StandOut 2.0: Assess Your Strengths, Find Your Edge, Win at Work

StandOut 2.0: Assess Your Strengths, Find Your Edge, Win at Work

by Marcus Buckingham


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781633690745
Publisher: Harvard Business Review Press
Publication date: 07/28/2015
Pages: 240
Sales rank: 49,097
Product dimensions: 5.80(w) x 8.30(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Marcus Buckingham’s books have sold more than four million copies. His training and development firm, TMBC (, helps managers and organizations access the untapped potential of their people’s strengths. Prior to launching TMBC, he spent nearly two decades at the Gallup Organization. He has been profiled in the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, Fortune, and Fast Company and has worked with companies such as Facebook, Kohl’s, Hilton, Microsoft, Chick-fil-A, and The Walt Disney Company.

Dr. Courtney McCashland partnered with Marcus Buckingham to design, develop, and validate the original StandOut strengths assessment. She currently serves as CEO of Strengths Research, LLC.

Table of Contents

Preface: Birthday Wishes-Toward a Stronger Future vii

1 Your Genius: Find Your Edge and Make It Work for You 1

2 The New Standout Assessment: What It Measures, How It Works, and How to Take It 7

3 How to Stand Out: Three Lessons for Building Your Strengths 17

4 "Whistles for Everybody!": How Strengths-Building Accelerates Innovation 29

5 The Nine Strength Roles: Advisor, Connector, Creator, Equalizer, influences Pioneer, Provider, Stimulator, Teacher 39

Appendix: Strengths Assessment Technical Summary 185

Index 199

Acknowledgments 209

About Marcus Buckingham 213

About Dr. Courtney McCashland 214

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