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No plan survives contact with the enemy, which is why you need to be ready for anything. In today’s episode of the Influential Personal Brand Podcast, we speak with Mark Divine. Mark is an exceptional individual who has achieved excellence in an astonishingly diverse range of areas. He holds an MBA from NYU, is a New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestselling author, while also having a long and established career as a Navy SEALs commander. He is also a high-profile public speaker and was recently part of a Tony Robbins event. In addition, Mark has an enduring relationship with martial arts, meditation, mindfulness, and ancient yoga practices, which are integral to his leadership style and having what he calls an Unbeatable Mind. In our conversation, Mark almost immediately dives into the intricacies of his zen training and how he has utilized it over the years to train and lead his Navy SEALs teams to incredible effect. He repeatedly emphasizes the importance of an inner meditative practice for leaders in a world that is facing ever-increasing environmental damage due to self-serving human interests and how one can go about fostering a mindfulness practice. Listeners will hear Mark share his insights on the conflict of flow and why the ego isn’t something to be feared, as well as how to apply these lessons as a leader. Join us today for deep dive into mindful leadership, the nature of fear, and how it all comes together. You won’t want to miss this!