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Retired 4-star Gen. Stanley McChrystal explains how the realisation the US was losing the Iraq War in 2004 led to the transformation of special operations

Stanley McChrystal is a retired four-star general in the US Army who led America’s Joint Special Operations Command and NATO forces in the War in Afghanistan. McChrystal led Joint Special Operations Command from 2003-2008, and assassinated Al Qaeda in Iraq leader Abu Musab al-Zarqawi in 2006. JSOC was initially outmatched […]
Retired 4-star Gen. Stanley McChrystal explains how the realisation the US was losing the Iraq War in 2004 led to the transformation of special operations
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Grammy-winning DJ Afrojack says 10 years of working with celebrities like Pitbull and Nicki Minaj has taught him the most important trait for anyone in business

Afrojack is among the world’s most popular DJs and has collaborated with some of the biggest names in pop music. He said that the biggest lesson he learned from his collaborations is celebrity cannot become an excuse for becoming self-important. He believes that the egotism that can come with celebrity […]
Grammy-winning DJ Afrojack says 10 years of working with celebrities like Pitbull and Nicki Minaj has taught him the most important trait for anyone in business
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Retired 4-star Gen. Stanley McChrystal tells a story about a battalion commander in a backward T-shirt to illustrate his top 2 pieces of leadership advice

Stanley McChrystal is a retired four-star general in the US Army who led America’s Joint Special Operations Command and NATO forces in the war in Afghanistan. McChrystal said the two greatest attributes a leader can have are empathy and self-discipline. An anecdote from his time on the battlefield shows how […]
Retired 4-star Gen. Stanley McChrystal tells a story about a battalion commander in a backward T-shirt to illustrate his top 2 pieces of leadership advice
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Retired 4-star Gen. Stanley McChrystal says handing his resignation letter to President Obama taught him a profound lesson about failure

Stanley McChrystal is a retired four-star general in the US Army who led America’s Joint Special Operations Command and NATO forces in the War in Afghanistan. McChrystal handed in his resignation to President Barack Obama after a critical Rolling Stone article portrayed McChrystal’s aides as being disrespectful to Vice President […]
Retired 4-star Gen. Stanley McChrystal says handing his resignation letter to President Obama taught him a profound lesson about failure