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Peak Performance Expert, Best-Selling Author, Researcher & Strengths Revolutionist

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Marcus Buckingham Biography

Marcus Buckingham is a global researcher and New York Times best-selling author focused on unlocking strengths, increasing performance, and pioneering the future of how people work.

He is the author of two of the best-selling business books of all time, "First, Break All the Rules," and "Now, Discover Your Strengths," and he has the #1 New Release on Amazon with his tenth book, "Love + Work," which is being heralded by Forbes as one of the ten must-reads for career and leadership in 2022.

Buckingham’s 2019 Harvard Business Review cover article, "The Feedback Fallacy," was selected by HBR as one of the most influential articles of the last 100 years, and Buckingham’s strengths assessments have been taken by over 10 million people worldwide.

Building on two decades of experience as a Senior Researcher at The Gallup Organization, Buckingham leveraged his data-based discoveries to build a $100 million tech company focused on helping people find and contribute their strengths at work. He currently guides the research agenda of the ADP Research Institute as Head of People + Performance.

Speaking Topics
  • Lead From Strength - STRONG LEADER: Build confidence in your followers

    As people struggle to make sense of a new and uncertain world, the need for strong leaders is more important than ever. Learn to build clarity and confidence during these extraordinary times an define a new, intelligent, strong way forward.

    For all leaders of teams, and teams of teams

    What the most effective senior leaders do to build clarity and confidence during these dynamic and confusing times.

    Marcus shares:

    • The most effective way leaders turn anxiety into confidence

    • How to use StandOut to pinpoint precisely what about you others follow

    • The three rituals to build resilience across your organization

    Before: Each attendee takes the StandOut assessment (15 mins)

    During: 45-minute virtual keynote

    After: Optional Add-ons

    • Strong Leader Series One 45-minute session per week for 3 weeks (this series can be customized per client’s request)

    • Strong Leader Q+A with Marcus Buckingham Marcus will conduct a virtual Q&A with all attendees once a month for four months following the Strong You virtual keynote

    • 1:1 strengths coaching with an MB-certified coach/facilitator to deepen an individual’s understanding of their unique contribution to the team

    • Virtual deep dive extension sessions with an MB-certified coach/facilitator to expand and reinforce the learning

    What is the StandOut® Strengths Assessment?

    REVEAL YOUR TOP 2 STRENGTH ROLES

    • In 2011, Marcus Buckingham created the StandOut® strengths assessment – an online situational judgment test that measures you against 9 “Strength Roles” and reveals your Top 2. These Roles describe your personal edge – those ingrained traits and tendencies that give you a natural advantage. The 14-page detailed report will help you learn your greatest sources of strength and contribution.

    • To date it has been completed by more than 800,000 people and used as the centerpiece for the Talent practices of many thousands of organizations, both in the US and internationally.

    • Marcus used his two decades of research expertise, and learnings from his leading role in the creation of StrengthsFinder, to develop the next-gen strengths assessment StandOut® · In 2015 Harvard Business Review published StandOut 2.0, a book which helps you learn more about your unique strengths profile.

  • Lead From Strength - STRONG TEAMS: Create connection across your team

    84% of employees do most of their work on teams, and 75% of them say they work on more than one team. High-performing, engaged teams are critical to companies successfully making it through challenging times. With more and more teams becoming virtual, mastering a strengths-based approach to teaming will be the ultimate game-changer. Reveal the unique, most powerful parts of each team member, and watch connections deepen and performance soar.

    For all team leaders and team members

    How to build resilient, high-performing teams using the StandOut strengths assessment.

    Marcus shares:

    • The three rituals of the best team leaders

    • What StandOut can reveal about you and each team member

    • How to build resilience, engagement and collaboration across the team

    Before: Each attendee takes the StandOut assessment (15 mins)

    During: 45-minute virtual keynote

    After: Optional Add-ons

    • Strong Teams Series One 45-minute session per week for 3 weeks (this series can be customized per client’s request)

    • Strong Teams Q+A with Marcus Buckingham Marcus will conduct a virtual Q&A with all attendees once a month for four months following the Strong You virtual keynote

    • 1:1 strengths coaching with an MB-certified coach/facilitator to deepen an individual’s understanding of their unique contribution to the team

    • Strong Teams Activity facilitated by an-MB certified coach/facilitator

    • Virtual deep dive extension sessions with an MB-certified coach/facilitator to expand and reinforce the learning

    What is the StandOut® Strengths Assessment?

