Thursday, July 9, 2020

“We create and believe myths. The power of myth is extraordinarily strong yet sometimes dangerous.”
– Gen. Stanley McChrystal, ret. –

I’ve often highlighted the power of stories within this morning message… and it’s nice to know I’m not alone in appreciating their strength. General Stanley McChrystal called upon this power last year when he spoke to cadets at the Modern War Institute and shared a thought-provoking example from his own life. Click here to read a few of his remarks and pay particular attention to the six leadership archetypes that he calls out. Then ask yourself which type you are and how that shapes your actions as a leader.

Stay safe. Stay healthy. Be strong. Lead well.