Have you ever thought of why companies like Apple, Microsoft, and Xerox are great companies and why they have sustained excellence over the years? Or why some countries like Finland, Norway, and Denmark have some of the best public services in the world, keeping them at the top of the world happiness index for decades? And why some individuals are achieving better results than others?
On the other hand, have you thought of why 50% of the Fortune 500 disappear every 10 years? Or why some countries stagnate in the same place for decades, sometimes becoming worse in every aspect? It is not only about leadership, not only about people, not about technology, and not just about fortune. So, what is it?