What Got You Here Wont Get You There.

Marshall Goldsmith



Whether you are near the top of the ladder or still have a ways to climb, this book serves as an essential guide to help you eliminate your dysfunctions and move to where you want to go.

Marshall Goldsmith is an expert at helping global leaders overcome their sometimes unconscious annoying habits and attain a higher level of success. His one-on-one coaching comes with a six-figure price tag. But, in this book, you get Marshall's great advice without the hefty fee!

"Marshall Goldsmith is one of the most credible thought leaders in the new era of business." -- The Economist

"For over a decade I have worked with Marshall in corporations and seen him teach. In my opinion, he is the best at what he does, bar none. He has that rare combination that makes a great teacher-thought leadership, classroom management, and presence." -- Vijay Govindarajan, professor and director, Center for Global Leadership, Tuck School, Dartmouth University

"America's preeminent executive coach." -- Fast Company

What will you learn from this book

  1. Success Can Breed Complacency: The behaviors that led to your current level of success may not be sufficient to help you progress further.

  2. Identify Habits That Hold You Back: The book encourages readers to identify specific habits or behaviors that may be limiting their effectiveness or impact.

  3. Seek Feedback: Feedback from others can help you identify blind spots and areas for improvement.

  4. Focus on Changing Behavior: The key to personal and professional growth is to focus on changing specific behaviors rather than trying to change who you are as a person.

  5. Practice Feedforward: Instead of focusing on past mistakes, focus on future improvement by asking for suggestions on how to do better in the future.

  6. Stop Making Excuses: Taking ownership of your actions and outcomes is essential for personal and professional growth.

  7. Build Relationships: Building positive relationships with others is crucial for success, and this includes being open to feedback and willing to change.

  8. Develop Humility: Recognize that you don't have all the answers and be open to learning from others.

  9. Be Willing to Change: Change can be uncomfortable, but it is necessary for growth. Be willing to step outside your comfort zone.

  10. Focus on the Long-Term: Success is a journey, and it's important to focus on long-term goals rather than short-term gains.

Language English
ISBN-10 1401308864
ISBN-13 9781401308865
No of pages 236
Font Size Medium
Book Publisher Hyperion Books
Published Date 09 Jan 2007

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