General Motors, born in 1908, was more than just a company; it was an institution. For over 75 years, GM wasn’t just making cars; they were setting standards, shaping dreams, and driving the narrative of American innovation.

But somewhere along the way, they lost their compass. True innovation isn’t just about leading; it’s about listening, sensing the tides of change, and having the courage to redefine oneself. While the world was evolving, GM became complacent, content with the echoes of their past glories.

Leadership is a commitment to the future, not just a tribute to the past. By prioritizing short-term profits over lasting value, GM turned away from the very essence of innovation. And the result? They stood on the precipice of the most monumental bankruptcy in American history.

Their story serves as a stark reminder: Resting on laurels is the first step towards oblivion. In a world defined by change, the most important question is not where you’ve been, but where you’re headed.

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