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

Bob's Gutsy Leadership Blog

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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:

Fakebook, I Mean Facebook, Has Fundamental Problems!

The term “fake news” has become part of the popular vocabulary. In the world of “fakeness” there is no doubt that Facebook stands out from the crowd. Specifically, users can post anything thing they want to whatever audience they can assemble Also, anyone can create independent ”fake” accounts, and use these to initiate all kinds of “fake” political, social, or individual mayhem. These two kinds of “fakeness” are now becoming very problematic for Facebook.

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Key Learnings from a Legend: Jack Welch

The passing of Jack Welch provides a good stimulus to consider what powerful, enduring lessons he taught us. No doubt some of his aggressive approaches are viewed skeptically by some today, but there is no doubt his fundamental thinking is as relevant as ever.

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Mornings with Maria interview: Remote working policies and the cost of Chinese intellectual property theft

Today I had an interview with Maria Bartiromo on Fox Business News where we discussed the virus and the challenges China represents to the tech sector. You can view it by clicking here.

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