Marshall Goldsmith speaker

Marshall Goldsmith

Best-selling author, World-renowned leadership coach, business educator and speaker.

Marshall Goldsmith is a best-selling author of over thirty business and financial publications including the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal best-sellers. He is also a World-renowned leadership coach and business educator and has been recognised as the #1 leadership thinker and #7 business thinker in the world.

Videos of Marshall Goldsmith

A Conversation with Sam Shriver
Inc. 5000 Conference
Feedforward Exercise for Business

Speaker Profile

About Marshall Goldsmith

Marshall Goldsmith is the New York Times and Wall Street Journal best-selling author of thirty one leadership, business and management books and also a World-renowned leadership coach and business educator and speaker. His books have been translated in twenty eight languages and have become bestsellers in eight countries.

Marshall has been recognised as the #1 leadership thinker and the #7 business thinker in the world in the Thinkers 50 awards ceremony sponsored by the Harvard Business Review. 

There are over three hundred articles, interviews, colums and videos available online and visitors have come from over one hundred and ninety five countries and resources have been shared or downloaded or shared over 7.1 million times.

Current / Past Roles & Positions

  • Marshall Goldsmith has a degree in mathematical economics from Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, an MBA from Indiana University Kelley Business School as well as a Ph.D. from the UCLA Anderson School of Management in LA, California
  • Goldsmith started his career as Assistant Professor before moving on to Assistant Dean at Loyola Marymount University’s College of Business
  • Co-founder of Keilty, Goldsmith and Company and founding partner of Marshall Goldsmith Group
  • Goldsmith was a key driver behind the use of 360 degree feedback, and used it as a learning tool
  • He has been ranked as one of the top ten executive educators by the prestigious Wall Street Journal

Speaking Style

Amusing, Educational, Informal, Interactive, Passionate, Story-telling and Thought-provoking

Written two New York Times bestsellers, 'MOJO' and 'What Got You Here Won’t Get You There'. His latest book 'Triggers: Creating Behavior that Lasts – Becoming the Person You Want to Be' was published May 19, 2015.

Speaking Topics

  • Coaching for Leadership
  • Globalization: A Nightmare or a Dream Come True
  • Leadership is a Contact Sport Global Leadership: The Next Generation
  • The Success Delusion
  • Helping Successful Leaders Get Even Better
  • Women in Leadership: Unique Challenges and Opportunities
  • Try Feedforward Instead of Feedback
  • Effectively Influencing Up


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Books By Marshall Goldsmith

Triggers: Creating Behavior That Lasts, Becoming the Person You Want to Be

Managers as Mentors: Building Partnerships For Leaders

MOJO: How to Get It, How to Keep It, and How to Get It Back If You Lose It

  • What Got You Here Won't Get You There: How Successful People Become Even More Successful (2011)
  • Getting Ahead: Three Steps to Take Your Career to the Next Level (2011)
  • What Got You Here Won't Get You There in Sales (2010)
  • The AMA Handbook of Leadership (2010)
  • The Why of Work: How Great Leaders Build Abundant Organizations That Win: How Great Leaders Build Abundant Organizations That Win (2010)
  • Succession: Are You Ready? (2009)
  • What Got You Here Won't Get You There. Marshall Goldsmith with Mark Reiter. Hyperion (2007)
  • The Art and Practice of Leadership Coaching: 50 Top Executive Coaches Reveal Their Secrets with Howard Morgan (Editor) and Phil Harkins (2005)
  • Partnering: The New Face of Leadership with Larraine Segil and James A. Belasco (2003)
  • Global Leadership: The Next Generation (2003)
  • The Leadership Investment: How the World's Best Organizations Gain Strategic Advantage Through Leadership Development (2001)
  • Learning Journeys: Top Management Experts Share Hard-Earned Lessons on Becoming Great Mentors and Leaders (2000)

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