Keynote Speaker Marshall Goldsmith

Marshall Goldsmith

Renowned Executive Coach, Business Author, Thought-Leader, Management and Leadership Expert

  • Speaker's U.S. Fee Range
    $40,001 + i
  • Languages Spoken
    English
  • Travels From
    California, USA

Suggested Keynote Speeches & Programs

  • Leading Your Own Life: A New Approach to Employee Engagement
  • Helping Successful Leaders Get Even Better
  • Coaching for Leadership
  • Global Leadership: The Next Generation

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About Speaker Dr. Marshall Goldsmith…

Dr. Goldsmith is the author or editor of 36 books, which have sold over 2.5 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’ ever written 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:  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 880,000 followers on LinkedIn and his videos have over 3 million views.  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.

Testimonials 12

  • “We were a very successful team who took our performance to the next level. With Marshall’s help we identified our two areas and went to work. We used everyone’s help and support, exceeded our improvement expectations and had fun! A team’s dedication to continuous improvement combined with Marshall’s proven process ROCKS!”

    Alan Mulally

    CEO Ford Motor Company, former President and CEO Boeing Commercial Airlines - one of Business Week's top ten executives for 2005.

  • Marshall Goldsmith has helped me become a more effective leader – as judged by the people who are most important at Getty /images – our employees. Marshall has helped me and my executive team members to be much better positive role models for living our Leadership Principles.

    Jonathan Klein

    CEO Getty images - the world's leading imagery company

  • “Marshall Goldsmith is a dynamo. He helps highly successful people get better and better and better. His advice helps me enormously at work, but it makes an even bigger impact at home. What could be better than that?”

    Mark Tercek

    Managing Director, Goldman Sachs & Co

  • Marshall is a great coach and teacher. He has done a lot to help both me and our high-potential leaders. His approach is practical, useful, helpful and fun!

    JP Garnier

    CEO GSK

  • “Marshall Goldsmith is the coach’s coach. No one is more of a listener, who learns from us (his students) from what we say or do not say. Taking from what he has heard, he molds for all of us a program to make us and our people better for having been in his presence.”

    Alan Hassenfeld

    Chairman of the Board, Hasbro

  • As the CEO of the Girl Scouts, I was working to help a great organization become ‘the best that we could be’. The first person Marshall volunteered to work with was me – this sent an important message. I was exuberant about the experience, I improved and we moved this process across the organization.

    Frances Hesselbein

    winner of the Presidential Medal of Freedom (the highest honor for a US civilian)

  • “Marshall Goldsmith is a highly engaging and entertaining speaker who teaches practical and actionable ways leaders can get better.”

    Jack Stoltzfus, Ph.D.

    Manager of Talent Development 3M Company

  • “Your valuable insights on leadership development and the related responsibilities of coaching and mentoring are critical to our general officers and their spouses. These are turbulent times, and the tools and techniques that you shared with them are therefore vitally important as they return to their various commands and leadership responsibilities.”

    Eric K. Shinseki

    Chief of Staff, U.S. Army

  • To fully realize the potential that lies in this transformation, our leaders must be able to demonstrate values-based leadership practices to maximize employee engagement each and every day. Marshall’s teachings remind us of how personal growth and change are a never ending journey

    John Hammergren

    CEO McKesson

  • “Marshall helped us determine that the role of a leader is about inspiring others. He showed us how to inspire others and build lasting relationships. He challenged our team and they loved working with him.”

    Cass Wheeler

    CEO American Heart Association

  • Seasoned executives often have a difficult time accepting that they can get better and understanding what they need to do to get there. No one operates at this level better than Marshall Goldsmith. The difference he has made with me is truly exceptional – and the only thing better is what he has been able to help me do with my senior executive team. Marshall is truly an exceptional person and coach.

    Bob Cullen

    CEO Thomson Healthcare and Scientific

  • As a coach, Marshall is like a best friend who tells you honestly what you need to know in the spirit of helping his best friend to do even better. He does this with genuine feedback from your colleagues, properly interpreted, which is actionable. He helps you to create a feedback loop which helps to make you a better leader and to measure how much you have improved. As a CFO, I believe in measurement!

    Jim Lawrence

    Vice Chairman and CFO General Mills

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