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March 1, 2021

#104: Harness Your Strengths with Marcus Buckingham

FINALLY understand your strengths!


In today’s episode, we are chatting with Marcus Buckingham, a best-selling author, motivational speaker and business consultant. He spent two decades at Gallup helping co-create the StrengthsFinder tool and is now CEO of his own coaching firm, The Marcus Buckingham Company as well as currently leading the ADP Research Institute. Marcus has been featured in The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Forbes, Fortune, Fast Company, The Today Show, and The Oprah Winfrey Show.


In this episode, we chat about the differences between strengths and weaknesses, how to build up your strengths, and understand how to take feedback. We’ll then talk more about the uniqueness of every person on a team, how teams can work to build on their strengths, the best qualities of managers, and Marcus’ vision of the future of work.


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00:43 - Difference Between Strengths and Weaknesses

02:37 - How to Understand Your Strengths and Weaknesses

06:06 - How to Build Up Your Strengths

12:22 - Are Weaknesses Related to Strengths?

18:57 - Understanding Feedback and Reactions

25:29 - Facts About 360 Feedback

32:15 - The Uniqueness of Each Person

35:52 - How a Team Can Work on Their Strengths

42:58 - Best Qualities of Managers

51:56 - How to Identify Leaders

55:45 - COVID Engagement Research

1:03:05 - The Future of Work

1:11:14 - Marcus’ Secret to Profiting in Life


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Marcus’ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/marcus-buckingham/

Marcus’ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/marcusbuckingham

Marcus’ Twitter: https://twitter.com/mwbuckingham

Marcus’ Website: https://www.marcusbuckingham.com/

Marcus’ Research Organization: https://www.adpri.org/

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