Eric Davis Navy SEAL Sniper
Do you believe you should give up on your dreams in order to be a better parent?
Why does your development as a man impact your child more than any parenting technique or strategy?
Eric Davis got through some gritty situations as a Navy SEAL by imagining what he would do if his kids were watching him. Today we’re talking about some key points from his book, Raising Men: Lessons Navy SEALs Learned from Their Training and Taught to Their Sons. This is a great talk to check out even if you’re not a dad.
In this interview:
- Why Eric almost gave up on his dream to become a Navy SEAL
- The difference between power and force
- What does it mean to “chase the bull”
- The danger of raising a kid through “magical thinking”
- When Dads are hesitant to admit they don’t have all the answers
- Why trying to be bigger and more powerful than your kid is a recipe for disaster
About Eric Davis Navy SEAL Sniper
Eric Davis served our country as a U.S. Navy SEAL and decorated veteran of the Global War on Terror. Eric has been recognized as one of the premier sniper instructors in the U.S. military and has served as a Master Training Specialist at the SEAL sniper school in Coronado, CA.
He is an expert of technical and physical surveillance and was part of an elite group hand-selected to perform intelligence collection in denied areas around the world.
Eric has spent years developing, writing and executing curriculum for the SEAL Teams. By leveraging his expertise in the development of systems, structures, processes and practices Eric was instrumental in significantly reducing the failure rate, of Naval Special Warfare’s internationally recognized Sniper course.
Since departing from the SEAL teams, Eric has worked in corporate performance, sales and leadership training bringing an unprecedented amount of innovation, efficiency and structure to the domain of business and personal performance.
Eric is the author of Raising Men: Lessons Navy SEALs Learned from Their Training and Taught to Their Sons.