My Share of the Task: A Memoir

My Share of the Task: A Memoir

General Stanley McChrystal


"General McChrystal is a mythical warrior with an excellent eye for enduring classes approximately management, braveness, and consequence." -Tom Brokaw common

Stanley McChrystal is largely widespread for his starvation to understand the reality, his braveness to discover it, and his humility to hear these round him. while the commanding officer of all U.S. and coalition forces in Afghanistan, he stationed himself ahead and regularly went on patrols along with his troops to event their demanding situations firsthand. during this illuminating long island instances bestseller, McChrystal frankly explores the main episodes and controversies of his occupation. He describes the numerous awesome leaders he served with and the handful of undesirable leaders he realized to not emulate. And he paints a brilliant portrait of ways the army institution grew to become itself, in a single iteration, into the adaptive, resilient strength that may quickly be established in Iraq, Afghanistan, and the broader struggle on Terror.

"A compelling account of his awesome career." -The Wall road magazine '

"This is an excellent ebook approximately management wrapped within a desirable own narrative." -Walter Isaacson, writer of Steve Jobs

Stanley McChrystal retired in July 2010 as a four-star normal within the U.S. military. His final project used to be because the commander of the overseas safety counsel strength and because the commander of U.S. forces in Afghanistan. he's at the moment a senior fellow at Yale University's Jackson Institute for worldwide Affairs and cofounder of the McChrystal team, a management consulting enterprise. He and his spouse, Annie, reside in Virginia.

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