Marshall Goldsmith is the author or editor of 31 books including the New York Times and Wall Street Journal best sellers, Mojo: How to Get It, How to Keep It, How to Get It Back if You Lose It (Hyperion, 2010) and What Got You Here Won’t Get You There (Hyperion, 2007)—a Wall Street Journal #1 business book and winner of the Harold Longman award for best business book of the year. His books have been translated into 28 languages and become top-ten bestsellers in eight countries.
Professor Goldsmith was recently recognized as one of the 15 most influential thought leaders in the world in the global bi-annual study sponsored by The Times (London) and Forbes. The Institute for Management Studies presented him its lifetime achievement award—one of only two ever awarded. He is a Fellow of the National Academy of Human Resources, the highest honor for an American human resources professional, and the Leader to Leader Institute recognized him with the 2010 Leader of the Future Award. His work has been recognized by almost every professional organization in his field.
American Management Association named him one of 50 great thinkers and leaders who have influenced the field of management over the past 80 years, and BusinessWeek listed him as one of 50 great leaders in America. He has also been acknowledged by The Wall Street Journal as one of the top ten executive educators; by Forbes as one of the five most respected executive coaches; by Leadership Excellence as one of the top five thinkers on leadership; by Economic Times (India) as one of five top coaches of America; by The Economist as one of the most credible executive advisors in the new era of business; and by Fast Company as America’s preeminent executive coach.
Professor Goldsmith received his PhD from UCLA Anderson School of Management. He regularly teaches in executive education programs at the Tuck School and is frequently asked to speak at other leading business schools.
Professor Goldsmith is one of a select few advisors who have been asked to work with over 120 major CEOs and their management teams. He served as a member of the board of the Peter Drucker Foundation for ten years. He has been a volunteer teacher for U.S. Army generals, U.S. Navy admirals, Girl Scout executives, and leaders of the International and American Red Cross which named him a National Volunteer of the Year.
Some of Professor Goldsmith’s books include Succession: Are You Ready? (a Wall Street Journal bestseller), The Leader of the Future (a BusinessWeek bestseller), The Organization of the Future 2 and The Leadership Investment (Choice Award winners for academic business books of the year). Over 300 of his articles, interviews, columns, and videos are available online at his Marshall Goldsmith Library website. He blogs regularly on the BNET, BusinessWeek, and Huffington Post websites.
Marshall Goldsmith teaches in these Tuck Executive Education programs: Global Leadership 2030, Leadership and Strategic Impact, Tuck Executive Program, and Custom Engagements.