Former Krave Jerky CEO Jon Sebastiani returns for this weeks episode of Take A Knee. Adam opens the show talking to Jon about his new ready made and healthy soup business Zupa. Then Adam talks to Jon about the rapid success and eventual sale of Krave Jerky to Hershey. Adam talks about the misconception of a “hot breakfast” as a wholesome healthy meal, and how that applies to a changing food industry. Then they talk about Jon’s history coming from a wine family and how it led him to a life in business. They close the show talking about how people fear change, even though it often leads to something better.
Retired US Navy Seal John “Jocko” Willink joins Adam for this week’s episode of Take A Knee. Adam opens the show asking Jocko about his numerous accolades while fighting in Iraq and Afghanistan over the years. Then Adam and John talk in-depth about the past, present, and future of the Middle East conflict and what America’s involvement should be in that region going forward. After that, John talks about what true leadership really means and the skills required to achieve it. Before they wrap, they discuss the pussification of our future generation of young adults, as well as going out and making a future for yourself rather than sitting around and waiting for it to happen.