Leadership and Business Expert
Marshall Goldsmith was recently recognized as the #1 leadership thinker in the world and the #7 business thinker in the world at the bi-annual Thinkers 50 ceremony sponsored by the Harvard Business Review. He is the million-selling author or editor of 31 books, including the New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestsellers, MOJO and What Got You Here Won’t Get You There – a WSJ #1 business book and winner of the Harold Longman Award for Business Book of the Year.
The American Management Association named Dr. Goldsmith as one of 50 great thinkers and leaders who have influenced the field of management over the past 80 years. Major business press acknowledgments include: Business Week – most influential practitioners in the history of leadership development, The Times (UK) – 50 greatest living business thinkers, Wall Street Journal - top ten executive educators, Forbes - five most-respected executive coaches, Leadership Excellence – top five thinkers on leadership, Economic Times (India) – five rajgurus 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. He teaches executive education at Dartmouth’s Tuck School and frequently speaks at leading business schools. He is a Fellow in 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. In 2006 Alliant International University honored Marshall by naming their schools of business and organizational studies - the Marshall Goldsmith School of Management.
Marshall is one of a select few advisors who have been asked to work with over 100 major CEOs and their management teams. He is co-founder of Marshall Goldsmith Partners, a network of top-level executive coaches. He served as a member of 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 twenty-four books include: The Leader of the Future (a Business Week best-seller), Coaching for Leadership and the recently released: Succession: Are You Ready? (in the Harvard Business Memo to the CEO series).