General McCrystal – A military perspective on leadership after 9/11
“I came to believe that a leader isn’t good because they’re right; they’re good because they’re willing to learn and to trust.” General McCrystal
For various reasons that I won’t go into now, I’m studying military leadership in the 21st Century. I came across this Ted talk from General Stanley McCrystal, the former commander of US and International Forces In Afghanistan.
This is a painful listen and very honest. If you are serious about being a good leader, you should listen.
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