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Take Control of Your Career and your Life

Take Control of Your Career and your Life

A workshop designed to teach how to manage your strengths and let them prevail in your job to your greater satisfaction, by the great career coach Marcus Buckingham.


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Grace Morris
Grace Morris (Staff)
18 weeks ago
This is an eight session video series that is listed on the Oprah website. It is essentially, a short case study that follows that examines the lives of women who want to make a career change. He goes over multiple topics throughout each session with these women. However, also interacts with the watcher to ensure they are following along in this process. Watching the full series would take some time, but I think it would be beneficial to its intended audience. Marcus Buckingham has his audience analyze their work life and themselves in creativity ways. Participants were truly deep thinking about themselves and where they want to be in the future. Although it would be timely, I truly think this would be more beneficial than other materials for individual that are looking for juristic career/ life changes.
David Knapp
David Knapp (Faculty)
11 years ago

Marcus' Strengths material, and other related material from I have used it with students and employees and HIGHLY recommend you spend time in it. I know this sounds very cliche, but it really did change my life for the better.

I only spent 5 minutes on this site, but I have spent A LOT of time in the Strengths material from Gallup.

Time spent reviewing site: 5 minutes
Mariana Florea
15 years ago
Great insights, the most important outcome is how to look at weaknesses through the lenses of our strengths.