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What Got You Here Won't Get You There: A Round Table Comic: How Successful People Become Even More Successful Comic – October 16, 2011

ISBN-13: 978-1610660136 ISBN-10: 1610660137

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  • Comic: 80 pages
  • Publisher: Writers Of The Round Table Press (October 16, 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1610660137
  • ISBN-13: 978-1610660136
  • Product Dimensions: 0.2 x 6.7 x 10.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 6.4 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 3.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (30 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #86,146 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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About the Author

Dr. Marshall Goldsmith has recently been recognized as one of the 15 most influential business thinkers in the world, in a global bi-annual study sponsored by The (London) Times. Other acknowledgments include: American Management Association – top 50 thinkers and leaders who have influenced the field of management over the past 80 years, Institute for Management Studies – lifetime achievement award (one of two ever awarded), Wall Street Journal – top 10 executive educators, Forbes – 5 most-respected executive coaches, Economic Times (India) – top CEO coaches of America and Fast Company – America’s preeminent executive coach. Marshall is one of a select few executive advisors who have been asked to work with over 120 major CEOs and their management teams. He is the million-selling author of numerous books, including New York Times best-sellers, MOJO and What Got You Here Won’t Get You There – a Wall Street Journal #1 business book and winner of the Harold Longman Award for business book of the year.

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Dr. Marshall Goldsmith was recently recognized as the #1 leadership thinker in the world at the bi-annual Thinkers50 ceremony sponsored by the Harvard Business Review.

Marshall Goldsmith is the million-selling author or editor of 34 books, including the New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestsellers, MOJO and What Got You Here Won't Get You There - a WSJ #1 business book and winner of the Harold Longman Award for Business Book of the Year. His books have been translated into 28 languages and become bestsellers in ten countries.

Marshall's professional acknowledgments include: Institute for Management Studies - Lifetime Achievement Award (one of only two ever awarded), American Management Association - 50 great thinkers and leaders who have influenced the field of management over the past 80 years, BusinessWeek - 50 great leaders in America, Wall Street Journal - top ten executive educators, Forbes - five most-respected executive coaches, Leadership Excellence - top ten thinkers on leadership, Economic Times (India) - top CEO coaches of America, Economist (UK) - most credible executive advisors in the new era of business, National Academy of Human Resources - Fellow of the Academy (America's top HR award), World HRD Congress - 2011 global leader in HR thinking, 2011 - Tata Award (India) for Global HR Excellence, Fast Company - America's preeminent executive coach and Leader to Leader Institute - 2010 Leader of the Future Award. His work has been recognized by almost every professional organization in his field.

Dr. Goldsmith's Ph.D. is from UCLA's Anderson School of Management where (in 2012) he was recognized as the Distinguished Alumnus of the Year. He teaches executive education at Dartmouth's Tuck School and frequently speaks at leading business schools. He is one of a select few executive advisors who have been asked to work with over 150 major CEOs and their management teams. He served on the Board of the Peter Drucker Foundation for ten years. He has been a volunteer teacher for US Army Generals, Navy Admirals, Girl Scout executives, International and American Red Cross leaders - where he was a National Volunteer of the Year.

Marshall's other books include: Succession: Are You Ready? - a WSJ bestseller, The Leader of the Future - a BusinessWeek bestseller. The AMA Handbook of Leadership, The Organization of the Future 2 and The Leadership Investment - all three are American Library Association - Choice award winners for academic business books of the year. Over three hundred of his articles, interviews, columns and videos are available online at www.MarshallGoldsmith.com for viewing and sharing. Visitors to this site have come from 197 countries and have viewed, read, listened to, downloaded or shared resources over 8 million times.

To reach Marshall:

P.O. Box 9710 * 16770 Via de los Rosales * Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067-9710

Marshall@MarshallGoldsmith.com * www.MarshallGoldsmith.com

Phone: (858) 759-0950
Fax: (858) 759-0550

Customer Reviews

I'm buying the full book to have a better opinion of the content.
I. Mercado
No where did it say that it was a comic book and it is difficult to read and not what I wanted at all!
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The illustrations make it easy and breezy to digest the profound ideas presented.
Dr. Barbara Cunningham

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Format: Comic
The Round Table Comics adaptation of "What Got You Here Won't Get You There" by Marshall Goldsmith with Mark Reiter is a quick, enjoyable read, that promises to teach 20 workplace habits that you need to break to learn how successful people become even more successful. That's just what this graphic novel edition does. In 50 illustrated pages, this graphic novel captures the main points from Goldsmith's original book. Told in story fashion, each of the 20 habits is covered with just enough to teach you why you should break these habits to become even more successful. It's fun to read and teaches some important concepts.

