About the Book: Endorsements
“Bob Herbold has written a remarkable business book with useful, practical tips you can use virtually every day. Bob has an outstanding track record as a business leader. He offers a clear road map to making the decisions that lead to business success and, once there, how to stay on top! ”
—Patrick J. McGovern, founder and chairman, International Data Group
“Managers at any point on the corporate food chain should read this book. You’ll learn to recognize the basic human tendency to put off, ignore, or compromise on tough decisions—and how to combat it with the strong leadership your organization needs. ”
—Carol Bartz, CEO, Yahoo! Inc.
“The first and most important responsibility of leadership is to make clear decisions—about strategy, talent, resources, and other critical issues. Often, these decisions must be made in volatile, uncertain, chaotic, and ambiguous conditions, which requires instinct and courage. Bob Herbold’s excellent book equips leaders with the insights and tools needed to make clear and courageous decisions.   I recommend it highly. ”
—Robert A. McDonald, chairman of the board, president, and CEO, Procter & Gamble Company
“A must-read for both emerging and established executives! Bob Herbold provides ten clear guidelines that will enable managers to become strong, proactive leaders. ”
—John C. Lechleiter, chairman, president, and CEO, Eli Lilly and Company
What’s Holding You Back? gives good insights as to why managers often fail to make tough decisions. His ten actionable steps are a useful template for becoming a strong, courageous leader and achieving significant impact. ”
—Wee EE Cheong, deputy chairman and CEO, United Overseas Bank Ltd.
“Bob Herbold has written a remarkable business book with useful, practical tips you can use virtually every day. Bob has an outstanding track record as a business leader. He offers a clear road map to making the decisions that lead to business success and, once there, how to stay on top!”—Patrick J. McGovern, founder and chairman, International Data Group “A terrific book: Herbold’s principles are ready-to-use guidelines for strong leadership. A great tool for training your best and brightest leaders to steer through the world of fast change and severe competition. I highly recommend it. ”
—Shin-Bae Kim, vice-chairman and CEO, SK C&C, Korea