Four-star general Stanley McChrystal shares what he learned about leadership over his decades in the military. How can you build a sense of shared purpose among people of many ages and skill sets? By listening and learning — and addressing the possibility of failure.
Quotes from his talk:
"Great leaders let you fail; they don’t let you be a failure."
"Listen, learn … then lead: "Leaders can let you fail, but not be a failure"
"A leader isn’t good because they are right. They are good because they are willing to learn and to trust"
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Very inspiring talk. We all are leaders and have a responsibility. Sometimes we need to be reminded of how important that is for generations to come.