Author Interview: Stan McChrystal on Leaders: Myth and Reality

| General Stanley McChrystal
General Stanley McChrystal
Former Commander, ISAF

Leaders: Myth and Reality, was a bestseller, even before it hit the bookstores.  According to Amazon, the book being released today by General Stanley McChrystal (Ret.), former U.S. Navy SEAL Jeff Eggers and former Marine Jason Mangone is already topping the bestseller list for business and organizational learning.  The Cipher Brief’s CEO & Publisher Suzanne Kelly sat down with General McChrystal ahead of the release of the book to talk about what it is that he learned over his decades in public service, and how his experiences changed his definition of a strong leader.

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General Stanley McChrystal is a retired four-star general and the Co-Founder of McChrystal Group.  He commanded the U.S. and International Security Assistance Forces (ISAF) Afghanistan, which included more than 150,000 troops from 45 allied countries.   From 2003 to 2008, he commanded Joint Special Operations Command (JSOC).   His latest book is Team of Teams: New Rules of Engagement in a Complex... Read More

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