- Insider's Take
On September 11, 2001, the United States faced an unprecedented military challenge. Technology had disrupted warfare. In this new, unknown world, General Stanley McChrystal was responsible for coordinating troops scattered across the globe. He realized that to be a better leader in this dynamic environment, he needed the humility to listen and learn. At first blush, McChrystal’s somewhat unwieldy story seems unique to him, but his experiences offer tidbits to old-school leaders and managers who find their industry in the throes of unprecedented technological upheaval.
About the Speaker
Now retired, General Stanley McChrystal commanded US Army and international troops in Afghanistan.