John Allen: The Characteristics Of A Successful Leader

John Allen: The Characteristics Of A Successful Leader


In this video, General John Allen, former commander of US and NATO troops in Afghanistan and the first Marine general to command a theater of war, discusses the current challenges facing leaders today and explains what they must do to be successful.

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Former President, The Brookings Institution; Former Commander of NATO and US Forces in Afghanistan; Former Senior Advisor to the Secretary of Defense for Middle East Security; Former Presidential Special Envoy to the Global Coalition to Counter ISIL

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General John Allen is one of the nation’s most legendary military leaders and most respected thought leaders on U.S.-global engagement. When President Obama created the appointment of special envoy for the Global Coalition to Counter ISIL, General Allen was the first American tapped to confront the Islamic State terror group. Widely hailed as a strategic thinker and a true battlefield leader, Gen. Allen is one of the nation’s foremost experts on the geopolitical relationships between U.S. and Asia and the Middle East. A unique combination of warrior and diplomat, Allen shares awe-inspiring stories of the challenges facing our nation, the keys to combating the enemy, and the leadership lessons that can be applied to today’s business environment.