"We were a very successful team who took our performance to the next level. With Marshall's help we identified our two areas and went to work. We used everyone's help and support, exceeded our improvement expectations and had fun! A team's dedication to continuous improvement combined with Marshall's proven process ROCKS!"
- Alan Mulally - Newly appointed CEO Ford Motor Company, former President and CEO Boeing Commercial Airlines - one of Business Week's top ten executives for 2005.
"As the CEO of the Girl Scouts, I was working to help a great organization become 'the best that we could be'. The first person Marshall volunteered to work with was me - this sent an important message. I was exuberant about the experience, I improved and we moved this process across the organization. Now I am Chairman of the Leader to Leader Institute - and we are still working together to serve leaders."
-Frances Hesselbein - winner of the Presidential Medal of Freedom (the highest honor for a US civilian) - who Peter Drucker described as 'the greatest executive that I have ever met'.
"Marshall is a great coach and teacher. He has done a lot to help both me and our high-potential leaders. His approach is practical, useful, helpful and fun!"
- JP Garnier - CEO Glaxo SmithKline - one of the world's 20 most valuable companies, one of the Best Practices Institute's top 20 CEOs and winner of France's Chevalier de la L gion d'Honneur.
"At McKesson, we are on a mission - together with our customers - to fundamentally change the cost and quality of how healthcare is delivered. To fully realize the potential that lies in this transformation, our leaders must be able to demonstrate values-based leadership practices to maximize employee engagement each and every day. Marshall's teachings remind us of how personal growth and change are a never ending journey.".”
-John Hammergren - CEO McKesson - a world leader in heath care delivery - in 2006 ranked #16 of the Fortune 500
"Marshall Goldsmith has helped me become a more effective leader - as judged by the people who are most important at Getty Images - our employees. Marshall has helped me and my executive team members to be much better positive role models for living our Leadership Principles."
- Jonathan Klein - CEO Getty Images - the world's leading imagery company. In 2005, American Photo magazine ranked Jonathan and Mark Getty as #1 in their list of The 100 Most Important People in Photography.
"Marshall has helped me personally to improve as a leader and has provided the tools and dynamics to turn a well-functioning management team into a high-performance team, where all the members have improved individually, and considerably added to team performance."
-David Pyott - CEO Allergan - a global leader in specialty pharmaceuticals, honored in 2006 by HM the Queen as a Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire.
"Marshall is a dynamo. He helps highly successful people get better and better and better. His advice helps me enormously at work, but it makes an even bigger impact at home. My wife and kids stand up and applaud Marshall for helping me become a better husband and dad. What could be better than that?"
- Mark Tercek - Managing Director, Goldman Sachs & Co - a leading investment banking, securities and investment management firm.
-Brian Walker - CEO Herman Miller - a global leader in office products and furniture that create great places to work.