Robert O'Neill: Talks At Google

Robert O'Neill: Talks At Google


Rob O’Neill is a former Navy SEAL Team leader with more than a dozen deployments and 400 combat missions in four different theaters of war. Rob has been decorated with two Silver Stars, four Bronze Stars with Valor, a Joint Service Commendation Medal with Valor, three Presidential Unit Citations, and two Navy Commendations with Valor.

In this video, Rob visited Google to discuss what it takes to be successful in high performance teams, using examples from his time as a Navy SEAL. He explains how the best of the military’s best approach strategic planning when mission failure is not an option.

You’ll come to appreciate the people who are asked to do the hardest jobs—the warriors, husbands and wives, and family men and women—who they know exist but have never met, and who are focused solely on making their missions successful. Listen as one of the legends of our nation’s military shares his views on the ingredients to a successful mission: The right people, preparedness, decision making under pressure, and, above all, a commitment to never quit.

Robert O’Neill is one of the most highly-decorated combat veterans of our time and the author of The New York Times best-selling memoir, The Operator: Firing the Shots That Killed Osama bin Laden and My Years as a SEAL Team Warrior. In the world of high-pressure Navy SEAL missions, instant, critical decision-making is a necessity for success. Rob has proven experience in exceptionally high-risk and fluid environments. Having trained more than 800 special operations and tactical operators, O’Neill brings this unique expertise to organizations and translates his elite SEAL team training into high-impact, actionable insights on leadership, decision-making, operating in uncertain environments, and how to become the ‘best of the best.’ His mantra is “Never quit,” and he believes this is the single most important factor in determining success.

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Former SEAL Team Six Leader, Naval Special Warfare Development Group, & New York Times Best-Selling Author

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Rob O’Neill is one of the most highly-decorated combat veterans of our time. He was a team leader and operator with the Naval Special Warfare Development Group (SEAL Team Six). He has held combat leadership roles in more than 400 missions, but with most of his career shrouded in a classified cloak, O’Neill served his remarkable career in the shadows. Through incredible stories drawn from lessons learned during some of the country’s most headline-stealing conflicts, he shows audiences how to approach strategic planning when mission failure is not an option.