Dr. Marshall Goldsmith is one of the world’s leading executive educators, coaches, and authors. He has been 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. His clients have included over 150 major CEOs.
He has written or edited 35 books, many of which have been bestsellsers and award-winners. His most recent titles include: What Got You Here Won’t Get You There, Triggers, and How Women Rise.
Marshall’s Thinkers50 Video Blog is published weekly, bringing his unique wisdom and insight to the Thinkers50 community.
In arguably his most far-reaching undertaking as an executive coach, Marshall recently launched “100 Coaches,” a project designed to pass on his knowledge to the next generation. The original plan was to attract 15 coaches who would each commit to passing on their own knowledge to 15 others. Such was demand that the project was expanded to 100 coaches, all admitted to the program at no charge, and with the expectation that they too will “pay it forward.”
The Marshall Goldsmith Distinguished Achievement Award for Coaching and Mentoring was created by Thinkers50 in 2018, recognizing Marshall as one of executive coaching’s greatest practitioners and thinkers.
Marshall was inducted into the Thinkers50 Hall of Fame in 2018.