Commandant (DCMS-DPR-5)
U.S. Coast Guard
2703 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. SE
Stop 7907
Washington, D.C. 20593-7907

Meet Marshall
Meet Dr. Marshall Goldsmith, a world authority on helping successful leaders achieve positive, measurable change in behavior for themselves, their people, and their team. Marshall recently spoke to a large group of people over three events at Coast Guard Headquarters on October 17th. Two of the events were recorded and live streamed for members outside of Headquarters. Marshall has offered all of the information from these events for free download, just click on the links below.  

What Got You Here Won’t Get You There: How Successful People Become Even More Successful Dr. Marshall Goldsmith's expertise and one-on-one coaching practices to help you overcome your unconscious annoying habits; and lead you to success. (Available for free download on skillsoft)


Triggers: Creating Behavior That Lasts-Becoming the Person You Want to Be

A personal playbook on how to achieve change in our lives; make it stick; and become the person we want to be. (Available for free download on skillsoft)


Mojo: How to Get it, How to Keep It, How to Get it Back if you Lost it  This book focuses on the importance of organizational momentum and explains what leaders must do to foster it. Readers will come away with a new; hyper-effective technique to define; track and ensure future success. (Available for free download on skillsoft)

    Coaching for Leadership: Writings on Leadership from the World’s Greatest Coaches Including proven coaching techniques; key principles; and important learning points presented by renowned coaches Marshall Goldsmith; Paul Hersey; Beverly Kaye; Dave Ulrich; and many more; this book offers a concise overview of the foundations of coaching. (Available for free download on skillsoft)
  Managers as Mentors Mentoring is more important than ever. Younger workers expect it or they’ll walk. Organizations need to provide it to stay competitive. This latest edition of the classic Managers as Mentors is a rapid-fire read that guides leaders in helping associates grow and adapt in today's tumultuous organizations. Thoroughly revised and updated, this edition places increased emphasis on the mentor as a learning catalyst for the protégé rather than as someone who simply hands down knowledge—crucial for younger workers who prize growth opportunities but tend to distrust hierarchy. (Available for free download on skillsoft)
    Plus many more books are available on skillsoft (search Dr. Marshall Goldsmith)
Avoid When Choosing a Successor - Three traps to avoid when choosing a successor
Coaching for Behavioral Change - Learn about Dr. Goldsmith's Executive Coaching Process
Get the Job Offer Before You Reject It - Sell yourself, get real offers, then decide
Give Yourself a Chance - The stories that we tell about ourselves can turn into traps
How to Influence Decision Makers - Master the art of convincing the right people for the right reasons
Leadership is a Contact Sport - The "Follow-up Factor" in Management Development
The Life-Changing Power of Daily Questions - Simple, fundamental questions that have the power to transform the objective and purpose of an individual
The Leader as the Facilitator - How to Effectively Lead Knowledge Workers
Try Feedforward Instead of Feedback - Envision and focus on a positive future, not a failed past


Succession: Are You Ready?    Dr. Goldsmith talked with DHS and Coast Guard Executives on the process of preparing themselves and their successors for the inevitable leadership transitions in their careers 
Triggers: Creating Behaviors That Last      Dr. Goldsmith talked with senior leaders at the Coast Guard about how successful organizations empower their employees, admit their shortcomings and have leaders who serve those they lead.
What Got You Here, Won't Get You There   Dr. Goldsmith talked with a large audience of Coast Guard members and DHS visitors on the concepts of leadership at work and at home, feedback, and feeding forward.
What Got You Here, Won't Get You There       Watch the video from Dr. Goldsmith's visit with the Coast Guard on the concepts of leadership at home, at work, feedback, and feeding forward.
Triggers: Creating Behaviors that Last      Watch the video from Dr. Goldsmith's visit with Coast Guard senior leadership as he shares how successful organizations empower their employees, admit their shortcomings and have leaders who serve those they lead. 
Any links to external websites and/or non-Coast Guard information provided on these web pages are provided as a courtesy. They should not be construed as an endorsement by the Office of Leadership or the U.S. Coast Guard of the content or views of the linked materials.