Ann Dunwoody served her country for thirty-seven years, inspiring countless soldiers and citizens along the way with her many firsts. As this book shows, her commitment to and zeal for service haven’t ended with her military retirement.— Walter Isaacson, President and CEO of The Aspen Institute and author of The Innovators

An amazing, uplifting story—and an important one for us to learn from. Ann Dunwoody was our first female four-star general, not because she was a great female soldier, but because she was simply a great soldier. She drove change—blazing a trail through myriad challenges—and did it with extraordinary wisdom, courage, and a selfless commitment to soldiers. An inspirational guidebook for anyone trying to make their team or organization better.— General Stanley McChrystal (US Army, Ret.), author of My Share of the Task and Team of Teams

General Dunwoody’s book, A Higher Standard, provides inspiring military philosophy and on-the-ground leadership experience. There are powerful messages, and much to be learned from our United States Army’s first female four-star general, who is a woman with a brilliant career on and off the battlefield. Challenge, change, and commitment flow from A Higher Standard! A must-read for all leaders in every sector.— Frances Hesselbein, President and CEO of The Frances Hesselbein Leadership Institute



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