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10 Lessons from America’s Greatest Military Leaders | Entrepreneur

10 Lessons from America’s Greatest Military Leaders | Entrepreneur

In Afghanistan, U.S. Army General Stanley McChrystal was focused on one thing: devising the best plan of attack. But he knew he couldn’t do it alone. So like any good leader, he assembled a core team of trustworthy people who believed in his vision and relied on them heavily to get the job done.

“Even though he was a four-star general, he would still listen to what significantly lower-ranking people had to say,” says Chad Storlie, a retired U.S. Army Reserve Special Forces officer and author of Combat Leader to Corporate Leader (ABC CLIO, 2010). “His team had a very open way of communicating: they would read a mission…

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