Here's How To Lead Your Team Through Global Adversity
The rules of leadership are changing. Here's where to adapt.
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Stanley McChrystal knows a thing or two about leadership. As the head of Joint Special Operations Command during the height of the fight against Al-Qaeda, he's secured a legacy as one of the most high-profile leaders in the world. In an op-ed for the New York Times, McChrystal and former Navy Seal Chris Fussell recounted a parable about the British Royal Navy, writing that naval officers were expected to stand tall on the ship's decks during battles, exposing themselves to enemy fire.
"It was not that little value was placed on their lives," McChrystal and Fussell wrote. "Rather, ever greater value was placed on their leadership. Their job was to be visible to their sailors, and show calm amid the chaos."
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