Marshall Goldsmith

Danger – Showing People We’re Smarter Than We Are

Have You ever been in one of those conversations where the other person keeps playing “one-upmanship”, you know, they keep adding to the conversation additional information just to prove they know what they are talking about – trying to show how smart that are? Marshall Goldsmith lists this as the…

Marshall’s 4th Habit That Keeps You from The Top

Making destructive comments is Marshall Goldsmith’s 4th habit that keeps you from the top. These are the needless sarcasms and cutting remarks that we think make us sound sharp and witty. In this week’s Vlog I take a different take on what this means to me and how I have…

Passing Judgement: When making assumptions gets you in trouble.

In his book “What Got You Here Won’t get You There”, Marshall Goldsmith lists the 3rd of his Twenty habits that keep you from the top as Passing Judgement, which he defines as “the need to rate others and impose our standards on them”. In my mind it is about…

Adding Too Much Value? When is too much, too much?

Adding too much value is the overwhelming desire to add your two cents to every discussion. You may have a great idea or thought, but what is the unintended consequence you are having on others? As a leader one of your roles is to develop others, by adding value are…

What is “Winning Too Much” and Why Does It Matter?

In his book What Got You Here Won’t Get You There, Marshall Goldsmith gives us his Twenty Habits That Hold You from The Top. These are twenty behaviours or habits that you may not even be aware of but have a significant impact on you as a leader. In this…