A pioneer in the field of business education and leadership coaching, Goldsmith champions coaching for leadership that ensures long-term, positive behavioural change. His success is built upon a practical, no-nonsense approach to leadership. He helps leaders to overcome limiting beliefs and behaviours and to understand how beliefs and the environments we operate in can trigger negative behaviour.
In addition to the awards received from Thinkers50, Goldsmith is also the recipient of a Lifetime Achievement Award for management education from the Institute for Management Studies. He is ranked one of five most respected executive coaches by Forbes, one of the top ten executive educators by The Wall Street Journal, and one of the 15 Greatest Business Thinkers in the World by The Times. His clients have included over 150 major CEOs.
Marshall's other professional acknowledgments include: Global Gurus - the inaugural Corps D 'Elite Award for Lifetime Contribution in Leadership and Coaching, Harvard Business Review - World's #1 Leadership Thinker, Institute for Management Studies - Lifetime Achievement Award for Leadership Education, American Management Association - 50 great thinkers and leaders who have influenced the field of management over the past 80 years and BusinessWeek - 50 great leaders in America.
Dr. Goldsmith served as a Professor of Management Practice at the Dartmouth Tuck School of Business. His Ph.D. is from UCLA's Anderson School of Management - where he was the Distinguished Alumnus of the Year. His MBA is from Indiana University's Kelley School of Business - where he was the Distinguished Entrepreneur of the Year. He is one of a select few executive advisors who has worked with over 200 major CEOs and their management teams. He served on the Advisory Board of the Peter Drucker Foundation for ten years. He has been a volunteer teacher for US Army Generals, Navy Admirals, Girl Scout executives, and leaders of the International and American Red Cross - where he was a National Volunteer of the Year.