StandOut: The Groundbreaking New Strengths Assessment from the Leader of the Strengths Revolution

StandOut: The Groundbreaking New Strengths Assessment from the Leader of the Strengths Revolution

StandOut introduces the next-generation strengths assessment from Marcus Buckingham, co-author of Now, Discover Your Strengths, the book that launched StrengthsFinder. The product of a massive data set and rigorous statistical testing, the StandOut assessment unveils your two key strength roles and shows you how find your edge and win at work. Where other assessments stop at description, StandOut takes the next step and provides practical advice on what to do to make the most of the strengths you have. Each of the nine possible strength roles is fully delineated in the book, with a wealth of detail, including: Where you will be at your most powerful, How you can make an immediate impact How you can win as a leader, manager, salesperson, or individual contributor. While the book and assessment are invaluable for people at every level of an organization, StandOut offers new insights and powerful tools specifically designed for managers in the optional Manager's Team Report. This tool gives any manager an overview of her entire team's strengths and provides a 'cheat sheet' and coaching guide to help get the best performance from each team member.

Title:StandOut: The Groundbreaking New Strengths Assessment from the Leader of the Strengths Revolution
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9781400202379
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    StandOut: The Groundbreaking New Strengths Assessment from the Leader of the Strengths Revolution Reviews

  • Shaun

    If you've spent any amount of time in the corporate world, it's likely you've encountered some sort of a strengths assessment book such as 'Now, Discover Your Strengths' (Free Press, 2001) or 'Strengt...

  • Summer

    I always enjoy reading Marcus Buckingham books. His books are very engaging and they make you want to be a better person. Marcus has worked a long time with Gallup to develop a series of questions to ...

  • Jeremy

    I should probably refrain from rating the book until after I have taken and applied the assessment, but the three stars is based on the perceived merit of the book itself. The concepts in StandOut app...

  • Stephen

    READ MAY 2018This is not your typical "assessment-based" book. The instrument is unique and the way they unpack it is helpful.Best quotes, "you have to own your own genius before you can responsibly o...

  • Halim

    A great reminder to focus on one's strengths rather than improve one's weaknesses....

  • Linda

    Really enjoyed this. It takes the Strengthsfinder model a step further by identifying 9 common "profiles" or groups of strengths. You take a test to see your mix of profiles and then read the book to ...

  • Erica Quigley

    I had to read this for work. After taking the quiz, I am a Provider and Influencer. I found the results interesting because I do not see myself as an Influencer as described in the book. I feel like b...

  • Tricia

    We had to purchase this for a class, everything was extra. The assessment, it’s extra, the review is, well, if you are taking the class... get the book. But look online to see if you really need to ...

  • Maria

    I think the paper version of this would be much easier to follow than the audio....

  • Cheryl Gould

    Still not fond of this stuff and it feels like each author has to write a new book to keep their name out there. ...