"It began with a life-or-death decision to remove the Needle of False Security from my arm, turn away from the Medusa of Routine, part the Veil of Bogus Guarantees and pass on into that vital place where, regardless of the question, all you have to say is yes."
Source: Beginner's Luke: Book I of the Beginner's Luke Series
A strategy of rapid global growth requires a different culture than one of focused innovation, and there are a number of levers (including succession) that can be pulled to align the culture to the needs of the future strategy. Unfortunately, most organizations see their culture as an impediment to the implementation of their strategy; very few see it as a competitive advantage.
Source: Schwab Foundation's Sixth Social Entrepreneurs Summit