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Leadership During Crises Featuring Jeffrey Buchanan
Episode 6763rd April 2023 • Smashing the Plateau • Smashing the Plateau
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Lieutenant General Jeff Buchanan commanded US Army North (Fifth Army). After a 37-year Army career, he retired from active duty on September 1, 2019.

In today’s episode of Smashing the Plateau, you will learn how Jeff led complex combat and humanitarian operations and now is a leadership consultant to governments and companies.

Jeff and I discuss:

  • Jeff’s career [02:19]
  • The primary problem Jeff now solves [05:03]
  • Leadership and trust [07:45]
  • The value of humility [16:14]
  • Connecting to community through common purpose [21:28]

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