Marshall Goldsmith Joins i4cp as Chairman Emeritus

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<p><b>St. Petersburg, Fla. &mdash; Feb. 7</b><br />The Institute for Corporate Productivity (i4cp), an institute that improves workforce productivity and bottom-line results within corporations, has announced that Marshall Goldsmith, a world-renowned author on leadership and coach to corporate CEOs and senior executives, has been appointed chairman emeritus. </p><p>Goldsmith &mdash; whose book, &quot;What Got You Here Won&#39;t Get You There,&quot; is the No. 1 best-selling business book in<br />America &mdash; is a world authority in helping successful leaders get even better by achieving positive change in behavior for themselves, their people and their teams. </p><p>As chairman emeritus, Goldsmith will help guide i4cp&#39;s mission to improve workforce productivity for its corporate members &mdash; more than half of which are Fortune 500 companies.<br /><br />&quot;I&#39;m delighted to be associated with i4cp and their focus on improving orporate productivity, a topic that&#39;s near and dear to my heart and, of course, to the senior executives I coach today and have coached in the past,&quot; Goldsmith said. &quot;I commend the individuals who started i4cp &mdash; namely, Kevin Oakes, Debbie McGrath and Jay Jamrog &mdash; for creating a research-based network that provides some of the world&#39;s leading organizations with access to cutting-edge information on human capital issues and a forum to assist each other.&quot;<br /><br />Recently, the American Management Association named Goldsmith as one of 50 great thinkers and leaders who have influenced management over the past 80 years, and<b> BusinessWeek</b> listed him as one of the most influential practitioners in the history of leadership development. </p><p>In 2005, he was recognized as a Fellow of the National<br />Academy of Human Resources &mdash; the highest award for an HR professional &mdash; and recognized in <b>BusinessWeek</b> as one of 50 great leaders in the United States. </p><p>His work has been featured in The Wall Street Journal (as one of the top 10 executive educators), <b>The Economist </b>(as one of the most credible consultants in the new era of business), <b>Forbes </b>(as one of five most-respected executive coaches), <b>Fast Company</b> (as America&#39;s preeminent executive coach), <b>Harvard Business Review</b>, <b>Business Strategy Review</b> and <b>The New Yorker</b>. </p><p>&quot;We&#39;re delighted to have Marshall Goldsmith join us as our chairman emeritus and lend some of his vast experience to our growing company,&quot; said Kevin Oakes, i4cp CEO. &quot;Marshall is clearly one of the brightest<br />minds in corporate America today, and his track record speaks volumes. </p><p>&quot;I think the entire i4cp membership will benefit from Marshall&#39;s influence.&quot;</p>

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