Marshall Goldsmith


Marshall Goldsmith

Leadership Development Expert

Helping leaders achieve positive, measurable change in behavior for themselves, their people, and their teams is Marshall Goldsmith’s raison d’etre. Listed by Forbes magazine as one of “Five Top Executive Coaches” and by Human Resources magazine as one of the “World’s Leading HR Consultants,” Goldsmith prepares customized presentations for leaders in every sector, at every level of their career.

Goldsmith is the co-founder of the Marshall Goldsmith Partners, a network of top-executive coaches. He also teaches executive education at Dartmouth’s Tuck School and is a fellow in the National Academy of Human Resources.

Goldsmith co-edited the bestsellers The Leader of the Future, The Organization of the Future, The Community of the Future (which ranked #1 in its field) and Leading Beyond the Walls (which sold over half a million copies in 14 languages). His book, What Got You Here Won’t Get You There, ranked as the top bestselling business book in the US in both The Wall Street Journal and USA Today bestseller lists.

He was named by The Wall Street Journal as one of the “Top 10” consultants in the field of executive education, and the American Management Association named him as one of the “50 Great Thinkers and Leaders” in the field of management. In fact, his work has been recognized by almost every professional organization in his field. He is extensively involved in volunteer service with a number of institutions and has been named National Volunteer of the Year.

How to Create Behavior Change that Lasts

In this powerful and fast-paced session, How to Create Behavior Change that Lasts, bestselling author and world-renowned executive coach Marshall Goldsmith examines the environmental and psychological triggers that can derail us at work and in life. Filled with revealing and illuminating stories from his work with some of the most successful chief executives and power brokers in the business world, Goldsmith offers a personal playbook on how to achieve change in our lives, make it stick, and become the person we want to be.

Helping Successful Leaders Get Even Better

Coaching for Leadership

Global Leadership: The Next Generation

Globalization: A Nightmare or a Dream Come True

Effectively Influencing Up: Changing What You Can Change and Making Peace with What You Cannot Change

Achieving Happiness and Self-Acceptance in a Crazy World

Women in Leadership: Unique Challenges and Opportunities

Goldsmith is currently teaching in the Women’s Leadership programs for UBS, Goldman Sachs and Textron.

Executive Development

Customized programs for C-level executives – Marshall has conducted very successful sessions for over 70 CEOs and their management teams. He is possibly the top-rated speaker for executive teams in the world.

High-Potential Leadership Programs:

Customized programs for high-potential leaders – Marshall’s mission “helping successful leaders get even better” is perfectly suited to training for high-potential leaders. He is currently conducting high-potential leadership training for companies such as UBS, Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs, Glaxo SmithKline, Philips and Thomson.

Leadership Development

Customized programs that reinforce the corporation’s desired behavior for the leader of the future – over the years Marshall has helped design or deliver corporate-wide leadership development programs for Johnson & Johnson, McKinsey, IBM, American Express, Northrop Grumman, the American Red Cross (as a volunteer) and many other leading organizations.