Written by: Stephen Hsu
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The claim that one has a fixed budget of will power or self-discipline (“ego depletion“) may be yet another non-replicating “result” of shoddy social science. Note that the ego depletion claim refers to something like a daily budget of will power that can be used up, whereas Jocko is also referring to the development of this budget over time: building it up through use.
Jocko on BJJ and mixed martial arts:
See also My Navy SEAL Story.
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