Executive Coach & Author
Dr. 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. His two other New York Times bestsellers are MOJO and What Got You Here Won’t Get You There - the Harold Longman Award winner for Business Book of the Year. In February 2016, Amazon.com recognized the ‘100 Best Leadership & Success Books’ in their To Read in Your Lifetime series. The list included classics and newer books - management and self-help books. Both, Triggers and What Got You Here Won’t Get You There were recognized as being in the top 100 books ever written in their field. Marshall is only one of two authors with two books on the list. Read More >
Marshall Goldsmith at Forward Thinking Leadership 2018
Lessons from a Life of Leadership | Marshall Goldsmith | Knowledge Project 142
What keeps us from becoming the person that we want to be? Why are our New Year’s resolutions forgotten by February? Why is employee engagement near an all-time low? Dr. Marshall Goldsmith is a world authority in helping successful leaders achieve positive, lasting change in behavior: for themselves, their people and their teams. In this fast-paced, interactive keynote, Dr. Goldsmith will explain why we so often don’t become the person that we want to be. He will then share several structured approaches to managing our lives (at home and work) that have been proven to result in positive behavioral change. Marshall will also share a completely new approach to employee engagement that teaches employees how to engage themselves. Finally, Dr. Goldsmith will describe his breakthrough work with Alan Mulally, (the former CEO of Ford and CEO of the Year in the US) and show how a disciplined change process can not only impact individuals and teams, but also an entire organization.
“Mojo” is the feeling we get when we’re moving forward, making progress, achieving goals, clearing hurdles, passing the competition—and doing so with increasing ease. Based on his newest book, Marshall Goldsmith discusses the new world of work and shows why mojo is more important than ever before. Goldsmith will reveal how our mojo is impacted by identity, achievement, reputation, and acceptance. By the end of the session, participants will be able to define mojo, measure it, and keep mojo by letting go of the little stuff, avoiding pointless arguments at work, and steering clear of mojo-killers. Free applications will be available to help participants experience more happiness and meaning at work and at home.
How do successful leaders become even more successful? By following practical strategies from Marshall Goldsmith, one of the world’s leading executive coaches. This session will help you understand the unique challenges faced by successful people, and learn proven, research based tools for developing yourself and coaching others. Goldsmith will explain how to implement “feed-forward”, a positive, focused tool for improvement, and understand the latest innovations in peer coaching. As long as you have the commitment, Goldsmith has the guide for mastering change and finding more happiness and meaning—at work and home, and with the important people in your life.
In this exciting and innovative program, Marshall Goldsmith offers proven principles on how to grow in today’s tumultuous organizations. Emphasizing the mentor as a learning catalyst with the protégé, rather than simply a disperser of knowledge, he discusses such issues as the role of mentoring in spurring innovation and mentoring a diverse and dispersed workforce accustomed to interacting digitally. Goldsmith shares with audiences the Mentor’s Toolkit, six resources to help in developing the mentor-protégé relationship. Attendees will leave better equipped to be the confident coaches that are integral to learning organizations.
"As the opening keynote speaker for the Australian Human Resources Institute annual National Convention, Marshall Goldsmith wowed over 1000 delegates with his thought-provoking and engaging presentation. [He was a] high-energy, extremely captivating, and inspiring speaker and presenter [who had] fantastic charisma [and offered] extremely relevant, practical tools. [His] humor, pathos and insight made me feel the importance of life and that to get the most out of people, you have to give them what they need. What an inspirational man!"
"The value that Marshall added to our convention extended beyond his presentation. He positioned himself as an ambassador of our organization, promoting AHRI at every opportunity. He really was one of the team and my staff still rave about him! We cannot thank him enough and we look forward to working with Marshall again in the near future."
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