November 28, 2018
Guests: David B. Peterson David Goldsmith
David B. Peterson Chief Catalyst and Transformation Officer
Pioneer in the field of coaching, Director of Google’s Center of Expertise on Leadership Development, and author of best-selling books on coaching and development. Vikki Brock’s history of coaching names David as one of the primary influencers in the field, both for his early impact on the emergence of executive coaching and for continuing to shape the field as someone “on the cutting edge of the profession, doing and saying surprising and thought-provoking things.”
David Goldsmith Executive Director
One of the founders of the coaching profession, David worked closely with Thomas Leonard, served as the first president of Coach U and later went on to lead CoachInc.com. He trained the first Japanese coaches, wrote the Dear Coach column for the Sunday London Times and co-founded the Foundation of Coaching which later became the Institute of Coaching at Harvard.