    REVEAL YOUR TOP 2 STRENGTH ROLES

    • In 2011, Marcus Buckingham created the StandOut® strengths assessment – an online situational judgment test that measures you against 9 “Strength Roles” and reveals your Top 2. These Roles describe your personal edge – those ingrained traits and tendencies that give you a natural advantage. The 14-page detailed report will help you learn your greatest sources of strength and contribution.

    • To date it has been completed by more than 800,000 people and used as the centerpiece for the Talent practices of many thousands of organizations, both in the US and internationally.

    • Marcus used his two decades of research expertise, and learnings from his leading role in the creation of StrengthsFinder, to develop the next-gen strengths assessment StandOut® · In 2015 Harvard Business Review published StandOut 2.0, a book which helps you learn more about your unique strengths profile.

  • Lead From Strength - STRONG YOU: Discover Your Unique Power

    When we lose our rituals, our sense of self can vanish. We begin to fear our weaknesses more than we cherish our strengths. And yet for the sake of all those who rely on us, we need to stay precisely focused on the areas we feel strong. We need to find ways to re-anchor who we are, to re0define,what we bring to the world around us. Learn how to find this confidence within you by rediscovering your greatest strength.

    For all employees

    How to build your personal resilience and connection with others using the StandOut strengths assessment.

    Marcus shares:

    • The three sources of personal resilience

    • How to use StandOut to rediscover and reorient you around your strengths

    • How to use StandOut to strengthen your connection with those you care about

    Before: Each attendee takes the StandOut assessment (15 mins) During: 45-minute virtual keynote

    After: Optional Add-ons

    • Strong You Series One 45-minute session per week for 3 weeks (this series can be customized per client’s request)

    • Strong You Q+A with Marcus Buckingham Marcus will conduct a virtual Q&A with all attendees once a month for four months following the Strong You virtual keynote

    • 1:1 strengths coaching with an MB-certified coach/facilitator to deepen an individual’s understanding of their unique contribution to the team

    • Strong You Resilience Activity facilitated by an-MB certified coach/facilitator

    • Virtual deep dive extension sessions with an MB-certified coach/facilitator to expand and reinforce the learning

    What is the StandOut® Strengths Assessment?

    REVEAL YOUR TOP 2 STRENGTH ROLES

    • In 2011, Marcus Buckingham created the StandOut® strengths assessment – an online situational judgment test that measures you against 9 “Strength Roles” and reveals your Top 2. These Roles describe your personal edge – those ingrained traits and tendencies that give you a natural advantage. The 14-page detailed report will help you learn your greatest sources of strength and contribution.

    • To date it has been completed by more than 800,000 people and used as the centerpiece for the Talent practices of many thousands of organizations, both in the US and internationally.

    • Marcus used his two decades of research expertise, and learnings from his leading role in the creation of StrengthsFinder, to develop the next-gen strengths assessment StandOut® · In 2015 Harvard Business Review published StandOut 2.0, a book which helps you learn more about your unique strengths profile.

  • Lead from Strength: Virtual Experiences for Leaders, Teams + Individuals

    During this unprecedented time, Marcus Buckingham is focusing his virtual presentations on how to use your strengths to build resilience in yourself, connection across your team, and confidence in your followers.

    For the first time ever, and in partnership with Harvard Business Review, Marcus is giving away the StandOut 2.0 Strengths Assessment which will be included in each of the following virtual experiences:

    1. Strong LEADER• for all leaders of teams, and teams of teams

    In this 45-minute virtual keynote, Marcus shares what the most effective senior leaders do to build clarity during these dynamic and confusing times. He shares:

    • The most effective way leaders turn anxiety into confidence

    • How to use StandOut to pinpoint precisely what about you others follow

    • The three rituals to build resilience across your organization

    Optional Add-ons for this topic include:

    • Strong Leader Series One 45-minute session per week for 3 weeks (this series can be customized per client’s request)

    • Strong Leader Q+A with Marcus Buckingham Marcus will conduct a virtual Q&A with all attendees once a month for four months following the Strong Leader virtual keynote

    • 1:1 strengths coaching with an MB-certified coach/facilitator to deepen a leader’s understanding of her/his unique and distinct power

    • Virtual deep dive extension sessions with an MB-certified coach/facilitator to expand and reinforce the learning

    • Strong TEAMS • for all team leaders and team members

    In this 45-minute virtual keynote, Marcus shares how to build resilient, high-performing teams using the StandOut strengths assessment.

