Reality-Based Leadership

Ditch the Drama, Restore Sanity to the Workplace, and Turn Excuses into Results
Author(s): Cy Wakeman, Larry Winget
Original Publish Date: Aug 13, 2010
Product Number: EB00065342
Released: Aug 19, 2013
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780470875254
Publisher: Jossey-Bass
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Leadership strategies grounded in reality and focused on results Recent polls show that 71% 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, expert Fast Company blogger Cy Wakeman reveals how to be the kind of leader who changes the way people think about and perceive their circumstances-one who deals with the facts, clarifies roles, gives clear and direct feedback, and insists that everyone do the same-without drama or defensiveness. Filled with dynamic examples, innovative tools, and diagnostic tests, this book shows you how to become a Reality-Based Leader, revealing how to: -Uncover destructive thought patterns with yourself and others -Diffuse drama and lead the person in front of you -Stop managing and start leading, empowering others to focus on facts and think for themselves Equipped with a facts-based, confident approach, you will free yourself from the frustrations you face at work and transform yourself into a Reality-Based Leader, with the ability to liberate and inspire others.

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