Keynote Session featuring Marcus Buckingham

SHRM 2015 Annual Conference

In a world where efficiency and competency rule the workplace, where do personal strengths fit in? Marcus Buckingham has dedicated his career to addressing this complex issue. Using his nearly two decades of experience as a Senior Researcher at Gallup Organization, he has challenged entrenched preconceptions about achievement to get to the core of what drives success.

The definitive treatment of strengths in the workplace can be found in Buckingham's best-selling books: First, Break All the Rules (coauthored with Curt Coffman), Now, Discover Your Strengths (coauthored with Donald O. Clifton), The One Thing You Need to Know, Go Put Your Strengths To Work, The Truth About You; and Find Your Strongest Life.

His latest project are The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal best-seller StandOut, a book and strengths assessment combination that uses a new research methodology to reveal your top two "strength Roles"_;your areas of comparative advantage. StandOut goes beyond description to give people practical innovations that fit their strengths, and provide managers with quick insights on how to get the best from
each of their team members.