    Marcus shares:

    • The three rituals of the best team leaders

    • What StandOut can reveal about you and each team member

    • How to build resilience, engagement and collaboration across the team

    Optional Add-ons for this topic include:

    • Strong Teams Series One 45-minute session per week for 3 weeks (this series can be customized per client’s request)

    • Strong Teams Q+A with Marcus Buckingham Marcus will conduct a virtual Q&A with all attendees once a month for four months following the Strong Teams virtual keynote

    • 1:1 strengths coaching with an MB-certified coach/facilitator to deepen a team member’s understanding of her/his unique contribution to the team

    • Strong Teams Activity facilitated by an MB-certified coach/facilitator

    • Virtual deep dive extension sessions with an MB-certified coach/facilitator to expand and reinforce the learning

    • Strong YOU • for all employees

    In this 45-minute virtual keynote, Marcus shares how to build your personal resilience and connection with others using the StandOut strengths assessment.

    Marcus shares:

    • The three sources of personal resilience

    • How to use StandOut to rediscover and reorient you around your strengths

    • How to use StandOut to strengthen your connection with those you care about

    Optional Add-ons for this topic include:

    • Strong Teams Series One 45-minute session per week for 3 weeks (this series can be customized per client’s request)

    • Strong Teams Q+A with Marcus Buckingham Marcus will conduct a virtual Q&A with all attendees once a month for four months following the Strong Teams virtual keynote

    • 1:1 strengths coaching with an MB-certified coach/facilitator to deepen a team member’s understanding of her/his unique contribution to the team

    • Strong YOU Resilience Activity facilitated by an-MB certified coach/facilitator

    • Virtual deep dive extension sessions with an MB-certified coach/facilitator to expand and reinforce the learning

  • Nine Lies About Work

    What the research reveals about the real world of work

    • Examine the 9 lies that are pervasive in our organizations

    • Learn the truths behind them, backed by data and research.

    • Discover how you can become a Freethinking Leader.

  • 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.

Videos
Books
Love + Work: How to Find What You Love, Love What You Do, and Do It for the Rest of Your Life

Love + Work: How to Find What You Love, Love What You Do, and Do It for the Rest of Your Life

StandOut: The Groundbreaking New Strengths Assessment from the Leader of the Strengths Revolution

StandOut: The Groundbreaking New Strengths Assessment from the Leader of the Strengths Revolution

The Truth About You: Your Secret to Success

The Truth About You: Your Secret to Success

The One Thing You Need to Know: ... About Great Managing, Great Leading, and Sustained Individual Success

The One Thing You Need to Know: ... About Great Managing, Great Leading, and Sustained Individual Success

FAQs
  • HOW TO BOOK Marcus Buckingham?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Marcus Buckingham for both live and virtual events for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Marcus Buckingham, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Marcus Buckingham or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO BOOK Marcus Buckingham?

    Booking fees for Marcus Buckingham, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Marcus Buckingham, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • WHO IS THE AGENT FOR Marcus Buckingham?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Marcus Buckingham for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Marcus Buckingham for your next private or corporate function.
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    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Marcus Buckingham or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Marcus Buckingham or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.
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Marcus Buckingham Biography

Marcus Buckingham is a global researcher and New York Times best-selling author focused on unlocking strengths, increasing performance, and pioneering the future of how people work.

He is the author of two of the best-selling business books of all time, "First, Break All the Rules," and "Now, Discover Your Strengths," and he has the #1 New Release on Amazon with his tenth book, "Love + Work," which is being heralded by Forbes as one of the ten must-reads for career and leadership in 2022.

Buckingham’s 2019 Harvard Business Review cover article, "The Feedback Fallacy," was selected by HBR as one of the most influential articles of the last 100 years, and Buckingham’s strengths assessments have been taken by over 10 million people worldwide.

Building on two decades of experience as a Senior Researcher at The Gallup Organization, Buckingham leveraged his data-based discoveries to build a $100 million tech company focused on helping people find and contribute their strengths at work. He currently guides the research agenda of the ADP Research Institute as Head of People + Performance.

