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Bestselling Author & Speaker
18th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
One of TIME's 100 Most Influential Leaders

"Life is not a spectator sport."

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GENERAL MARTIN E. DEMPSEY,  named one of TIME magazine's most influential people, retired in October 2015 after 41 years of military service. He now teaches leadership and public policy as a Rubenstein Fellow at Duke University and serves as Chairman of USA Basketball. General Dempsey is co-author of the bestselling leadership book Radical Inclusion: What the Post-9/11 World Should Have Taught Us About Leadership and author of the new book:

No Time For Spectators: The Lessons That Mattered Most From West Point To The West Wing.

If These Walls Could Talk: Stories of Service

President Obama and General Dempsey discuss leadership, trust, sense-making, and making it matter.

"I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel."

-Maya Angelou

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The New Jersey Hall of Fame Class of 2019-2020 includes General Dempsey for his contributions to public service. 


General Dempsey and the U.S. Army band, Downrange, release their rendition of the song "America" to ABC News. 

No Time for Spectators: The Lessons that Mattered Most from West Point to the West Wing by Martin E. Dempsey is released.


Sports Business Journal publishes A Matter of Trust by Bill King about how sports organizations are helping their employees navigate times of uncertainty.


No Time for Spectators: The Lessons that Mattered Most from West Point to the West Wing is available for pre-order on Amazon.


General Dempsey is selected by the Council of Trustees of the Association of the U.S. Army as the recipient of the 2019 George Catlett Marshall Medal for sustained commitment to America’s armed forces. 

The New York Times publishes a story on General Dempsey's tweets.

General Dempsey coauthors a national security opinion piece with Gen. Pierre de Viellers (France), Gen. Nick Houghton (United Kingdom): In a dangerous world, everyone needs trustworthy friends

General Dempsey talks Radical Inclusion and leadership with Steve Inskeep on NPR Morning Edition

Radical Inclusion: What the Post-9/11 World Should Have Taught Us About Leadership by Martin E. Dempsey and Ori Brafman is released.


In an article in Task & Purpose, General Dempsey talks leadership, respect, humility, and inclusiveness. 

General Dempsey speaks on leadership, North Korea, and even poetry on NPR's Diane Rehm Show

Radical Inclusion: What the Post-9/11 World Should Have Taught Us About Leadership is available for pre-order on Amazon.

General Dempsey is featured in Reuters' First Job series

General Dempsey is named a Distinguished Graduate of West Point for his 41 years of service and leadership for the nation.

General Dempsey receives the James Joyce Award for Accomplishments in Human Endeavors

General Dempsey discusses his goals for USA Basketball on ESPN's Capital Games.

General Dempsey is elected Chairman of USA Basketball.

Queen Elizabeth II honors General Dempsey as an Honorary Knight of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire for his commitment to defense cooperation between the U.K. and the U.S.


In an article published in USA Today, General Dempsey reminds us why we stand for the National Anthem. 

General Dempsey is named one of TIME magazine's 100 Most Influential People. 


"Talent perceives differences; genius unity."

-W.B. Yeats

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