Episode #207 - With Special Forces Operator Jesse Yandell

Summary:

In Episode #207 Ari welcomes Jesse Yandell, an NCO and US Army Ranger who’s successfully transitioning from life as a Special Forces operator, to life as an entrepreneur. Listen as Jesse and Ari talk about what it takes to make it as an US Army Ranger, how military training is perfect for any aspiring entrepreneur, and why doing the routine things routinely is of the utmost importance.

Time Stamped Show Notes:

  • 31:15 – Introduction of Jesse Yandell
  • 31:45 – NCO and US Army Ranger
  • 32:02 – What the Rangers do
  • 33:05 – When much is given, much is expected
  • 34:10 – The Standard—there’s no grey area…it’s pass or fail in the Special Forces
  • 35:35 – What the Rangers specialize in? What’s their talent?—The Ranger Fire Team
  • 37:04 – Turning fear into courage
  • 37:55 – Jesse has done 15 tours
  • 39:15 – Describing the week of recovery
  • 40:50 – The resiliency of the Ranger
  • 41:50 – The Special Forces community uses PT to handle the recovery process
  • 43:03 – Rangers are responsible for making sure their teammates get the help they need when they need it
  • 43:52 – You need to take your recovery as seriously as your training
  • 44:22 – No one ever sees their own warning signs
  • 45:00 – Do the routine things routinely
  • 45:22 – Waking up at 5:30 AM every day
  • 47:47 – Jesse’s Ranger Buddy in Business
  • 48:05 – AmericanDreamU.com
  • 49:20 – The Uncommon Human
  • 51:00 – Don’t put yourself in a compromising situation
  • 51:24 – Top 3 Tips to be More Effective:
    • Become confident, than become self-reliant
    • Live with discipline and humility
    • Maintain balance
  • 52:25 – uncommonhuman.com

3 Key Points:

  1. Do the routine things routinely.
  2. Understand that when much is given to you, much is expected of you.
  3. Never intentionally put yourself into a situation where you’re questioning your morals or integrity.

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