Leif Babin

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(Babin, Leif) Leif Babin is a decorated former Navy SEAL officer, and co-founder of Echelon Front, where he serves as leadership instructor, speaker, and executive coach. A graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, Leif served thirteen years in the Navy, including nine as a Navy SEAL. As a SEAL platoon commander, he planned and led major combat operations in the Battle of Ramadi that helped bring stability to the violent, war-torn city. Extreme Ownership: How U.S. Navy SEALs Lead and Win (St. Martin’s Press) details the mind-set and principles that enable SEAL units to accomplish the most difficult missions in combat, including how to apply them to any team, family or organization. Each chapter focuses on a specific topic such as Cover and Move, Decentralized Command, and Leading Up the Chain, explaining what they are, why they are important, and how to implement them in any leadership environment.