Marcus Buckingham, the internationally acclaimed author, independent consultant, and speaker, will be making a stop at Texas A&M University to present his motivational career strategy session “The Truth About You.” This appearance on Tuesday, October 7 at Rudder Theatre is part of a national live tour. Buckingham’s visit is hosted by the Center for New Ventures and Entrepreneurship at A&M’s Mays Business School.


Buckingham’s program will focus on how to find true career direction, capitalize on your uniqueness, and create a worklife that plays to your strengths. It will be an important and practical message for students making career plans as well as professionals that want to better manage their careers.

All tickets to this event include a free book, DVD and memo pad. Special prices are available for students and educators, though the program is open to the public. Tickets may be purchased at

Buckingham is the author of Go put your strengths to work! and First break all the rules. He has presented to major companies such as Microsoft, Gap, Coca-Cola, Intel, and John Deere, and has been featured in dozens of publications, including Fortune, The Wall Street Journal, and The New York Times.

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