Marcus Buckingham

Bestselling Author and Leading Expert on Talent and Employee Engagement, Former Senior Scientist at The Gallup Organization and Current Head of People + Performance Research at the ADP Research Institute

Marcus Buckingham is a top virtual leadership speaker and is the author of two of the best-selling business books of all time. He is known as the world’s most prominent researcher on strengths and leadership at work, and today heads the research at ADP Research Institute.

  • Marcus Buckingham`s Keynote Speaker Fee This reflects Marcus Buckingham`s U.S. Speaking Fee

    $50,001 and above

  • Languages Spoken

    English

  • Travels From

    California, USA

  • Marcus Buckingham`s Keynote Speaker Fee This reflects Marcus Buckingham`s U.S. Speaking Fee

    $50,001 and above

  • Languages Spoken

    English

  • Travels From

    California, USA

Suggested Keynote Speaker Programs

Lead from Strength: Strong Leaders

Strong LEADER – 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 ...

Strong LEADER 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 strengths assessment (15 mins)

During: 45-minute virtual keynote 

After: **Optional Add-ons

  • Strong Leader Series
    • One 45minute 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

 

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Lead from Strength: Strong Teams

How to build resilient, high-performing teams using the StandOut strengths assessment. Marcus shares: The three ...

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 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

Learn More

Lead from Strength: Strong You

How to build resilient, high-performing teams using the StandOut strengths assessment. Marcus shares: The three ...

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 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

Learn More

Nine Lies About Work

• From Marcus’s newest book, 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

Leadership

Learn what the best team leaders do differently
• Discover the one ritual that all great leaders have in common
• Learn how to build a culture of performance

Strengths

Uncover the secret to driving personal performance • Discover the approach that characterizes the most successful people in the world • Pinpoint your competitive advantage, and learn how to apply it at work • Identify your particular strengths as an ...

Uncover the secret to driving personal performance
• Discover the approach that characterizes the most successful people in the world
• Pinpoint your competitive advantage, and learn how to apply it at work
• Identify your particular strengths as an individual, manager, or organization leader

Learn More

About Keynote Speaker Marcus Buckingham

Marcus Buckingham’s Key Accomplishments Include . . .

Marcus Buckingham is the author of two of the best-selling business books of all time, has two of Harvard Business Review’s most circulated, industry-changing cover articles, and has been the subject of in-depth profiles in The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Forbes, Fortune, Fast Company, The Today Show, and The Oprah Winfrey Show. After spending two decades studying excellence at the Gallup Organization and co-creating the StrengthsFinder tool, he built his own Coaching + Education firm, The Marcus Buckingham Company. As CEO, he quickly turned it into a Human Capital Management company working with some of the world’s largest organizations. He is known as the world’s most prominent researcher on strengths and leadership at work, and today leads research at the ADP Research Institute. Challenging entrenched preconceptions about achievement to get to the core of what drives success, Marcus’s strengths based approach is defining the future of work as  we know it.

He is the author of nine books, and his latest release—Nine Lies About WorkA Freethinking Leader’s Guide to the Real World—takes an in depth look at the lies that pervade our workplaces and the core truths that will help us change it for the better.

Testimonials

“On a scale from 1 to 10, Marcus was a “10”. Marcus was excellent. He was engaging, interesting, thought-provoking, funny and very genuine. It was BigSpeak’s idea that we use him and my agent could not have been more spot-on. Service was excellent at every stage in the process”.

Mulmur Consulting

 

“Our audience of 7500 business leaders and owners from more than 50 countries is a tough crowd to please. Over the years and during each of our events, they have heard multiple world class speakers and have a thirst for knowledge and actionable takeaways. Marcus Buckingham was rated as the best speaker of Nordic Business Forum 2018. He delivered with an outstanding energy, gave concrete examples for takeaways and left our audience with a smile as the last speaker of the day. Outstanding and memorable performance.”

Aslak de Silva

CEO of Nordic Business Forum, 2018

“11 on a scale of 10.”

LeadingAge, 2019

 

“We had the pleasure of hosting Marcus at our EntreLeadership Summit event in San Diego in 2019. In addition to hitting a homerun on his keynote for the 4000 small business owners in the audience, he also wowed our 250 VIP’s with a thought-provoking conversation at their Q&A lunch. He and his team were amazing, and we’re continuing to look for more opportunities to work with him again.”

EntreLeadership Summit, 2019

 

“Marcus Buckingham spoke two weeks ago and there’s still so much positive buzz around the office about his presentation. He takes complex things and breaks them down. People said, “How can I take this and make it happen for me?” People left wanting to do something, wanting to take action.”

Coca-Cola North America

 

“Marcus’ energy and enthusiasm was truly contagious! His presentation was very entertaining, and he provided insight surrounding the areas of employee motivation and leadership.”

Golden Corral

 

“Marcus is the most engaging and useful business speaker working today. His advice is grounded in research and at the same time appeals to common sense.”

Center for Human Resources, The Wharton School

 

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