Knowing When to Step Down

Mari Baker, PlayFirst

It sometimes happens that a leader deems it necessary to take the company in a new market direction. And it takes a leader with courage to admit that they do not have the skills, connections, or background to be at the helm. In this clip, PlayFirst CEO Mari Baker explains the circumstances behind her leaving early disease information service Navigenics, and uses it as an example of how the needs of the organization can sometimes trump over all.