General Stanley McChrystal, one of the most respected war heroes of our time, shares 8 lessons in how to "Listen, Learn, and Lead."
Hillary Clinton in Afghanistan as Secretary of State, alongside Gen. Stanley McChrystal. (US Embassy Kabul Afghanistan / (CC BY-ND 2.0)) Neoconservatives like Iraq warmonger Robert Kagan aren’t endorsing Hillary Clinton for president...Show More Summary
During my coverage and commentary on Operation Iraqi Freedom And Operation Enduring Freedom, I never liked David Petrarus or Stanley McChrystal. As for the campaigns (because that invariably comes up), I didn’t agree with OIF1 or in other words the initial invasion of Iraq, I did agree with OIF2 and OIF3 because 80-100 jihadist fighters […]
A new $45-million fund will allow Santa Monica venture capital firm Mucker Capital to make bigger investments, but it won't lead to a significant change in strategy, said managing director Erik Rannala. The fund, closed early this year and announced last week, is a step up from the $20 million...
Dave Whorton, founder of The Tugboat Group, reveals the advice that helped him transform his company's weekly meetings.
I love this story from General Stanley McChrystal’s account of the NASA space program in his book Team of Teams. It’s an illustration of the foundation of DevOps principles and is obviously (as you’ll see shortly) not constrained toShow More Summary
A Q&A with former general Stanley McChrystal.
First, a brief motivational video. [HT: Lou Rodarte] And then an observation by General Stanley McChrystal in his book, Team of Teams: Prediction is not the only way to confront threats; developing resilience, learning how to reconfigure to confront the unknown, is a much more effective way to respond to a complex environment.
“Push yourself harder than you think you’re capable of. You’ll find new depth inside yourself.” – Stanley McChrystal Stanley McChrystal (@StanleyMcChrystal) retired from the U.S. Army as a four-star general after more than 34 years of service. Former Defense Secretary Robert Gates described McChrystal as “perhaps the finest warrior and leader of men in combat I ever […]
Stanley McChrystal (@StanleyMcChrystal) retired from the U.S. Army as a four-star general after more than 34 years of service. Former Defense Secretary Robert Gates described McChrystal as “perhaps the finest warrior and leader of men in combat I ever met.” From 2003 to 2008, McChrystal served as Commander of Joint Special Operations Command (JSOC), where […]
"There were moments in Afghanistan when the idea that you could just blow it was pretty significant." - Gen. Stanley McChrystal
Netflix has acquired the satirical comedy "War Machine," with Brad Pitt set to star as General Stanley McChrystal, adding a major dose of star power to the streaming service's growing stable of original films.
I begin a book tour tomorrow to promote my new book, an adaptation of Machiavelli’s The Prince for former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton: The Queen: The Epic Ambition of Hillary and the Coming of a Second “Clinton Era.” It is candid...Show More Summary
Off to D.C. tomorrow to be a part of the panel on Meet The Press with Chuck Todd on Sunday. I suppose former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s speech and Governor Jeb Bush’s trip will be part of the conversation, and I will provide...Show More Summary
In a coup for Netflix, the star will star as four-star military general patterned after Gen. Stanley McChrystal.
Netflix is getting into the Brad Pitt business. The streaming service has come aboard to produce and distribute "War Machine," a satirical comedy starring Pitt and inspired by Gen. Stanley McChrystal, according to an announcement Monday.
Netflix, the global streaming service that brought Washingtonians — er, the world — “House of Cards,” has acquired “War Machine,” starring Hollywood vet Brad Pitt as Gen. Stanley McChrystal. This is a major deal for the former DVD-to-mailbox company that has plunged head first into original and critically-acclaimed programming, according to Deadline. Show More Summary
Netflix has acquired the satirical comedy "War Machine," with Brad Pitt set to star as General Stanley McChrystal. The acquisition was announced Monday by Netflix. It adds a major dose of star power to the streaming service's growing stable of original films. Show More Summary
EXCLUSIVE: Netflix has acquired distribution rights to War Machine, the David Michod-directed drama which will star Brad Pitt as a four-star rock star U.S. military general. The character is patterned after Gen. Stanley McChrystal, for a time the commanding general of international and U.S. Show More Summary
On leadership, chaos, and empowering far-flung teams. Fast Company editor-in-chief Robert Safian recently sat down with Gen. Stanley McChrystal, David Silverman, and Chris Fussell, authors of the book Team of Teams: New Rules Of Engagement...Show More Summary