CoachSource and Marshall Goldsmith Partnership

Marshall Goldsmith Partners With CoachSource to Offer Premiere Executive Coaching

Top-ranked Leadership Thinker to Refer Assignments Exclusively to World's #1 Coaching Network

SAN JOSE, CA, October 1, 2012 -- Marshall Goldsmith, one of the executive coaching profession's top practitioners and an award-winning thinker on leadership effectiveness, has entered a new exclusive partnership with CoachSource, LLC, it was announced today.

CoachSource is the world's leading network of experienced executive coaches and the #1 source of executive coaching services worldwide. In this new partnership, Goldsmith will refer all coaching requests he receives to CoachSource on an exclusive basis.

Marshall Goldsmith is the acknowledged dean of the executive coaching profession, having been recognized by the Harvard Business Review's "Thinkers 50 Conference" as the world's Most Influential Leadership Thinker. He also ranked #7 on its list of Greatest Business Thinkers. Goldsmith's recent book, What Got You Here Won't Get You There, is the #2 bestselling business book for 2011 on the recent INC Magazine/CEO Read list. This is the fifth consecutive year that the title has earned a spot on the top-ten business bestsellers list.

"Marshall Goldsmith practically invented executive coaching the way it is currently practiced at the highest corporate levels, and we are proud to have earned his confidence as the go-to firm for referrals," said Brian Underhill, Ph.D., co-founder and CEO of CoachSource, LLC. "This partnership not only cements our relationship with the most recognized and lauded executive coach on the planet, but it gives our corporate clients confidence in CoachSource solutions to their executive development needs."

CoachSource, LLC is a network of more than 900 professional executive coaches in 44 countries worldwide. The firm's coaches and engagement managers typically have 10-30+ years of industry experience, and many are trained in Marshall Goldsmith's methods. CoachSource clients include many Fortune 500 corporations, and the firm is a primary sponsor of the Institute of Coaching at the Harvard Medical School.

The new partnership is the culmination of a 15-year relationship between Dr. Underhill and Dr. Goldsmith, who, along with CoachSource Managing Partner Stephen E. Sass, share a coaching philosophy based on achieving measurable results for clients. This philosophy is expressed in Underhill's break-through book, Executive Coaching for Results: The Definitive Guide to Developing Organizational Leaders (Berrett-Koehler, 2007), which he co-authored. Like Mr. Goldsmith, Underhill is a frequent speaker on executive coaching at conferences worldwide.

Stephen Sass is managing partner of CoachSource and a longtime associate of Marshall Goldsmith. Sass, who was director of the Center for Leadership Development at KPMG, hired Goldsmith to help develop senior leaders at the firm. Sass is steeped in the award-winning approaches developed by Marshall Goldsmith, which he utilizes in executive coaching engagements at the highest levels of the world's most recognizable corporations.

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