Praise for Leaders: Myth and Reality


Leaders reexamines old notions of leadership—especially the outdated view that history is shaped by great men going it alone. General McChrystal shows us that leadership can take many forms, leaders often have different strengths, and great leaders can come from anywhere.”
Sheryl Sandberg
COO of Facebook and Founder of and


Leaders is a superb, thought-provoking challenge to conventional understanding of the nature of leadership. An enlightening, entertaining must-read about why we revere so many leaders who are often deeply flawed and even unsuccessful, and the lessons for thinking about and teaching leadership in the future.”
Robert M. Gates
Former U.S. Secretary of Defense