Marshall Goldsmith

Forget Feedback, Try Feed Forward

Even though I know it’s good for me, I still find “constructive” feedback difficult.  Like many type-A’s, I’m so highly self-critical that hearing things from other people about what I’m not doing well makes me want to shout “yeah, well you try living in this head!”  Good thing my husband’s a therapist.  Anyway, lately, I’ve been …

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Larry King hangs up his suspenders and offers up some interesting lessons on how succession planning works

Last week, the self-proclaimed King of talk announced that he was finally retiring after anchoring his CNN interview show since 1985.  Having been an on and off viewer of Larry King over the past 15 years, the 76 year old’s decision to wrap things up is to be applauded.  King’s been past his expiry date for a …

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Mojo - How to get it, how to keep it, how to get it back if you lose it.

MOJO: How to get it, how to keep it, how to get it back if you lose it

By: Marshall Goldsmith Reviewed By: Glain Roberts-McCabe The Premise: In follow-up to his best seller, What Got You Here, Won’t Get You There, uber coach Marshall Goldsmith explores Mojo: the moment when we do something that’s purposeful, powerful and positive and the rest of the world recognizes. In a departure from his previous book, Mojo explores two …

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What got you here, won’t keep you here…

I just finished re-reading Marshall Goldsmith’s classic, What Got You Here, Won’t Get You There.  For anyone who considers themselves a “fast tracker” this is truly a must-read and really speaks to the importance of constant, ongoing feedback.  The title of his book points to the fact that leadership behaviours that allowed you to be successful …

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