Stan McChrystal served for thirty-four years in the US Army, ascending from a second lieutenant in the 82nd Airborne Division to a four-star general, in order of all American and alliance powers in Afghanistan. During those years he worked with innumerable pioneers and considered an old inquiry: “What makes a pioneer incredible?” He came to understand that there is no straightforward answer.
McChrystal profiles thirteen well-known pioneers from a wide scope of times and fields—from corporate CEOs to legislators and progressives. He utilizes their accounts to investigate how initiative functions practically speaking and to challenge the legends that entangle our contemplating this basic subject.
With Plutarch’s Lives as his model, McChrystal takes a gander at combined arrangements of pioneers who pursued eccentric ways to progress. For example. . .