This is a work of nonfiction that discusses how efficiently the employees can harness their abilities and talent at work, in order to achieve individual growth eventually leading to the growth of the company.
Summary of the book
Marcus Buckingham’s Go Put Your Strengths to Work is a practical approach to deal with the bare fact that the strengths of all the employees, in many companies, are not completely harnessed. This is proved by many researches. The book tries to delve into the issue and come up with better ways of making the employees apply their full abilities at work. And to achieve more efficiency and innovation on the professional front. The author discovers that good managers play a crucial role in this process. And that they could realize this idea and make it a reality for better success. It also explains how efficiently an employee could manage time at work to yield better results, and make their jobs more rewarding and live beyond the mundane.
About Marcus Buckingham
Marcus is the founder and CEO of the eponymous Marcus Buckingham Company. He is the creator of the StrengthsFinder personal assessment tool that helps in concentrating on the strengths of an individual and working more on them rather than their weaknesses. Marcus has nearly two decades of research experience as a Sr. Researcher at Gallup Organization, which has helped him in writing his books. He has also authored Now, Discover Your Strengths, First, Break All the Rules: What the World's Greatest Managers Do Differently, StandOut: The Groundbreaking New Strengths Assessment from the Leader of the Strengths Revolution and Find Your Strongest Life: What the Happiest and Most Successful Women Do Differently among other books.