Marcus Buckingham Speaking Topics

  • Lead From Strength - STRONG LEADER: Build confidence in your followers

    As people struggle to make sense of a new and uncertain world, the need for strong leaders is more important than ever. Learn to build clarity and confidence during these extraordinary times an define a new, intelligent, strong way forward.

    For all leaders of teams, and teams of teams

    What the most effective senior leaders do to build clarity and confidence during these dynamic and confusing times.

    Marcus shares:

    • The most effective way leaders turn anxiety into confidence

    • How to use StandOut to pinpoint precisely what about you others follow

    • The three rituals to build resilience across your organization

    Before: Each attendee takes the StandOut assessment (15 mins)

    During: 45-minute virtual keynote

    After: Optional Add-ons

    • Strong Leader Series One 45-minute session per week for 3 weeks (this series can be customized per client’s request)

    • Strong Leader Q+A with Marcus Buckingham Marcus will conduct a virtual Q&A with all attendees once a month for four months following the Strong You virtual keynote

    • 1:1 strengths coaching with an MB-certified coach/facilitator to deepen an individual’s understanding of their unique contribution to the team

    • Virtual deep dive extension sessions with an MB-certified coach/facilitator to expand and reinforce the learning

    What is the StandOut® Strengths Assessment?

    REVEAL YOUR TOP 2 STRENGTH ROLES

    • In 2011, Marcus Buckingham created the StandOut® strengths assessment – an online situational judgment test that measures you against 9 “Strength Roles” and reveals your Top 2. These Roles describe your personal edge – those ingrained traits and tendencies that give you a natural advantage. The 14-page detailed report will help you learn your greatest sources of strength and contribution.

    • To date it has been completed by more than 800,000 people and used as the centerpiece for the Talent practices of many thousands of organizations, both in the US and internationally.

    • Marcus used his two decades of research expertise, and learnings from his leading role in the creation of StrengthsFinder, to develop the next-gen strengths assessment StandOut® · In 2015 Harvard Business Review published StandOut 2.0, a book which helps you learn more about your unique strengths profile.

  • Lead From Strength - STRONG TEAMS: Create connection across your team

    84% of employees do most of their work on teams, and 75% of them say they work on more than one team. High-performing, engaged teams are critical to companies successfully making it through challenging times. With more and more teams becoming virtual, mastering a strengths-based approach to teaming will be the ultimate game-changer. Reveal the unique, most powerful parts of each team member, and watch connections deepen and performance soar.

    For all team leaders and team members

    How to build resilient, high-performing teams using the StandOut strengths assessment.

    Marcus shares:

    • The three rituals of the best team leaders

    • What StandOut can reveal about you and each team member

    • How to build resilience, engagement and collaboration across the team

    Before: Each attendee takes the StandOut assessment (15 mins)

    During: 45-minute virtual keynote

    After: Optional Add-ons

    • Strong Teams Series One 45-minute session per week for 3 weeks (this series can be customized per client’s request)

    • Strong Teams Q+A with Marcus Buckingham Marcus will conduct a virtual Q&A with all attendees once a month for four months following the Strong You virtual keynote

    • 1:1 strengths coaching with an MB-certified coach/facilitator to deepen an individual’s understanding of their unique contribution to the team

    • Strong Teams Activity facilitated by an-MB certified coach/facilitator

    • Virtual deep dive extension sessions with an MB-certified coach/facilitator to expand and reinforce the learning

    What is the StandOut® Strengths Assessment?

    REVEAL YOUR TOP 2 STRENGTH ROLES

    • In 2011, Marcus Buckingham created the StandOut® strengths assessment – an online situational judgment test that measures you against 9 “Strength Roles” and reveals your Top 2. These Roles describe your personal edge – those ingrained traits and tendencies that give you a natural advantage. The 14-page detailed report will help you learn your greatest sources of strength and contribution.

    • To date it has been completed by more than 800,000 people and used as the centerpiece for the Talent practices of many thousands of organizations, both in the US and internationally.

    • Marcus used his two decades of research expertise, and learnings from his leading role in the creation of StrengthsFinder, to develop the next-gen strengths assessment StandOut® · In 2015 Harvard Business Review published StandOut 2.0, a book which helps you learn more about your unique strengths profile.

  • Lead From Strength - STRONG YOU: Discover Your Unique Power

    When we lose our rituals, our sense of self can vanish. We begin to fear our weaknesses more than we cherish our strengths. And yet for the sake of all those who rely on us, we need to stay precisely focused on the areas we feel strong. We need to find ways to re-anchor who we are, to re0define,what we bring to the world around us. Learn how to find this confidence within you by rediscovering your greatest strength.