Previously, I'd read these Round Table and Smarter Comics after I'd read the original book, and the graphic novel versions were great, quick, reviews to cover the main concepts in an illustrated fashion, and I liked the review. This time, I read the graphic novel version of "What Got You Here Won't Get You There" first. I liked the short, simple lessons, but it also made me want to read the book that this comic was based on to get the longer version too.

The illustrations were done by Shane Clester, who I liked from previous graphic novels he's done, and I felt he did a great job with this one too. His illustrations match the lessons and add to the learning you can do in this form.

Even though this short book only touches on each of the 20 workplace habits you need to break, I feel if you think a little about each habit, how it applies to your situation, and if you need to work on improving yourself in this area, you can gain a lot in a short time. However, it might take a bit more thinking on your part to figure out how to apply the simple lessons in your situation.
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5 of 6 people found the following review helpful By Dr. Barbara Cunningham on October 23, 2011
Format: Comic
I thoroughly enjoyed reading the comic book version of Marshall Goldsnith's book entitled What Got You Here Won't Get You There. This comic is an abbreviated version of Marshall Goldsmith's bestselling book of the same title, wherein he identifies 20 workplace habits that organizational leaders need to break. These unuseful habits are equally apparent within many family environments--there is personal as well as professional value in heeding his advice. The illustrations make it easy and breezy to digest the profound ideas presented. Whether in the workplace or in the family, leaders need to work on regulating their "automatic" urges that serve little value or add negative results to the environment. Increasing one's ability to self-regulate and moving into more thoughtful, reflective responses offers the leadership team more bang for their buck. The 20 workplace habits to break are identified in a playful manner, but, according to Coach Goldsmith, it is serious business to consider replacing the identified "success breakers" with more productive ones. Goldsmith discusses many potential pitfalls commonly apparent to him in leadership teams throughout the course of his prolific career doing corporate consultation work. For example, instead of clinging to the past (ie making excuses), bounce forward into a constantly evolving version of oneself. He emphasizes the down side of adding value (making it about "me, me, me" rather than about the organization), the import of stepping up and taking responsibity for one's responses and that such an effort is not "automatic and will require some discipline." Goldsmith implies (and I agree) that it will require considerable inner work to change habits that behave as if they were impulses.Read more ›
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Teresa M Baker on September 16, 2013
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When climbing the ladder of leadership, we lose sight of how we're perceived by others. This can cause us to be blind to habits that are received negatively and work against our goals. Goldsmith explores 20 common habits that get in our way. I'm not a "comic book" type of person- use of that format got me out of my box and gave good visuals on building a team.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By John Goranson on November 14, 2013
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This kind of book is very appealing to my university freshmen in Korea. Since they're at an elite university they think they've made it, and it's useful for them to think about whether in fact they have made it--or even how thinking they made it can then limit their growth. Plus most of them love visual stories, having grown up with Korean and Japanese animation and manga. I'm considering making this book required reading for next semester.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Pattie Woods on June 5, 2013
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I actually liked the book so much, I decided to give it away at my employee training sessions as a door prize.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By B. B. Ceres on April 22, 2013
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This is so easy to read-- it's a must for any professional looking to grow! The regular book has far more content than the comic, but for the time or reading challenged-- this is a paramount additional to your professional development, even if you consider simply 'Life' to be your profession.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Mark Conant, Sr. on March 9, 2013
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Get the non-illustrated version if you want more detail. Got both versions. Illustrated was more fun, but full version more in depth and helpful as both a reference guide and instructional guide.

Well worth the price.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By William on October 20, 2012
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I wasn't sure what to expect other than I had heard good things about it. I opened it up and didn't get the typical business book at all. This is a comic on topics which are insightful about things you and others around you may do and don't realize it. It is a quick read, great for reference back to later, and I suggest reading this for the content and entertainment value.
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