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Marcus Buckingham Speaker

Marcus Buckingham

    • Leading Authority on Employee Productivity & the Best Practices of Leadership and Management
    • Former Senior Consultant with The Gallup Organization
    • Bestselling Author and Strengths Revolutionist
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Fee Range

$50,000 - $100,000

Travels From

New York

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Marcus Buckingham is a global researcher and thought leader focused on unlocking strengths, increasing performance and pioneering the future of how people work.

Building on nearly two decades of experience as a Senior Researcher at Gallup Organization, he currently guides the vision of ADP Research Institute as Head and Talent Expert. He founded The Marcus Buckingham Company in 2006 with a clear mission: to instigate a “strengths revolution.” It started, as all revolutions do, with the simplest of ideas: that when people spend the majority of each day on the job using their greatest talents and engaged in their favorite tasks, basically doing exactly what they want to do, both they and their organizations will win.

In other words, companies that focus on cultivating employees’ strengths rather than simply improving on people’s weaknesses stand to dramatically increase efficiency and productivity while allowing for maximum personal growth.

In all of his speeches, Marcus demonstrates the correlation between strengths-driven, engaged employees and business fundamentals such as turnover rates, customer satisfaction, profits, and productivity. Challenging entrenched preconceptions about achievement to get to the core of what drives success, Marcus’s strengths-based approach is a win/win scenario that, without exaggeration, will define the future of work.

 

Lead from Strengths

What the best team leaders do differently

- Discover the one ritual that all great team leaders have in common.

- Learn the single concept that the best team leaders apply with their teams.

- Identify your particular strengths as a team leader.

What sets great companies apart? Survey data gathered over decades’ worth of interviews with thousands of team leaders and workers around the world reveals one simple truth: there are no great companies. When you look at performance in any organization, what you find is range. And the team leader is what makes the difference. Marcus will discuss what differentiates the great team leaders and how they turn talent into performance.

 

High-Performance Leadership

How to build a culture of performance

- Learn the one thing that sets great leaders apart.

- Explore the 4 levers that leaders use to create a high performing culture.

- Get clear about your organization’s core strengths.

 

Find Your Edge, Win at Work

How to drive personal performance

- Discover the approach that characterizes the most successful people in the world.

- Pinpoint your competitive advantage.

- Learn how to apply your competitive advantage at work.

 

Architect a New World of Work

How to future-proof your organization

- Learn the 3 trends that will redefine the new world of work.

- Examine why all HR talent data is bad data — and learn the secret to producing good data instead.

- Discover the tools you need to build an agile, dynamic workplace that appeals to modern workforce.

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