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    • First, Break All the Rules

    • What the World's Greatest Managers Do Differently
    • By: Marcus Buckingham, Curt Coffman, Jim Harter - foreword
    • Narrated by: Mel Foster
    • Length: 9 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 429
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 367
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 366

    What separates the greatest managers from all the rest? They actually have vastly different styles and backgrounds. Yet despite their differences, great managers share one common trait: They don't hesitate to break virtually every rule held sacred by conventional wisdom. They don't believe that, with enough training, a person can achieve anything he sets his mind to. They don't try to help people overcome their weaknesses. And, yes, they even play favorites.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Good book, read slowly

    • By Sean K Torpey on 06-06-18

    Regular price: $20.99

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

    • By: Marcus Buckingham
    • Narrated by: Marcus Buckingham
    • Length: 3 hrs and 47 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 230
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 142
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 141

    Great managing, great leading, career success - Marcus Buckingham draws on a wealth of examples to reveal the single controlling insight that lies at the heart of each. Lose sight of this "one thing", and even your best efforts will be diminished or compromised. Success comes to those who remain mindful of the core insight, understand all of its ramifications, and orient their decisions around it.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Definitely worth knowing

    • By Dan on 06-11-12

    Regular price: $23.93

    • Go Put Your Strengths to Work

    • 6 Powerful Steps to Achieve Outstanding Performance
    • By: Marcus Buckingham
    • Narrated by: Marcus Buckingham
    • Length: 6 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 309
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      4 out of 5 stars 108
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 112

    Marcus Buckingham jump-started the Strengths movement now sweeping the work world with his first two blockbusters. Now, he answers the ultimate question: How can you actually apply your strengths for maximum success at work? Research data show that most people do not come close to making full use of their assets on the job. Go Put Your Strengths to Work will reveal the hidden dimensions of your strengths through a six-step, six-week experience.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful book on personal development

    • By Philip on 02-09-08

    Regular price: $20.07

    • Reinventing Performance Management

    • By: Marcus Buckingham, Ashley Goodall
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
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      4 out of 5 stars 1
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      4 out of 5 stars 1

    At Deloitte we’re redesigning our performance management system. This may not surprise you. Like many other companies, we realize that our current process for evaluating the work of our people - and then training them, promoting them, and paying them accordingly - is increasingly out of step with our objectives.

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Find Your Strongest Life

    • What the Happiest and Most Successful Women Do Differently
    • By: Marcus Buckingham
    • Narrated by: Marcus Buckingham
    • Length: 7 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 60
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 36
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 37

    Women today are working, juggling, achieving, succeeding, and beating expectations at every turn - and they are less happy than ever. Which is why they're turning to the expert who has helped millions of people find, focus on, and benefit from their strengths. From his decades of research at the Gallup Organization to years of walking business executives through the "strengths revolution," Marcus has gained an international reputation for practical, realistic, and life-changing advice.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • boring

    • By Jane on 09-03-10

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Marcus Buckingham on Harnessing Your Key Strengths

    • By: Marcus Buckingham
    • Narrated by: Dave Summers
    • Length: 21 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 12

    Using this innovative self-assessment, find out whether your most defining traits characterize you as a pioneer, a teacher, a connector, or any of the other nine strength roles Marcus identifies. Not only will he point out the consequences of mishandling your strengths, he will help you realize what career is best for you.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • interesting way to evaluate & encourage

    • By Roger Swanson on 01-22-18

    Regular price: $0.99