Marshall Goldsmith

World-Renowned Thought Leader in Leadership Development, Executive Coaching, and Human Resources
Marshall Goldsmith
  • Named “World’s #1 Leadership Thinker” by Harvard Business Review
  • Author of three New York Times best-sellers
  • Motivational coach inspiring audiences to improve behavior and achieve success
  • Completely rethinks employee engagement and human resources

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Dr. Goldsmith is the author or editor of 35 books, which have sold over two million copies, been translated into 30 languages and become bestsellers in 12 countries.  His two other New York Times bestsellers are MOJO and What Got You Here Won’t Get You There - the Harold Longman Award winner for Business Book of the Year.  In February 2016, Amazon.com recognized the ‘100 Best Leadership & Success Books’ in their To Read in Your Lifetime series.  The list included classics and newer books - management and self-help books.  Both, Triggers and What Got You Here Won’t Get You There were recognized as being in the top 100 books ever written in their field.  Marshall is only one of two authors with two books on the list.

Marshall’s professional acknowledgments include: Harvard Business Review and Best Practices Institute – World’s #1 Leadership Thinker, Global Gurus, INC and Fast Company magazines – World’s #1 Executive Coach, Institute for Management StudiesLifetime Achievement Award for Excellence in Teaching, American Management Association - 50 great thinkers and leaders who have influenced the field of management over the past 80 years, BusinessWeek – 50 great leaders in America, Wall Street Journal – top ten executive educators, Economist (UK) – most credible executive advisors in the new era of business, National Academy of Human ResourcesFellow of the Academy (America’s top HR award), World HRD Congress (India) – global leader in HR thinking. His work has been recognized by almost every professional organization in his field.

Dr. Goldsmith is a Professor of Management Practice at the Dartmouth Tuck School of Business.  His Ph.D. is from UCLA’s Anderson School of Management where he was the Distinguished Alumnus of the Year. He is one of a select few executive advisors who has worked with over 150 major CEOs and their management teams. He served on the Board of the Peter Drucker Foundation for ten years. He has been a volunteer teacher for US Army Generals, Navy Admirals, Girl Scout executives, International and American Red Cross leaders – where he was a National Volunteer of the Year.

Marshall’s other books include: Succession: Are You Ready? – a WSJ bestseller, The Leader of the Future - a BusinessWeek bestseller. Three of his books have been American Library Association – Choice Award winners for best academic business books of the year. Over three hundred of his articles, interviews, columns, and videos are available online at www.MarshallGoldsmith.com for viewing and sharing. Visitors to this site have come from 197 countries and have viewed, read, listened to, downloaded, or shared resources over 25 million times.

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Triggering Lasting Change

Personal Growth Comes From Within

Marshall Goldsmith: Winning

Triggers: Becoming the Person that We Want to Be. What keeps us from becoming the person that we want to be?  Why are our New Year’s resolutions forgotten by February?  Why is employee engagement near an all-time low?  Dr. Marshall Goldsmith is a world authority in helping successful leaders achieve positive, lasting change in behavior: for themselves, their people and their teams.  In this fast-paced, interactive keynote, Dr. Goldsmith will explain why we so often don’t become the person that we want to be.  He will then share several structured approaches to managing our lives (at home and work) that have been proven to result in positive behavioral change.  Marshall will also share a completely new approach to employee engagement that teaches employees how to engage themselves.  Finally, Dr. Goldsmith will describe his breakthrough work with Alan Mulally, (the former CEO of Ford and CEO of the Year in the US) and show how a disciplined change process can not only impact individuals and teams, but also an entire organization.

MOJO: How to Get It, How to Keep It, and How to Get It Back If You Lose It. “Mojo” is the feeling we get when we’re moving forward, making progress, achieving goals, clearing hurdles, passing the competition—and doing so with increasing ease. Based on his newest book, Marshall Goldsmith discusses the new world of work and shows why mojo is more important than ever before. Goldsmith will reveal how our mojo is impacted by identity, achievement, reputation, and acceptance. By the end of the session, participants will be able to define mojo, measure it, and keep mojo by letting go of the little stuff, avoiding pointless arguments at work, and steering clear of mojo-killers.  Free applications will be available to help participants experience more happiness and meaning at work and at home.

What Got You Here Won’t Get You There. How do successful leaders become even more successful? By following practical strategies from Marshall Goldsmith, one of the world’s leading executive coaches. This session will help you understand the unique challenges faced by successful people, and learn proven, research based tools for developing yourself and coaching others. Goldsmith will explain how to implement “feed-forward”, a positive, focused tool for improvement, and understand the latest innovations in peer coaching. As long as you have the commitment, Goldsmith has the guide for mastering change and finding more happiness and meaning—at work and home, and with the important people in your life.

Executive Coaching. Goldsmith is one of the world’s most accomplished and in-demand executive coaches. He is very selective in choosing clients and will personally work with a maximum of eight clients at any one time. His coaching process is unique; he defines success and “better” not by his or his individual clients’ qualifications, but by measurable positive change in pre-selected leadership behaviors as determined by pre-selected key stakeholders. Goldsmith’s clients range from CEOs to C-level executives whose work is critically important to an organization.

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