    For all employees

    How to build your personal resilience and connection with others using the StandOut strengths assessment.

    Marcus shares:

    • The three sources of personal resilience

    • How to use StandOut to rediscover and reorient you around your strengths

    • How to use StandOut to strengthen your connection with those you care about

    Before: Each attendee takes the StandOut assessment (15 mins) During: 45-minute virtual keynote

    After: Optional Add-ons

    • Strong You Series One 45-minute session per week for 3 weeks (this series can be customized per client’s request)

    • Strong You Q+A with Marcus Buckingham Marcus will conduct a virtual Q&A with all attendees once a month for four months following the Strong You virtual keynote

    • 1:1 strengths coaching with an MB-certified coach/facilitator to deepen an individual’s understanding of their unique contribution to the team

    • Strong You Resilience Activity facilitated by an-MB certified coach/facilitator

    • Virtual deep dive extension sessions with an MB-certified coach/facilitator to expand and reinforce the learning

    What is the StandOut® Strengths Assessment?

    REVEAL YOUR TOP 2 STRENGTH ROLES

    • In 2011, Marcus Buckingham created the StandOut® strengths assessment – an online situational judgment test that measures you against 9 “Strength Roles” and reveals your Top 2. These Roles describe your personal edge – those ingrained traits and tendencies that give you a natural advantage. The 14-page detailed report will help you learn your greatest sources of strength and contribution.

    • To date it has been completed by more than 800,000 people and used as the centerpiece for the Talent practices of many thousands of organizations, both in the US and internationally.

    • Marcus used his two decades of research expertise, and learnings from his leading role in the creation of StrengthsFinder, to develop the next-gen strengths assessment StandOut® · In 2015 Harvard Business Review published StandOut 2.0, a book which helps you learn more about your unique strengths profile.

  • Lead from Strength: Virtual Experiences for Leaders, Teams + Individuals

    During this unprecedented time, Marcus Buckingham is focusing his virtual presentations on how to use your strengths to build resilience in yourself, connection across your team, and confidence in your followers.

    For the first time ever, and in partnership with Harvard Business Review, Marcus is giving away the StandOut 2.0 Strengths Assessment which will be included in each of the following virtual experiences:

    1. Strong LEADER• for all leaders of teams, and teams of teams

    In this 45-minute virtual keynote, Marcus shares what the most effective senior leaders do to build clarity during these dynamic and confusing times. He shares:

    • The most effective way leaders turn anxiety into confidence

    • How to use StandOut to pinpoint precisely what about you others follow

    • The three rituals to build resilience across your organization

    Optional Add-ons for this topic include:

    • Strong Leader Series One 45-minute session per week for 3 weeks (this series can be customized per client’s request)

    • Strong Leader Q+A with Marcus Buckingham Marcus will conduct a virtual Q&A with all attendees once a month for four months following the Strong Leader virtual keynote

    • 1:1 strengths coaching with an MB-certified coach/facilitator to deepen a leader’s understanding of her/his unique and distinct power

    • Virtual deep dive extension sessions with an MB-certified coach/facilitator to expand and reinforce the learning

    • Strong TEAMS • for all team leaders and team members

    In this 45-minute virtual keynote, Marcus shares how to build resilient, high-performing teams using the StandOut strengths assessment.

    Marcus shares:

    • The three rituals of the best team leaders

    • What StandOut can reveal about you and each team member

    • How to build resilience, engagement and collaboration across the team

    Optional Add-ons for this topic include:

    • Strong Teams Series One 45-minute session per week for 3 weeks (this series can be customized per client’s request)

    • Strong Teams Q+A with Marcus Buckingham Marcus will conduct a virtual Q&A with all attendees once a month for four months following the Strong Teams virtual keynote

    • 1:1 strengths coaching with an MB-certified coach/facilitator to deepen a team member’s understanding of her/his unique contribution to the team

    • Strong Teams Activity facilitated by an MB-certified coach/facilitator

    • Virtual deep dive extension sessions with an MB-certified coach/facilitator to expand and reinforce the learning

    • Strong YOU • for all employees

    In this 45-minute virtual keynote, Marcus shares how to build your personal resilience and connection with others using the StandOut strengths assessment.

