World-renowned expert on leadership behavior and effective employee engagement
2015 Ranking: #5
Dr. Marshall Goldsmith is one of the world’s leading executive educators, coaches, and authors. He is a pioneer in helping successful leaders achieve positive, lasting change in behavior. His success is built upon a very practical, no-nonsense approach to leadership, executive behavior and employee engagement. His clients have included over 150 major CEOs.
If Ram Charan was the father of the modern industry of executive coaching, Goldsmith has taken it to another level shifting the emphasis from talk of strategy to personal performance and behavior.
The author of the New York Times bestsellers, MOJO and What Got You Here Won’t Get You There (winner of the Harold Longman award for business book of the year), Goldsmith’s own MOJO seems indefatigable. His hugely popular and influential Thinkers50 Video Blog, includes a unique video every week.
In November 2015, Goldsmith won the Thinkers50 Distinguished Achievement Award for Leadership, an honor also bestowed on him in 2011, making him the only person to ever win it twice.
Goldsmith is the author or editor of 35 books, which have sold over two million copies, been translated into 30 languages and become bestsellers in 12 countries. What Got You Here Won't Get You There was listed as a top ten business bestseller for 2013 by INC Magazine / 800 CEO Read (for the seventh consecutive year).
Goldsmith’s latest research on what makes the difference with employee engagement is published in Triggers: Creating Behavior That Lasts – Becoming the Person You Want To Be.
Goldsmith has a PhD is from UCLA’s Anderson School of Management, and teaches Executive Education at Dartmouth’s Tuck Business School.