Bob's Gutsy Leadership Blog

Archive for February, 2021

Gerry Baker Interview: The future of news sharing on social media

Check out my recent interview with Gerry Baker on Fox Business.  It focuses on the very recent flap between Facebook and the Australian government, and the implications of the agreement that was reached. Click here to watch.

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Mastercard: Classic Gutsy Leadership at Work!

The CEO of Mastercard for the past ten years is retiring at the end of 2021.  He has delivered to shareholders a cumulative total return of +1,581%, which is five times that of the S&P 500.  Concerning market cap, Mastercard is now the 21st most valuable company in the world, up from 256th when he […]

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IBM – No Sense of Urgency!

Six months ago, I wrote a blog that described how things might finally be falling into place for IBM to get itself out of its long-term downward spiral. In mid-2019, the company paid $34 billion for the thriving, open -source software company Red Hat – the largest software acquisition ever.  The hope was this would […]

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