Sometimes competence should matter, not just character.
The leadership of Facebook and CEO Mark Zuckerberg are failing to face facts, instead preferring to live in a world of fiction.
Ken Chenault came in below the radar line as a peacemaker and problem solver. And the problems were enormous.
Clearly the very fiery temperament of a flamboyant founder that drives bold entrepreneurial ambitions during a company’s inception can backfire later. Yet there are profound strategic and cultural risks to replacing founders.