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Aug 15, 2017

Entrepreneurship, Focus, Leadership, Navy SEALS, Success




What was the overarching lesson of Sun Tzu’s classic, The Art of War? It’s different than what many think it is. We’ll look at that in our Thought of the Day. And in our interview segment, former Navy SEAL turned entrepreneur Brandon Webb connects the pressure of Special Operations Forces with success in the business world. That and more on today’s show.


Bob's Thought of the Day


You’ll discover:


  • Why the ruthless, take-no-prisoners types of business leaders who claim to have read The Art of War actually don’t understand the book’s major lesson.
  • A powerful quote from the book revealing the very best of skills in terms of overcoming others’ armies.


Interview with Brandon Webb


You’ll discover:


  • The gripping first paragraph of Brandon’s book TOTAL FOCUS: Make Better Decisions Under Pressure, and how it relates to business lessons he learned many years later.
  • Why you should remove as much emotion as possible from decisions.
  • How to use “front sight focus” to skyrocket your success.
  • The power of “no” and how it can help you maintain focus.
  • A lesson from the story of three American men who stopped a potential terrorist attack on a high-speed train headed to Paris in 2015.
  • The value of practicing situational awareness in business.
  • A fascinating story about Brandon’s friend Hoby Darling.


Seven Principles

#1 Front Sight Focus
#2 Total Situational Awareness
#3 Violence of Action
#4 Excellence Matters
#5 Embrace The Suck
#6 One Team, One Fight
#7 Lead From The Front

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  • Former US Navy SEAL sniper @BrandonTWebb reveals how to use front sight #focus to skyrocket your #success.
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  • How can total #focus help you win in life and business? Former US Navy SEAL sniper @BrandonTWebb shows you how.


Interview Links



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