Perspectives on Bob's Books

What's Holding You Back?

"A must read for both emerging and established executives! Bob Herbold provides ten clear guidelines that will enable managers to become strong, proactive leaders."

- J.Lechleiter, retired Chairman, President and CEO of Eli Lilly & Company

Seduced By Success

"Bob Herbold gets to the heart of why successful organizations and individuals often go into a tail-spin, and how this can be avoided. His thorough reviews of specific companies we all know make this a very useful book, and I highly recommend it."

- Indra K. Nooyi, Chairperson & CEO, PepsiCo, Inc.

The Fiefdom Syndrome

"Turf wars and bureaucracy can undermine even the strongest corporate strategies. Drawing on lessons learned throughout his distinguished career, Bob describes innovative and practical ways to tackle this pervasive problem."

- Bill Gates, Co-Founder, Microsoft Corporation and Co-Founder, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

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Bob regularly writes blog posts and articles with his areas of focus being leadership, organizational effectiveness. Below you will find the titles and hot-links of his most recent efforts:

Innovation Tips from a Nobel Prize Winner

Max Perutz is known as the “Godfather of Molecular Biology.” While he did receive the Nobel Prize for the discovery of the molecular structure of hemoglobin, he is equally well known as the founder of the most successful biological research laboratory in the world.

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My Feb. 4th interview with Maria Bartiromo

This morning I was interviewed by Maria Bartiromo on the her Fox  Business show called Mornings with Maria. We covered quite a wide range of topics.  Fox Business broke the interview into three topic area when they posted it on their website.  Here are the links to the three parts of the interview: 1.) Huawei is […]

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The Core Driver of BlackRock’s Success: Purpose

To most Main Street investors, BlackRock is basically invisible. The New York-based financial giant is deeply woven into the fabric of global investing. Surprisingly, it’s the world’s biggest asset manager, overseeing about $6 trillion in client money. It’s also the biggest provider of passive exchange-traded funds, with $1.5 trillion invested in its iShares fund family. All of this is super impressive when you realize the company is only 30 years old

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