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1

All responsibility for success and failure rests with ____

the leader

2

The leader must acknowledge mistakes and admit failures, take ownership of them, and develop a ____ to win.

plan

3

When subordinates aren't doing what they should, leader that exercise extreme ownership cannot blame subordinates. The leader bears full responsibility for ____

explaining the strategic mission, developing the tactics, and securing the training and resources to enable the team to properly and successfully execute.

4

If an individual is not performing at the level required for the team to succeed, the leader must ____

train and mentor that under-performer. But if the under-performer continually fails to meet standards, then a leader who expertise Extreme Ownership must be loyal to the team and the mission above any individual. If under-performers cannot improve, the leader must make the tough call to terminate them and hire others who can get the job done. It is all on the leader.

5

Taking ownership when things go wrong requires ____

extraordinary humility and courage.

6

Extreme ownership requires leaders to look at an organizations problems through the objective lens of reality, without emotional attachments to agendas or plans. A leader must ____

set ego aside, accept responsibility for failures, attack weaknesses, and consistently work to build a better more effective team.

7

A leader does not take credit for the teams success but bestows that honor upon ____

the subordinate leaders and team members.

8

When a leader sets an extreme ownership example and expects this from junior leaders within the team, the mindset develops into ____

the teams culture at every level.

9

When extreme ownership is the culture of the team, efficiency and effectiveness increase exponentially and a ____ is the result.

high performing, winning team