What Got You Here Wont Get You     There: How successful people    become even more successful by          Marshall Goldsm...
8. Negativity, or Let me explain why that wont work: The need to share ournegative thoughts even when we werent asked9. Wi...
Goldsmith gives wonderful illustrations of these twenty habits and somesuggestions on how to move away from them. So do yo...
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What got you here wont get you there how successful people become even more successful by marshall goldsmith what got you here wont get you there

  1. 1. What Got You Here Wont Get You There: How successful people become even more successful by Marshall Goldsmith Simple Not Easy Tips For SuccessMarshall Goldsmith--author, coach, and savvy marketer--spells out thetwenty most common bad habits of executives in this book, but you dontneed to be an executive to benefit from his advice. Everyone could standto take responsibility for their actions, keep a positive and generousattitude, and work on (not celebrate) their faults--which is, essentially, themessage of the book.Here, in Goldsmiths own words, are the twenty habits to avoid:1. Winning too much: The need to win at all costs and in all situations--when it matters, when it doesnt, and when its totally beside the point2. Adding too much value: The overwhelming desire to add our two centsto every discussion3. Passing judgment: The need to rate others and impose our standardson them4. Making destructive comments: The needless sarcasms and cuttingremarks that we think make us sound sharp and witty5. Starting with No, But, or However: The overuse of these negativequalifiers which secretly say to everyone, Im right. Youre wrong.6. Telling the world how smart we are: The need to show people weresmarter than they think we are7. Speaking when angry: Using emotional volatility as a management tool
  2. 2. 8. Negativity, or Let me explain why that wont work: The need to share ournegative thoughts even when we werent asked9. Withholding information: The refusal to share information in order tomaintain an advantage over others10. Failing to give proper recognition: The inability to praise and reward11. Claiming credit that we dont deserve: The most annoying way tooverestimate our contribution to any success12. Making excuses: The need to reposition our annoying behavior as apermanent fixture so people excuse us for it13. Clinging to the past: The need to deflect blame away from ourselvesand onto events and people from our past; a subset of blaming everyoneelse14. Playing favorites: Failing to see that we are treating someone unfairly15. Refusing to express regret: The inability to take responsibility for ouractions, admit when were wrong, or recognize how our actions affectothers16. Not listening: The most passive-aggressive form of disrespect forcolleagues17. Failing to express gratitude: The most basic form of bad manners18. Punishing the messenger: The misguided need to attack the innocentwho are usually trying to help us19. Passing the buck: The need to blame everyone but ourselves20. An excessive need to be me: Exalting our faults as virtues simplybecause theyre who we areAs a coach, I have seen executives exhibit these habits. Its not thatsurprising really. Many of these habits develop because executives areaccustomed to success and, therefore, reluctant to acce pt failure. Theseexecutives dont always get to work with people who are as smart ortalented as they are, which can be frustrating and spark anger.While the habits Goldsmith addresses are understandable, they arentdefensible. Leaders often come to this realization themselves. They reacha point in their careers where they want to be respected more than feared.They want to change the way they show up.
  3. 3. Goldsmith gives wonderful illustrations of these twenty habits and somesuggestions on how to move away from them. So do yourself a favor andget this book, which is available in paperback, audio, and kindle. What GotYou Here Wont Get You There: How Successful People Become EvenMore Successful For More 5 Star Customer Reviews and Lowest Price: What Got You Here Wont Get You There: How successful people become even more successful by Marshall Goldsmith - 5 Star Customer Reviews and Lowest Price!

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