Marshall Goldsmith

Being Clear About Your Expectations

In this weeks blog post I explore clarity and being clear about your expectations using an example of a recent coaching experience. _____________________________________________________________________________________ John Whitehead coaches individuals and organizations in becoming more effective by helping them improve their interpersonal communications, emotional intelligence and resiliency. *******Are you wondering if having a…

The Importance of Saying “Thank You” and Why It Matters

I have been a follower of Marshal Goldsmith’s work since his book What Got You Here Won’t Get You There came out in 2007 and after I had the opportunity to participate in his two day workshop in 2008. Last fall I completed the Marshall Goldsmith Stakeholder Centered Coaching certification…

Who Are K&P and What is TLC?

There are two very influential books in my leadership journey. One of those is Marshall Goldsmith’s What Got You Here Won’t Get You There (2007, Hyperion); the other is The Leadership Challenge by Kouzes and Posner (Jossey-Bass, 2012). I have talked about both of these works and their authors in…

What Got You Here Won’t Get You There by Marshall Goldsmith, Hyperion, 2007.

The work of author and business coach Marshall Goldsmith, in particular his book, What Got You Here Won’t Get You There (2007), were key elements among several motivating factors that led me to enroll in the MA Leadership program at Royal Roads in 2010.   In the spring of 2009…

What is “Leadership” to you?

This is a question that I will ask students when I start teaching the Leadership in Complex Environments course at UBC Okanagan this coming academic year. My goal is to have the 4th year Faculty of Management students think about, reflect on, and research this question. In doing so my…