    Marcus shares:

    • The three sources of personal resilience

    • How to use StandOut to rediscover and reorient you around your strengths

    • How to use StandOut to strengthen your connection with those you care about

    Optional Add-ons for this topic include:

    • Strong Teams Series One 45-minute session per week for 3 weeks (this series can be customized per client’s request)

    • Strong Teams Q+A with Marcus Buckingham Marcus will conduct a virtual Q&A with all attendees once a month for four months following the Strong Teams virtual keynote

    • 1:1 strengths coaching with an MB-certified coach/facilitator to deepen a team member’s understanding of her/his unique contribution to the team

    • Strong YOU Resilience Activity facilitated by an-MB certified coach/facilitator

    • Virtual deep dive extension sessions with an MB-certified coach/facilitator to expand and reinforce the learning

  • Nine Lies About Work

    What the research reveals about the real world of work

    • Examine the 9 lies that are pervasive in our organizations

    • Learn the truths behind them, backed by data and research.

    • Discover how you can become a Freethinking Leader.

  • 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.

Marcus Buckingham Videos

  • Nine Lies About Work: Marcus Buckingham with Adam Grant | 2019 ...
    May 15, 2019 ... 2019 Wharton People Analytics Conference: Bestselling author, researcher, and talent expert, Marcus Buckinham, in conversation with...
  • Marcus Buckingham: How To Handle Anxiety At Work
    Talent expert Marcus Buckingham describes the shocking number of people who are simply suffering through their jobs. He explains how people can...
  • Marcus Buckingham: How To Succeed At Work

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  • How to book Marcus Buckingham?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Marcus Buckingham for both live and virtual events for over 20 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Marcus Buckingham, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Marcus Buckingham or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Marcus Buckingham?

    Booking fees for Marcus Buckingham, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Marcus Buckingham, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Marcus Buckingham?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Marcus Buckingham for clients worldwide for more than 20 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Marcus Buckingham for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Marcus Buckingham or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Marcus Buckingham or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Marcus Buckingham is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics such as Lead From Strength - STRONG LEADER: Build confidence in your followers, Lead From Strength - STRONG TEAMS: Create connection across your team, Lead From Strength - STRONG YOU: Discover Your Unique Power, Lead from Strength: Virtual Experiences for Leaders, Teams + Individuals, Nine Lies About Work and High-Performance Leadership. The estimated speaking fee range to book Marcus Buckingham for your event is available upon request. Marcus Buckingham generally travels from Beverly Hills, CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Shawn Achor, Daymond John, Peter Diamandis, Patrick Lencioni and Adrian Gostick. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Marcus Buckingham for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Marcus Buckingham Speaking Topics

  • Lead From Strength - STRONG LEADER: Build confidence in your followers

    As people struggle to make sense of a new and uncertain world, the need for strong leaders is more important than ever. Learn to build clarity and confidence during these extraordinary times an define a new, intelligent, strong way forward.

    For all leaders of teams, and teams of teams

    What the most effective senior leaders do to build clarity and confidence during these dynamic and confusing times.

    Marcus shares:

    • The most effective way leaders turn anxiety into confidence

    • How to use StandOut to pinpoint precisely what about you others follow

    • The three rituals to build resilience across your organization

    Before: Each attendee takes the StandOut assessment (15 mins)

    During: 45-minute virtual keynote

    After: Optional Add-ons

    • Strong Leader Series One 45-minute session per week for 3 weeks (this series can be customized per client’s request)

    • Strong Leader Q+A with Marcus Buckingham Marcus will conduct a virtual Q&A with all attendees once a month for four months following the Strong You virtual keynote

    • 1:1 strengths coaching with an MB-certified coach/facilitator to deepen an individual’s understanding of their unique contribution to the team

    • Virtual deep dive extension sessions with an MB-certified coach/facilitator to expand and reinforce the learning

    What is the StandOut® Strengths Assessment?

    REVEAL YOUR TOP 2 STRENGTH ROLES

    • In 2011, Marcus Buckingham created the StandOut® strengths assessment – an online situational judgment test that measures you against 9 “Strength Roles” and reveals your Top 2. These Roles describe your personal edge – those ingrained traits and tendencies that give you a natural advantage. The 14-page detailed report will help you learn your greatest sources of strength and contribution.

    • To date it has been completed by more than 800,000 people and used as the centerpiece for the Talent practices of many thousands of organizations, both in the US and internationally.

