Nine Lies about Work: A Freethinking Leader's Guide to the Real World (Hardcover)

Nine Lies about Work: A Freethinking Leader's Guide to the Real World By Marcus Buckingham, Ashley Goodall Cover Image
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Strengths guru and bestselling author Marcus Buckingham and Cisco Team Intelligence head Ashley Goodall call out nine big lies running through our organizational lives, reveal the core truths of the real world of work, and inspire freethinking leaders everywhere.

  • Provocative, cogent argument from bestselling author and practitioner coauthor.
  • Witty, engaging narrative from two smart Brits.
  • Supported by vivid examples and current research.
  • Integrated with author/HBR community-building efforts.

Audience: Broad general audience of managers across industries and sectors, skewing a bit toward readers with an interest in talent, leadership development, performance measurement.

About the Author

Marcus Buckingham is a global researcher and thought leader focused on unlocking people's strengths, increasing their performance, and pioneering the future of how people work. He is head of all people and performance research at the ADP Research Institute and the author of several bestselling books, including StandOut 2.0: Assess Your Strengths, Find Your Edge, Win at Work (Harvard Business Review Press).Ashley Goodall is Senior Vice President of Leadership and Team Intelligence at Cisco. Previously he was Director and Chief Learning Officer, Leader Development, at Deloitte. He is the coauthor, with Marcus Buckingham, of two Harvard Business Review cover stories, Reinventing Performance Management, in April 2015 and The Feedback Fallacy, in March/April 2019.Change the world of work. Join the coalition: freethinkingleader.orgAuthor social media/website info: Buckingham:, @mwbuckinghamGoodall:, @littleplatoons

Product Details
ISBN: 9781633696303
ISBN-10: 1633696308
Publisher: Harvard Business Review Press
Publication Date: April 2nd, 2019
Pages: 304
Language: English