There’s much more to know about General Stanley McChrystal than what happened with Rolling Stone magazine.
Granting inside access to a journalist turned out to be a disaster, and the magazine essay led to the end of his military career. But don’t let what happened in 2010 diminish the superb business advice General Stanley McChrystal offers in his book.
In “Team of Teams – New Rules of Engagement for a Complex World,” the retired 4-star general and his colleague writers share ready-to-implement ideas on leadership, teamwork and organizational effectiveness.
The book’s origins come from McChrystal’s leadership of the Joint Special Operations Task Force and the efforts to defeat Al Qaeda in Iraq. It’s an easy read, and one I recommend.
To get you started, I’ve organized five salient points that I particularly like and believe to be effective.