Marshall Goldsmith

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Marshall Goldsmith
Marshall Goldsmith 2005.jpg
Born (1949-03-20) March 20, 1949 (age 67)
Valley Station, Kentucky
Alma mater
Occupation
Spouse(s) Lyda Goldsmith
Website marshallgoldsmith.com

Marshall Goldsmith (March 20, 1949) is an American leadership coach, the author of several management-related books.[1][2]

Early life and education[edit]

Goldsmith was born in Valley Station, Kentucky, and received a degree in mathematical economics from Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology in Terre Haute, Indiana in 1970.[3][4] He then earned an MBA from Indiana University's Kelley School of Business in 1972, and a PhD from UCLA Anderson School of Management in Los Angeles, California in 1977.[4]

Career[edit]

From 1976-1980, Goldsmith was an assistant professor and then Associate Dean at Loyola Marymount University's College of Business.[5] He currently teaches executive education at Dartmouth College's Tuck School of Business.[6] In 1977, he entered the field of management education after meeting Paul Hersey, and Goldsmith later co-founded the management education firm Keilty, Goldsmith and Company.[7] He also later became a founding partner of the Marshall Goldsmith Group.[8] As a coach he has worked with CEOs for about 150 companies.[9]

According to ES Wibbeke and Sarah McArthur, Goldsmith was a pioneer in the use of 360-degree feedback.[10] In 1996, Goldsmith co-edited his first book, The Leader of the Future. His books have been translated into 28 languages,[11] and have been number one on the New York Times and Wall Street Journal best sellers list.[12] In 2012, Goldsmith was awarded The John E. Anderson Distinguished Alumni Award, the highest accolade for exceptional achievement that the UCLA Anderson School of Management may bestow upon alumni.[13]

Books[edit]

  • Triggers: Creating Behavior That Lasts--Becoming the Person You Want to Be. Marshall Goldsmith and Mark Reiter. Crown (2015).
  • Managers as Mentors: Building Partnerships For Leaders. Marshall Goldsmith and Chip R. Bell. Berrett-Koehlers (2013).
  • MOJO: How to Get It, How to Keep It, and How to Get It Back If You Lose It. Marshall Goldsmith with Mark Reiter. Hyperion (2010).
  • What Got You Here Won't Get You There in Sales. Marshall Goldsmith, Don Brown, and Bill Hawkins. GBH Press (2010).
  • Succession: Are You Ready? Marshall Goldsmith. Harvard Business Press (2009).
  • What Got You Here – Won't Get You There. Marshall Goldsmith with Mark Reiter. Hyperion (2007).
  • Global Leadership: The Next Generation. Marshall Goldsmith, Alastair Robertson, Cathy Greenberg, Maya Hu-Chan. FT Prentice Hall (2003).
  • The Leadership Investment: How the World's Best Organizations Gain Strategic Advantage Through Leadership Development. Robert Fulmer and Marshall Goldsmith. AMACOM (2001).

Personal life[edit]

Goldsmith lives in Rancho Santa Fe, California with his wife Lyda.[2] He has a son and a daughter.[2][14] Goldsmith has described himself as a "philosophical Buddhist."[15]

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