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Managing Through Disruption, the Army Way

Col. Scott Snook explains how the Army's leadership lessons in recent years apply to business disruption.

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The challenges of the business world can’t compare to the extreme pressures of combat. Some days it just seems that way.

But the Army’s hard-won lessons about leadership do apply for any manager dealing with rapid change, disruption, and decision making in fluid situations.

In this podcast, Connected Futures executive editor Kevin Delaney speaks with Col. Scott Snook, an expert on leadership at Harvard Business school. Col. Snook has led soldiers in combat, taught at West Point, and is the author of Friendly Fire: The Accidental Shootdown of U.S. Black Hawks Over Northern Iraq. And he has some fascinating insights into the changing nature of leadership in the digital age.