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
Retired U.S. Army General Stanley McChrystal, author of Team of Teams, explains the two traits entrepreneurs share with military leaders.
ACTUALLY, IT STUNK PRETTY BADLY FROM THE GET-GO: The New York Post editorial today, “As Five Taliban Officials Walk Free, Bergdahl Deal Stink Grows.” [R]etired Gen. Stanley McChrystal revealed last week for the first time that he’d been informed almost immediately after Bergdahl’s 2009 capture that the soldier “walked off [his base] intentionally.” Yet years […]
General Stanley McChrystal says insular groups must be brought down. Find out how to align team incentives and create one shared definition of success.
The model of a leader as a heroic strategist has become antiquated. War veteran and retired General Stanley McChrystal explains why viewing a leader as a gardener helped him in the Iraq theater.
Retired U.S. Army General Stanley McChrystal says your organization needs to have a "shared consciousness" where information flows fluidly from the executives to the employees.
U.S. Army General McChrystal writes in his book Team of Teams about the lessons from Captain "Sully" Sullenberger's famous 2009 Hudson River landing.