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Purpose Revisited

Recently I received a Knowledge@Wharton article, “Should Leadership Feel More Like Love?.” It is an interview with Fred Kofman, Google leadership development advisor and former LinkedIn vice president of leadership…

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Man vs Machine … Tim Cook Weighs In

Picture this. It’s a mild summer evening in San Francisco. It’s 2018. CEOs and thought leaders from across the country have gathered for the invitation-only Fortune CEO Initiative. The movers and shakers of Silicon Valley are there…

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Who’s more profitable, Amazon or Macy’s?

If you said Amazon … think again. Macy’s operating margin exceeds 6%, while Amazon’s operating margin last quarter was only 3.8% …. but the comparison is even more striking if we look at Amazon’s numbers a little more closely…

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Musk and Moats…A Brief Update

You may have seen my article earlier this week about the war of words between Warren Buffett and Elon Musk over disparate business philosophies. In that article I alluded to the fact that Musk’s investments…

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Mike Cobb

Mike has provided strategic, operational and financial leadership to small and medium-sized firms, as well as Fortune 500 companies and large government organizations, in a broad range of industries.

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