Reality-Based Leadership: Ditch the Drama, Restore Sanity to the Workplace, and Turn Excuses Into Results
Leadership strategies grounded in reality and focused on results
Recent polls show that 70% of workers think about quitting their jobs every day. That number would be shocking--if people actually were quitting. Worse, they go to work, punching time clocks and collecting pay checks, while completely checked out emotionally.
In Reality-Based Leadership, bestselling author and leadership expert Cy Wakeman reveals how to be the kind of leader who changes the way people think about and perceive their circumstances. This no-nonsense guide shows you how to deal with the facts, give helpful and clear feedback to employees, and kindly help others focus their effort on their personal contribution, not the rampant workplace drama.
Filled with dynamic examples, innovative tools, and diagnostic tests, Reality-Based Leadership shows you how to become a Reality-Based Leader:
- Uncover destructive thought patterns within yourself and others
- Diffuse drama and lead the person in front of you
- Empower others to focus on facts and think for themselves
- Stop managing and start leading
If you're ready to lead more and manage chaos less, Reality-Based Leadership will empower you to do so
CY WAKEMAN is a dynamic, well-respected, national keynote speaker, workshop facilitator, and trainer who helps individuals and organizations achieve stellarresults. Cy's background combines four successfulbusiness start-ups with 18 years working and consulting in manufacturing, banking, government, high-tech, and healthcare. She is also an expert blogger for FastCompany.com.