Cy Wakeman is a highly sought after conference headliner, business consultant, New York Times bestselling author, and trainer who has spent over 20 years cultivating a revolutionary approach to leadership. Grounded in reality, Wakeman's philosophy teaches people how to turn excuses into results and transform unhappy employees into accountable, successful members of the workforce.
An expert blogger on FastCompany.com and Forbes.com, Wakeman's ideas have been featured in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, The New York Post, and on SHRM.com. She has written two books: Reality Based Leadership - Ditch the Drama, Restore Sanity to the Workplace, & Turn Excuses Into Results (Jossey-Bass; 2010) and The Reality-Based Rules of the Workplace: Know What Boosts Your Value, Kills Your Chances & Will Make You Happier (Jossey-Bass; 2013). Wakeman holds a Certified Speaking Professional (CSP) designation from the National Speaker's Association, placing her within the top 3% of speakers worldwide. For more information, please visit realitybasedleadership.com.
Organizational Strategic Plans are calling for talent to deliver aggressive agendas with limited resources in a whole new set of work realities. It is vital that HR professionals adopt a whole new approach in regards to ensuring that human resources are able to deliver on strategic goals of the organization. In this session, Cy introduces a revolutionary new performance metric for quantifying employee value to the organization.