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Stanley McChrystal

Stanley McChrystal

Cofounder, McChrystal Group

Retired four star Gen. Stanley McChrystal ran Joint Special Operations Command in Iraq and Afghanistan for nearly five years, and commanded all U.S. and international forces in Afghanistan until 2010. He is the author of My Share of the Task and cofounder of the McChrystal Group.

We thought we knew the rules, that we knew what it took to be successful. But the sport we had been playing wasn't good enough for the sport we were required to be effective at.