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How to React to Negative Feedback at Work
At some point in our careers, we all receive feedback on our performance—some positive and some negative. And while negative feedback doesn’t have the ability to stall our career, an unwillingness to absorb and act on it does.
So if you have recently received less-than-desirable feedback from your boss, co-workers or clients, welcome the news! It may be tough to hear, but it is the very next thing to work on to propel yourself into the next level of success.
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Cy's Latest Article - The Daily Muse

How to Go From Being "Someone's Boss" to Being a Respected Leader
You did it: You’ve made it to management! So, how can you take that one step further into a leadership role?
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What to Do When Your Co-Worker Becomes the Boss (or You Do) 
So, there you are: It’s that awkward moment when you’re told that a fellow colleague is now your new boss. Your mind races as the news sinks in. As you hide your initial shock and force a smile you can’t help but wonder—my lunch buddy is becoming my manager. Now what?                       
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Relationship ROI: What Are Your Friendships Really Costing You?
Too much drama in your life? Are relationships at work and home draining all your energy? The problem could be that you are in relationships that are, in fact, poor investments of your time and talent.
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Reach Your Highest Potential By Checking Your Ego At the Door
Our world is a projection of us. Often times, we get what we give, which is why it is so important for us to remain focused on giving our best each and every day.
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Saying 'Yes' to What's Next -- 4 Signs You Are a Master at Handling Change
Make no mistake about it, change can be scary. It's full of unknowns and uncertainty. But then again, so are all aspects of life. No matter how comfortable we get, nothing is guaranteed. In fact, Greek philosopher Heraclitus once said, "The only thing that is constant is change."
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Guilty of Self-Sabotage? Find Your 'Happy' Again By Ditching the Drama and Spreading the Love
For many of us, our goal is to simply be happy and share that contentment and happiness with others. Seems easy enough, right? So how do we get off track so quickly with even the best intentions in mind?
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Cy Wakeman and Dr. Willie Jolley

We'd like to extend a very special thanks to Dr. Willie Jolley for hosting Cy on his SiriusXM radio show in January. In case you missed the broadcast, click the link below to listen!

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Business Insider Articles Featuring Cy

Cy recently had an interview with the wonderful folks from Business Insider! Read two new
articles posted using content from her interview!

Here’s The Secret To Achieving Your Goals This Year

5 Ways To Make 2015 Your Most Successful Work Year Yet


Reality-Based Speakers

As the Reality-Based Philosophy grows, so has our great list of expert speakers!
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Nicole Price and Lisa Gunderson!


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