Dr. Marshall Goldsmith

Dr. Goldsmith was recently chosen as the inaugural winner of the Lifetime Achievement Award for Leadership by the Institute of Coaching at Harvard Medical School. He is the only two-time Thinkers 50 #1 Leadership Thinker in the World and has been ranked as the #1 Executive Coach and Top Ten Business Thinker the past eight years.

Dr. Goldsmith is the author or editor of 36 books, which have sold over two million copies, been translated into 32 languages and become listed bestsellers in 12 countries.  His three New York Times bestsellers are Triggers, MOJO and What Got You Here Won’t Get You There - the Harold Longman Award winner for Business Book of the Year.  In 2016, Amazon.com recognized the ‘100 Best Leadership & Success Books’ in its 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 other professional acknowledgments include:  Thinkers 50 – Top 10 Business Thinkers in the World – for eight consecutive years, 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 Studies – Lifetime 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 Resources – Fellow of the Academy (America’s top HR award), World HRD Congress (India) – the 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.  His MBA is from Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business, where he was recognized as the Distinguished Entrepreneur 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.  He has over 870,000 followers on LinkedIn and his videos have over 2 million views on YouTube.  Hundreds 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 tens of millions of times.

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