Strengths Coach Marcus Buckingham Is Coming To Rhodes for The Truth About You Tour


Publication Date: 10/10/2008

Marcus Buckingham, a leading expert on career success and author of The New York Times bestseller Now, Discover Your  Strengths, will be on tour at Rhodes College October 29 to discuss his latest book The Truth About You.  The presentation begins at 7 p.m. in the McCallum Ballroom of the Bryan Campus Life Center.

Intended as a resource for college students, educators, managers and working professionals, The Truth About You focuses on identifying one’s unique traits and strengths, and it offers ways to apply those strengths for maximum success at work.

Cambridge University-educated Buckingham with the Gallup Organization developed the StrengthsFinder exam (, which identifies signature themes to help individuals quantify their personal strengths in the workplace and at home. Since the StrengthsFinder debuted in 2001, more than 1 million people have discovered their strengths with this tool.

In addition, Buckingham has spent years interviewing thousands of employees at every career stage.  Buckingham’s “Take Control of Your Career and Your Life” course also is offered on

As part of The Truth About You tour, Buckingham will teach attendees how to:

  • Find true career direction
  • Capitalize on their own uniqueness
  • Create a worklife that plays to their strengths

Tickets will not be sold at the door and must be purchased in advance at or 1-800-965-9324. Prices are:

  • Rhodes Students with a valid student ID - $10
  • Non-Rhodes Students with a valid student ID - $25
  • Educator - $35
  • Individual - $40
  • Mentor/Mentee (1 individual and 1 student) - $60

All tickets $25 and up include a copy of The Truth About You book that can be picked up at the event.
Learn more about Buckingham at