Why Visionary CEOs Never Have Visionary Successors
Steve Blank’s writings addresses the question, “Why Visionary CEOs Never Have Visionary Successors.”
Consider Microsoft. It entered the twenty-first century as the dominant software provider for anyone who interacted with a computing device. Sixteen years later, that dominance is looking threadbare. The reason is failed leadership, and Apple — currently the dominant tech firm for the mobile era — is at risk of making the same mistakes.
After running Microsoft for twenty-five years, Bill Gates handed the rein.....