Marshall Goldsmith, Executive Coach, Educator, and Author | Speaker

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Executive Coach, Educator, and Author
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Dr. Goldsmith is a member of  the Thinkers 50 Hall of Fame. He is the only two-time Thinkers 50 #1 Leadership Thinker in the World He has been ranked as the World’s #1 Executive Coach and Top Ten Business Thinker for years. His clients have included over 200 CEOs from around the world - including 5 US CEOs of the Year.

A New York Times #1 bestselling author, his 55 books have sold over 3 million copies and been translated into 35 languages.  In 2023, both Chief Executive magazine and Thinkers 50, listed What Got You Here Won’t Get You There as one of Best Business Books ever written. Amazon listed it, along with Triggers, in 100 Best Leadership & Success Books of All Time. Marshall is the only living author with two books on the list.  His newest book, and fourth NYT bestseller, is The Earned Life.

Marshall’s acknowledgements include BusinessWeek - 50 great leaders in America, Institute for Management Studies - Lifetime Award for Teaching, Harvard Business Review - World’s #1 Leadership Thinker, American Management Association - 50 Great Thinkers Who Have Influenced the Field of Management, SHRM Linkage – Legends of Leadership Award and  Global Gurus - Corps D ’Elite Award for Lifetime Contribution in Leadership and Coaching,  His life is featured in the documentary movie, “The Earned Life” and the New Yorker profile, “The Better Boss”.

Dr. Goldsmith served as a Professor of Management Practice at the Dartmouth Tuck School of Business. He has a Ph.D. is from the UCLA Anderson School of Management - where he was the Distinguished Alumnus of the Year, an MBA is from the Indiana University Kelley School of Business - where he was the Distinguished Entrepreneur of the Year and a BS from Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology – where he received an honorary Ph.D. in Engineering (in 2023). He has been a volunteer advisor and coach for the leaders in the Peter Drucker Foundation, World Bank, St. Jude Childrens Hospital, US Army and Navy, Girl Scouts, NY Public Library, USAID, and International and American Red Cross – where he was a National Volunteer of the Year.

Marshall has over 1.5 million followers on LinkedIn and 4 million views on YouTube. Hundreds of his articles, interviews, columns, and videos are online (at no charge). His resources have been viewed, read, listened to, downloaded, or shared over 100 million times.