The first stage of Covid-19 was a trial by fire for leaders, and not all got it right. Some takeaways.
With honest determination and vision, the former chairman of the Chicago Bears showed those in family enterprises and beyond how to follow an iconic predecessor and create your own identity. In doing so, he also left behind useful lessons for every leader in how to live, teach, and give back.
His ambassadorial—rather than monarchial—approach to transition will likely prove to be the right one.
Critics call for a changing of the guard at the top and a clearing of the deck on the board. This advice could not be more wrong. Here’s why.