Why companies succeed

Why companies succeed: The secret to success in business is having people who “get it” run the company, according to this article in the Harvard Business Journal.


A leader’s long-term success isn’t derived from sheer force of personality or breadth and depth of skill. Without an ability to read and adapt to changing business conditions, personality and skill are but temporal strengths. An understanding of the zeitgeist and its implications has played a critical but unheralded role in some of the greatest business victories of all time.