Marshall Goldsmith

P.O. Box 9710
16770 Via de los Rosales
Rancho Santa Fe, CA  92067-9710

Marshall Goldsmith is a world authority in helping successful leaders get even better – by achieving positive change in behavior: for themselves, their people and their teams.

Recently the American Management Association named Dr. Goldsmith as one of 50 great thinkers and leaders who have influenced the field of management over the past 80 years and Business Week listed him as one of the most influential practitioners in the history of leadership development. In November 2005 he was recognized as a Fellow of the National Academy of Human Resources – the highest award for an HR professional. His work has been featured in a Harvard Business Review interview, Forbes article, Business Strategy Review cover story (from the London Business School) and New Yorker profile. He has appeared in: The Wall Street Journal - as one of the top ten executive educators, Forbes - as one of five most-respected executive coaches, the Economist - as one of the most credible consultants in the new era of business and Fast Company - as America’s preeminent executive coach. His work has received national recognition from almost every professional organization in his field, including: the Academy of Management, ASTD, HRPS and SHRM.

Marshall is one of the few consultants who have been asked to work with over 70 major CEOs and their management teams. He conducts workshops for executives, high-potential leaders and HR professionals. His Ph.D. is from UCLA. He is an Adjunct Professor teaching executive education at Dartmouth’s Tuck School and he is frequently asked to speak at leading business schools.

Marshall is co-founder of Marshall Goldsmith Partners, a network of top-level executive coaches. He served as a member of the Board of the Peter Drucker Foundation for ten years. He has also donated substantial time to non-profit organizations, such as the Girl Scouts, the International and American Red Cross – where he was a National Volunteer of the Year.

Dr. Goldsmith’s twenty books include: The Leader of the Future (a Business Week best-seller) and Coaching for Leadership. Two of his recent books are: Global Leadership: The Next Generation and The Art and Practice of Leadership Coaching. has ranked seven of his books as “most popular” in their field. Harvard Business School has chosen six of his books to be their Working Knowledge recommended books. Almost all of his articles and videos are available free of charge at