The Talent War

Mike Sarraille on Beyond the Uniform

Mike started EF Overwatch as part of Jocko Willink’s Echelon Front. We talk about the Veteran Transition Map, and the importance of one’s self-assessment about strengths and weaknesses. We talk about the one thing that Mike would encourage Veterans to leave behind in the military, and why this one thing is such a risk. What it’s like starting two organizations and why Mike thinks Veterans should definitely start a for-profit company over a non-profit company. We talk about Extreme Ownership – and why this mindset is revolutionizing the business world.

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Reading List

The Talent War: How Special Operations and Great Organizations Win on Talent

Extreme Ownership: How U.S. Navy SEALs Lead and Win

The Attributes: 25 Hidden Drivers of Optimal Performance