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#110: General Stanley McChrystal - Discipline, Self-Respect, Decision Making and Leadership

Today on the show, we are joined by General Stanley McChrystal.

General McChrystal is a retired four-star general, former top commander of the US and international Security Assistance Forces. Stan commanded a number of elite organisations including over-seeing the capture of Sadam Hussein in 2003, as well as taking charge of the 2009 NATO-U.S mission in Afghanistan.

On top of being one of the most decorated military general’s in American history, Stan is a senior fellow at Yale and teaches a graduate seminar about leadership, on top of this Stan can also boast being a 2x best-selling author of Team of Teams, as well as the book we discussed in today’s episode Leaders: Myth and reality.

In today’s episode we discuss so many things. To name just a few - respect, how to gain the respect of others and how to gain your own respect. How General McChrystal makes better decisions, how to build more discipline and also how to have difficult conversations.

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