Marshall Goldsmith

Marshall Goldsmith is a world authority in helping successful leaders achieve positive, measurable change in behavior: for themselves, their people and their teams.

Marshall Goldsmith is a coach to top executives in many of the world’s leading companies, a prominent speaker and educator, and the well-known author of many books and articles on leadership. He is one of the foremost authorities on how to help leaders achieve positive, measurable changes in their own behavior and in the behavior of their people and teams.

In his coaching career, Dr. Goldsmith has worked with over 70 CEOs and their management teams. He continues to conduct workshops for executives, high-potential leaders and HR professionals. Recently, the American Management Association named Dr. Goldsmith as one of the 50 greatest thinkers and business leaders who have most influenced the field of management. Forbes named him as one of the five most-respected executive coaches. Dr. Goldsmith also contributes a regular column to Fast Company.

In 2004, Dr. Goldsmith joined Katzenbach Partners LLC, a leading consulting firm focused on organizational performance, to found Marshall Goldsmith Partners LLC. Marshall Goldsmith Partners is the first executive coaching firm to provide large companies with a consistent, proven process that can deliver measurable change in the behavior of leaders at all levels of the organization. Marshall Goldsmith Partners coaches utilize the Goldsmith Coaching Process™, which enables a leader to focus on achieving positive, measurable change in those behaviors that can most significantly impact their business performance and their impact on the people around them. The effectiveness of this approach has been demonstrated empirically with thousands of leaders, enabling Marshall Goldsmith Partners to offer its clients an arrangement in which they only pay when there are measurable results.

Dr. Goldsmith’s work has received recognition from the Academy of Management, the Institute for Management Studies, the American Society for Training and Developing, the Center for Creative Leadership, the Conference Board and the Human Resource Planning Society. He serves on the faculty of the executive education programs at Dartmouth and the University of Michigan. He has authored 18 books, including the best-selling The Leader of the Future. For 10 years, Dr. Goldsmith served as a Board Member at the Peter Drucker Foundation. He also donates a substantial amount of time to non-profit organizations. He has been selected as an American Red Cross “National Volunteer of the Year.”

Dr. Goldsmith holds a B.S. degree from Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, an MBA from Indiana University and a PhD. from U.C.L.A.

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