Author Archives: Coach Marilyn

Does It Really Matter What Other People Think About You?

It does in Stakeholder Centered Coaching®. In fact it’s critical! In my role as an executive educator, I’ve been directly and indirectly responsible for training thousands of coaches in the Stakeholder Centered Coaching process. Long ago, I trained my good … Continue reading

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Pay for Results Is All About Client Selection!

Nearly 40 years ago, when I first started coaching, when the organization said you needed a coach, it was not a good sign. Often executives were assigned an executive coach or a life coach because they had a problem or … Continue reading

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Generativity: The Gift of Giving!

Dr. Steven Berglas is my good friend and one of the foremost authorities on career guidance. Steve recently published a new book, Stay Hungry and Kick Burnout in the Butt. In the book, he talks about the pursuit of wealth and happiness. … Continue reading

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When the Waiter Is the Customer

In the final part of our interview, my good friend Dr. Steven Berglas, one of the foremost authorities on career guidance and author of the recently published book, Stay Hungry and Kick Burnout in the Butt, talk about a counterintuitive idea: treating … Continue reading

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But, What If People Think I’m Stupid?

Fear of approval is a huge fear for many people and it can really hold us back. My great friend, Steve Berglas, one of the foremost authorities on career guidance, explores this challenge and what we can do about it … Continue reading

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We All Screw Up, How to Make Our Screw Ups Better!

In a recent interview with my great friend Steve Berglas, we talked about his work teaching people how to deal with their errors, their screw ups. Steve is an expert on this. An executive coach and management consultant who spent twenty-five … Continue reading

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How to Turn Negative into Positive and Win!

One of the foremost authorities on career guidance, my good friend Dr. Steven Berglas has a new book out, Stay Hungry and Kick Burnout in the Butt. With this new book, Steve shows us how to find passion and renewed energy through our work. … Continue reading

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Lessons I Learned from Peter Drucker

Marshall Goldsmith At one meeting of the Board of the Peter Drucker Foundation, I asked Peter, “You have written so much about mission—what is your mission?” Peter replied, “To help other people achieve their goals—assuming that they are not immoral or unethical!” … Continue reading

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The Franklin Effect: A Secret for Amazing Success

Recently I spent some time with my great friend Dr. Steven Berglas. Steven is an executive coach and management consultant who spent twenty-five years on the faculty of Harvard Medical School’s Department of Psychiatry and had a private psychotherapy practice in … Continue reading

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It’s Not About “Me”, It’s About the Job

My great friend, Chris Cuomo, journalist and news anchor on CNN’s Cuomo Prime Time,has some ideas about a concept I use in my coaching. I call it “showtime.” What it means to me is exemplified by some of the greatest leaders … Continue reading

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