Strengths-Based Innovation — Find Your Edge: Win at Work
What does it take for people to stand out at work? How can an organization's best practices and innovations be shared most effectively? Marcus argues that the future of Learning and Development will focus on delivering to each employee only those innovations and techniques that fit his or her particular strengths.
The Difference Between Great Managing & Great Leading
Although many people assume that leadership is simply the next step for those who have proven themselves as managers, Marcus presents compelling evidence that, in key ways, great leaders must do the exact opposite of what the best managers do in order to excel.
What the World's Best Managers Do Differently
What sets great companies apart? Survey data gathered over decades' worth of interviews with thousands of managers and workers around the world reveals one simple truth: there are no great companies. Every company is made up of separate teams, and the performance of those teams, no matter how successful the company may be, varies widely. What makes the difference? The manager.
What is the correlation between engagement and performance? Marcus explains the specific lever that most impacts employee engagement: the extent to which they have the opportunity to play to their strengths.
Finding Your Strongest Life
Recent survey findings created headlines about a shocking decline in women's happiness over the last several decades. While many in the media rushed to conclusions about the impact of the research on feminism and on women today, Marcus avoids easy judgments and examines the causes and the appropriate response to a contemporary crisis for women.
A former senior consultant
for the Gallup Organization, Marcus Buckingham has spent a decade helping
clients find and motivate their most talented employees. His work is
supported by the largest study of its kind — nearly 80,000 interviews.
The results reveal practices that oppose conventional wisdom when it
comes to successful managerial behavior. They also break new ground
in helping people understand their fundamental talents.
He is co-author of two enormous
business best sellers: First, Break All the Rules: What the World’s
Greatest Managers Do Differently, Now, Discover Your Strengths,
and The One Thing You Need to Know: About Great Managing, Great
Leading and Sustained Individual Success. His latest book is
Go Put Your Strengths To Work.