    • Marcus used his two decades of research expertise, and learnings from his leading role in the creation of StrengthsFinder, to develop the next-gen strengths assessment StandOut® · In 2015 Harvard Business Review published StandOut 2.0, a book which helps you learn more about your unique strengths profile.

  • Lead From Strength - STRONG TEAMS: Create connection across your team

    84% of employees do most of their work on teams, and 75% of them say they work on more than one team. High-performing, engaged teams are critical to companies successfully making it through challenging times. With more and more teams becoming virtual, mastering a strengths-based approach to teaming will be the ultimate game-changer. Reveal the unique, most powerful parts of each team member, and watch connections deepen and performance soar.

    For all team leaders and team members

    How to build resilient, high-performing teams using the StandOut strengths assessment.

    Marcus shares:

    • The three rituals of the best team leaders

    • What StandOut can reveal about you and each team member

    • How to build resilience, engagement and collaboration across the team

    Before: Each attendee takes the StandOut assessment (15 mins)

    During: 45-minute virtual keynote

    After: Optional Add-ons

    • Strong Teams Series One 45-minute session per week for 3 weeks (this series can be customized per client’s request)

    • Strong Teams Q+A with Marcus Buckingham Marcus will conduct a virtual Q&A with all attendees once a month for four months following the Strong You virtual keynote

    • 1:1 strengths coaching with an MB-certified coach/facilitator to deepen an individual’s understanding of their unique contribution to the team

    • Strong Teams Activity facilitated by an-MB certified coach/facilitator

    • Virtual deep dive extension sessions with an MB-certified coach/facilitator to expand and reinforce the learning

    What is the StandOut® Strengths Assessment?

    REVEAL YOUR TOP 2 STRENGTH ROLES

    • In 2011, Marcus Buckingham created the StandOut® strengths assessment – an online situational judgment test that measures you against 9 “Strength Roles” and reveals your Top 2. These Roles describe your personal edge – those ingrained traits and tendencies that give you a natural advantage. The 14-page detailed report will help you learn your greatest sources of strength and contribution.

    • To date it has been completed by more than 800,000 people and used as the centerpiece for the Talent practices of many thousands of organizations, both in the US and internationally.

    • Marcus used his two decades of research expertise, and learnings from his leading role in the creation of StrengthsFinder, to develop the next-gen strengths assessment StandOut® · In 2015 Harvard Business Review published StandOut 2.0, a book which helps you learn more about your unique strengths profile.

  • Lead From Strength - STRONG YOU: Discover Your Unique Power

    When we lose our rituals, our sense of self can vanish. We begin to fear our weaknesses more than we cherish our strengths. And yet for the sake of all those who rely on us, we need to stay precisely focused on the areas we feel strong. We need to find ways to re-anchor who we are, to re0define,what we bring to the world around us. Learn how to find this confidence within you by rediscovering your greatest strength.

    For all employees

    How to build your personal resilience and connection with others using the StandOut strengths assessment.

    Marcus shares:

    • The three sources of personal resilience

    • How to use StandOut to rediscover and reorient you around your strengths

    • How to use StandOut to strengthen your connection with those you care about

    Before: Each attendee takes the StandOut assessment (15 mins) During: 45-minute virtual keynote

    After: Optional Add-ons

    • Strong You Series One 45-minute session per week for 3 weeks (this series can be customized per client’s request)

    • Strong You Q+A with Marcus Buckingham Marcus will conduct a virtual Q&A with all attendees once a month for four months following the Strong You virtual keynote

    • 1:1 strengths coaching with an MB-certified coach/facilitator to deepen an individual’s understanding of their unique contribution to the team

    • Strong You Resilience Activity facilitated by an-MB certified coach/facilitator

    • Virtual deep dive extension sessions with an MB-certified coach/facilitator to expand and reinforce the learning

    What is the StandOut® Strengths Assessment?

    REVEAL YOUR TOP 2 STRENGTH ROLES

    • In 2011, Marcus Buckingham created the StandOut® strengths assessment – an online situational judgment test that measures you against 9 “Strength Roles” and reveals your Top 2. These Roles describe your personal edge – those ingrained traits and tendencies that give you a natural advantage. The 14-page detailed report will help you learn your greatest sources of strength and contribution.

    • To date it has been completed by more than 800,000 people and used as the centerpiece for the Talent practices of many thousands of organizations, both in the US and internationally.

