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Edit Your Story Exercise
Use this worksheet to help tune into your thoughts, edit your story, and uncover the facts!
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Use this free template to create your own personal development plan and join our mailing list to receive on-going support as you work toward your goals.
[PDF, 70 kB]
Cascade Learning Tool - Reality-Based Thinking
This Learning Kit provides Reality-Based Leaders with a guideline on how to spread the message of Reality-Based Thinking and how to eliminate emotional waste through the use of good mental processes in their own group sessions.
[PDF, 189 kB]
Cascade Learning Tool - Organizational Alignment and Business Readiness
This Learning Kit provides Reality-Based Leaders with a guideline on how to teach the impact of Organizational Alignment and Capitalizing on Change and how to drive results with both in their own group sessions.
[PDF, 235 kB]
Cascade Learning Tool - Accountability
This Learning Kit provides Reality-Based Leaders with a guideline on how to spread the message of personal accountability in their own group sessions.
[PDF, 195 kB]
One-on-One Meeting Agenda
A ready-made worksheet of questions and talking points that managers may find useful when meeting with team members.
[PDF, 423 kB]
Instead of thinking about all the things that shouldn’t be happening or thinking of the ideal situation for you, recognize and accept your company’s goals and constraints and think inside that box. By doing this, you will be offering real solutions that respect the very real constraints you currently face.
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Calculate Your REAL Value!
Take this assessment to evaluate your employee value using Cy's employee value equation.
[PDF, 437 kB]
What's Your Office's Drama Quotient?
A quick set of 15 yes-or-no questions designed to measure a workplace's "drama" levels, with tips on how a leader can ditch the drama for increased productivity.
[PDF, 66 kB]
Managing vs. Leading
A one-page assessment for all six major aspects of a leader's role. Provides insight into where leaders may be under-leading and/or over-managing.
[PDF, 57 kB]
Reality-Based Team Exercises
Blindfolded Line-Up Exercise
The purpose of this exercise is to point out how our mindsets are critical to us achieving the results we want in life. It demonstrates how extenuating circumstances can be overcome when the belief exists.
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Negative Brainstorming Exercise
Individuals may identify problems but cross-functional teamwork may be necessary to solve problems. Do not buy into the limiting belief that people should only come to you with solutions. This idea was likely born out of a need to stop people from whining and complaining. Wouldn't it be more direct to simply tell them that their whining is hindering the team's efforts? Try negative brainstorming to get things done.
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Reality-Based Discussion Guides
Discussion Guide for Reality-Based Leadership
Use this to deepen your understanding of the material as you read and as you discuss in a group at your workplace.
[PDF, 86 kB]
Discussion Guide for The Reality-Based Rules of the Workplace
Use this detailed set of questions along with Cy's book to start implementing Cy's philosophy into your workforce.
[PDF, 76 kB]