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What is More Powerful Than Motivation?

What is More Powerful Than Motivation?

How many of us think that motivation is the key to success? It powers us through the hardest stuff in life. 

But does it really? 

Have you ever done the too-tight-jean-wiggle and felt super motivated to lose weight… until those scrumptious donuts called you from the break room table…

… or felt super-charged by a New Year’s resolution to wake up early every day and take a brisk morning walk… until that alarm clock rings and the snooze button is just as close as the “off” button. 

Will your motivation propel you over those hurdles? 

According to Leif Babin and Jocko Willink it will not. 

So what does it take? 

What is more powerful than motivation to help you get things done?

Leif and Jocko have the answer… 


Discipline will trump all other emotions that will prevent you from doing what needs to be done. 

And in case you’re wondering, “Who the heck are Leif and Jocko?”…

Jocko Willink was one of TEDxUniversityofNevada’s key speakers in 2017.  And you’re soon to be inspired by Leif Babin at TEDxReno on April 6, 2024! Get your tickets now

For a sneak preview, check out their recent podcast about the secret strategy that makes soldiers more effective, and what we can learn from them. 

A bit about Leif

Leif Babin is a former U.S. Navy SEAL officer, co-author of #1 New York Times bestseller Extreme Ownership: How U.S. Navy SEALs Lead and Win, and President & Co-founder of Echelon Front, a premier leadership consulting company that helps others build their own high-performance winning teams, where he serves as leadership instructor, speaker, and strategic advisor.

A graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, Leif served thirteen years in the Navy, including nine in the SEAL Teams. As a SEAL platoon commander in SEAL Team Three’s Task Unit Bruiser, he planned and led major combat operations in the Battle of Ramadi that helped the “Ready First” Brigade of the US Army’s 1st Armored Division achieve victory. Task Unit Bruiser became the most highly decorated special operations unit of the Iraq War.

Leif returned from combat and became the primary leadership instructor for all officers graduating from the SEAL training pipeline. There, he reshaped SEAL leadership training to better prepare the next generation of SEAL officers for the immense challenges of combat. During his last tour, Leif served as Operations Officer and Executive Officer at a SEAL Team where he again deployed to Iraq with a Special Operations Task Force. He is the recipient of the Silver Star, two Bronze Stars, and a Purple Heart.

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