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Reality-Based Leadership Chapter 8

Join Cy for the final chapter of her Reality-Based Leadership webinar series. Cy will give you the ultimate Reality-Based guide to preventing and resolving conflict within teams. 

Reality-Based Leadership Chapter 7

Chances are, you have many internalized ideas about leadership that are no longer relevant to the business climate in which you currently work. In this session, Cy Wakeman will uncover common limiting beliefs, the ideas you think you know for sure but are holding you back. She will identify seven of the most common limiting beliefs and talk you out of them, showing you how they all lead to one conclusion: action is what counts in getting results. Everyone as some limiting beliefs, and when you identify and stop acting on yours, those you lead will respond with a higher level of engagement, ownership, and performance.

Reality-Based Leadership Chapter 6

The ability to handle change is the best insurance policy money can’t buy. It insulates us in hard times and enhances our performance in good times. Join Cy for this Reality-Based Leadership Webinar session and take a look at how you can instill resilience in your teams and help them understand how to use change to their advantage. Participants will learn the three competencies that make people bullet-proof, three mistakes to avoid, and best practices in times of crisis. This session is based on Chapter 6 of Cy’s book Reality-Based Leadership: Ditch the Drama, Restore Sanity to the Workplace, and Turn Excuses into Results, available at all major book retailers in stores and online. 

Reality-Based Leadership Chapter 5

This installment of Cy Wakeman's Reality-Based Leadership Webinar Series will focus on Chapter 5: Play Favorites - Work with the Willing! You've been told your whole life that playing favorites is not fair. Many leaders today are so concerned about treating everyone the same that they are hesitant to give honest feedback. The truth is, the lack of honest feedback is the root cause of all employee issues. In this session, participants will walk away with a new understanding on how to redirect their effort as leaders, how to identify their visionaries, compensate value not effort, and how to deal with resistance.

Reality Based Leadership Chapter Four

Join Cy for an in depth look at Chapter 4 of her book Reality-Based Leadership: Ditch the Drama, Restore Sanity to the Workplace, and Turn Excuses into Results, available at any major book retailer online and in stores. This chapter, titled Lead First, Manage Second, looks at leadership through a new perspective. Cy will describe 6 principals to help Reality-Based Leaders understand the importance and effectiveness of leading first and managing second. 

Reality-Based Leadership Chapter Three

This was the fourth installment of Cy's Reality-Based Leadership book review webinar series. This session focised on Chapter 3 of her book "Reality-Based Leadership: Ditch the Drama, Restore Sanity to the Workplace, and Turn Excuses into Results", available at any major book retailer in stores and online. Unfortunately, due to technical difficulties, we were unable to record this session.

Reality-Based Leadership Chapter Two

Sign up for Cy’s next webinar in her Reality-Based Leadership Book Series. This month’s session will feature the second chapter of “Reality-Based Leadership: Ditch the Drama, Restore Sanity to the Workplace, and Turn Excuses into Results”. Cy will share with participants how we often get stuck in the stories we make up about reality instead of focusing on the facts of reality instead. She will show you how to reduce your stress by questioning your stories and learning to tell a different one.

Reality-Based Leadership Chapter One

In this web session, participants will have an opportunity to take a deeper dive into the first chapter of Cy Wakeman’s book “Reality-Based Leadership: Ditch the Drama, Restore Sanity to the Workplace, and Turn Excuses into Results.” Cy will explain that your suffering is optional and happiness is not correlated to perfect circumstances or a lack of stress in your life, but to the amount of personal accountability you accept. 

Reality-Based Leadership Overview

Join Cy in this web session as she gives a one hour overview of her wildly successful program "Reality-Based Leadership: Ditch the Drama and Turn Excuses into Results." This overview will be the beginning of a chapter-by-chapter review of Cy's book "Reality-Based Leadership". Each month she will take us on a deeper dive into the specific content found inside each of the eight chapters. We invite you to read each chapter ahead of time and send us any questions you'd like Cy to address during the web session. Be sure not to miss this introductory session that serves as a kick off for an 8-month series that guarantees to give you and your team the necessary tools to ditch the drama, restore sanity to the workplace, and turn excuses into results!

Challenging Leadership's Conventional Wisdom

Watch as Cy plays "myth buster" in this session - challenging the conventional wisdom many in leadership have accepted to be best practices. Webinar participants will be inspired to re-evaluate the work they have done to date in their companies and work to transform their tools, programs, and philosophies into ones that actually work and that leaders will actually use.

Resolving Conflicts and Acheiving Great Results in Groups

Reality Based Leaders are quick to realize that far too much energy is wasted in failed attempts to resolve conflict. In this session, Cy will provide a new look at the role of a leader in interpersonal conflict and provide tools to help employees move from personalizing conflict and creating drama to professionalizing conflict and creating great results.

Hardwiring Accountability into Your Workplace

Everyone is talking about accountability but few organizations are actually successful in ensuring that personal accountability is hardwired into their talent and everyday business operations. Join Cy as she breaks down the core competency of personal accountability and give you no nonsense, workable strategies to hire for, coach for, and develop for accountability in your workforce!  Afterall, personal accountability is the foundation of Reality Based Leadership – a revolution in leadership.

Ditch the Drama and Become a Highly Valued Employee

This webinar was recorded on January 25th, 2012. Participants in this session were excited to master the vital competenciesn that all employees need to have in order to be successful in these changing and challenging times.