Although not ground breaking and instead a presentation of a common sense approach to successfully selecting your next CEO, I found this article insightful and a real thought provoker.

It is true that too many CEO and other senior leadership posts are recruited having considered a lot of inward thinking and analysis to what the organisation needs to take it forward. I found the external deep dive and the significant investment taken by several global brands to really understand the external factors they face before deciding upon what a new CEO needs to bring to be successful.

The pivot theory is an interesting method.

Like for like swap outs are common but so are like for like failures!!