Martin L. Seldman, Ph.D.
Marty Seldman is an executive coach
and organizational psychologist. After receiving his B.A. in mathematics
from Cornel University, he completed his Ph.D. in clinical psychology at Temple
From 1972 to 1986 Marty specialized in the field of training. This
experience included training trainers, designing training, being Vice-President
of Sales for a training company and eventually president of his own company.
In 1986 he began his career as an executive coach and has become the coach of
choice for many companies. Through 2005 Marty has coached thousands of
executives in his one-to-one sessions. About one-half of these executives
are women, people of color and non-U.S. executives.
Marty’s current clients include PepsiCo, General Mills, Honeywell, General
Electric, Burlington Northern Santa Fe, Becton Dickinson, Auto Nation, YUM
Restaurants, Textron, MGM Grand, DuPont, ICI Paints, T. Rowe Price, Invesco,
Citigroup, Women Unlimited, TrammelCrow, Life Bridge Health, and Young and
As an organizational consultant Marty specializes in team building, conflict
resolution, feedback systems and skills and workshops in building and
maintaining trust. Recently, with Kelly Reineke, Ph.D., he has developed a
workshop on giving effective feedback and coaching to diverse groups. In
addition to his corporate work, Marty is active in the non-profit sector as a
coach and consultant. He serves on the boards of four organizations that
work in the areas of human rights and poverty alleviation.
Marty has written numerous books including Survival of the Savvy:
High-Integrity Political Tactics for Career and Company Success (Free Press,
2004) which was a Wall Street Journal Best Seller and Super Selling Through
Self-Talk: The ultimate edge in sales success (Price Stern Sloan, Inc., 1986).