Dr. Marshall Goldsmith is a world authority in helping successful leaders get even better – by achieving positive, lasting change in behavior: for themselves, their people and their teams.
In November 2009 Dr. Goldsmith was recognized as one of the fifteen most influential business thinkers in the world in the bi-annual study sponsored by The (London)Times and Forbes. The American Management Association named Marshall as one of 50 great thinkers and leaders who have influenced the field of management over the past 80 years. He is one of only two educators who have won the Institute of Management Studies Lifetime Achievement Award. Major business press acknowledgments include: BusinessWeek – most influential practitioners in the history of leadership development, Wall Street Journal - top ten executive educators,Forbes - five most-respected executive coaches, Leadership Excellence – top five thinkers on leadership, Economic Times(India) – top CEO coaches of America, Economist (UK) - most credible executive advisors in the new era of business and Fast Company - America’s preeminent executive coach.
Dr. Goldsmith’s Ph.D. is from UCLA where he has been named one of the 75 great alumni of the last 75 years. He teaches executive education at Dartmouth’s Tuck School and frequently speaks at leading business schools. He is a Fellow of the National Academy of Human Resources (America’s top HR honor) and his work has been recognized by almost every professional organization in his field.
Marshall is one of a select few advisors who have been asked to work with over 120 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 is the million-selling author of many books including:What Got You Here Won’t Get You There – a New York Times best-seller, Wall Street Journal #1 business book, winner of the Harold Longman Award for Business Book of the Year and top ten best-seller in seven major countries; Succession: Are You Ready? – aWSJ best-seller; The Leader of the Future - a BusinessWeek best-seller, The Organization of the Future 2 - Choice Award (top academic business books) 2009; and Coaching for Leadership. Over three hundred of his articles, interviews, columns and videos are available for viewing and sharing online (for no charge) atwww.MarshallGoldsmithLibrary.com. Visitors to this site have come from 195 countries and have viewed, read, listened to, downloaded or shared resources over 5 million times. He has regular blogs at www.HBR.org, www.BusinessWeek.com and www.HuffingtonPost.com.