    • Marcus used his two decades of research expertise, and learnings from his leading role in the creation of StrengthsFinder, to develop the next-gen strengths assessment StandOut® · In 2015 Harvard Business Review published StandOut 2.0, a book which helps you learn more about your unique strengths profile.

  • Lead from Strength: Virtual Experiences for Leaders, Teams + Individuals

    During this unprecedented time, Marcus Buckingham is focusing his virtual presentations on how to use your strengths to build resilience in yourself, connection across your team, and confidence in your followers.

    For the first time ever, and in partnership with Harvard Business Review, Marcus is giving away the StandOut 2.0 Strengths Assessment which will be included in each of the following virtual experiences:

    1. Strong LEADER• for all leaders of teams, and teams of teams

    In this 45-minute virtual keynote, Marcus shares what the most effective senior leaders do to build clarity during these dynamic and confusing times. He shares:

    • The most effective way leaders turn anxiety into confidence

    • How to use StandOut to pinpoint precisely what about you others follow

    • The three rituals to build resilience across your organization

    Optional Add-ons for this topic include:

    • Strong Leader Series One 45-minute session per week for 3 weeks (this series can be customized per client’s request)

    • Strong Leader Q+A with Marcus Buckingham Marcus will conduct a virtual Q&A with all attendees once a month for four months following the Strong Leader virtual keynote

    • 1:1 strengths coaching with an MB-certified coach/facilitator to deepen a leader’s understanding of her/his unique and distinct power

    • Virtual deep dive extension sessions with an MB-certified coach/facilitator to expand and reinforce the learning

    • Strong TEAMS • for all team leaders and team members

    In this 45-minute virtual keynote, Marcus shares how to build resilient, high-performing teams using the StandOut strengths assessment.

    Marcus shares:

    • The three rituals of the best team leaders

    • What StandOut can reveal about you and each team member

    • How to build resilience, engagement and collaboration across the team

    Optional Add-ons for this topic include:

    • Strong Teams Series One 45-minute session per week for 3 weeks (this series can be customized per client’s request)

    • Strong Teams Q+A with Marcus Buckingham Marcus will conduct a virtual Q&A with all attendees once a month for four months following the Strong Teams virtual keynote

    • 1:1 strengths coaching with an MB-certified coach/facilitator to deepen a team member’s understanding of her/his unique contribution to the team

    • Strong Teams Activity facilitated by an MB-certified coach/facilitator

    • Virtual deep dive extension sessions with an MB-certified coach/facilitator to expand and reinforce the learning

    • Strong YOU • for all employees

    In this 45-minute virtual keynote, Marcus shares how to build your personal resilience and connection with others using the StandOut strengths assessment.

    Marcus shares:

    • The three sources of personal resilience

    • How to use StandOut to rediscover and reorient you around your strengths

    • How to use StandOut to strengthen your connection with those you care about

    Optional Add-ons for this topic include:

    • Strong Teams Series One 45-minute session per week for 3 weeks (this series can be customized per client’s request)

    • Strong Teams Q+A with Marcus Buckingham Marcus will conduct a virtual Q&A with all attendees once a month for four months following the Strong Teams virtual keynote

    • 1:1 strengths coaching with an MB-certified coach/facilitator to deepen a team member’s understanding of her/his unique contribution to the team

    • Strong YOU Resilience Activity facilitated by an-MB certified coach/facilitator

    • Virtual deep dive extension sessions with an MB-certified coach/facilitator to expand and reinforce the learning

  • Nine Lies About Work

    What the research reveals about the real world of work

    • Examine the 9 lies that are pervasive in our organizations

    • Learn the truths behind them, backed by data and research.

    • Discover how you can become a Freethinking Leader.

  • 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.

Marcus Buckingham Speaker Videos

  • Nine Lies About Work: Marcus Buckingham with Adam Grant | 2019 ...
    May 15, 2019 ... 2019 Wharton People Analytics Conference: Bestselling author, researcher, and talent expert, Marcus Buckinham, in conversation with The ...
    Marcus Buckingham: How To Handle Anxiety At Work
    Talent expert Marcus Buckingham describes the shocking number of people who are simply suffering through their jobs. He explains how people can handle anxiety at work.
  • Marcus Buckingham: How To Succeed At Work
    Marcus Buckingham Competitive Advantage
  • Marcus Buckingham - 10 Years of Strengths
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