Marcus Buckingham Quotes & Sayings

31 most famous Marcus Buckingham quotes and sayings (author). These are the first 10 quotes we have.

“A note of caution: We can never achieve goals that envy sets for us. Looking at your friends and wishing you had what they had is a waste of precious energy. Because we are all unique, what makes another happy may do the opposite for you. That's why advice is nice but often disappointing when heeded.”
“Emphasize your strengths on your resume, in your cover letters and in your interviews. It may sound obvious, but you'd be surprised how many people simply list everything they've ever done. Convey your passion and link your strengths to measurable results. Employers and interviewers love concrete data.”
Marcus Buckingham Quotes
“Many of us feel stress and get overwhelmed not because we're taking on too much, but because we're taking on too little of what really strengthens us.”
“Strengths are not activities you're good at, they're activities that strengthen you. A strength is an activity that before you're doing it you look forward to doing it; while you're doing it, time goes by quickly and you can concentrate; after you've done it, it seems to fulfill a need of yours.”
Marcus Buckingham Quotes
“Passion isn't something that lives way up in the sky, in abstract dreams and hopes. It lives at ground level, in the specific details of what you're actually doing every day.”
Marcus Buckingham Quotes
“Always work hard. Intensity clarifies. It creates not only momentum, but also the pressure you need to feel either friction, or fulfillment.”
Marcus Buckingham Quotes
“The true genius of a great manager is his or her ability to individualize. A great manager is one who understands how to trip each person's trigger.”
Marcus Buckingham Quotes
“We need to say goodbye to the traditional methodologies of corporate universities.”
Marcus Buckingham Quotes
“CEOs hate variance. It's the enemy. Variance in customer service is bad. Variance in quality is bad. CEOs love processes that are standardized, routinized, predictable. Stamping out variance makes a complex job a bit less complex.”
Marcus Buckingham Quotes
“The best way to find out whether you're on the right path? Stop looking at the path.”

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