Cy Wakeman

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Cy Wakeman is a drama researcher, global thought-leader, and New York Times best-selling author who is recognized for cultivating a counter-intuitive, reality-based approach to leadership. Backed by over 25 years of unparalleled experience, Cy’s philosophy offers a new lens through which employees and executives alike, can shift their attention inward, sharpen their focus on personal accountability, and uncover their natural state of innovation simply by ditching the drama.

Deemed “the secret weapon to restoring sanity to the workplace,” Cy has helped companies such as Google, Facebook, Uber, NASA, and countless others learn to navigate our rapidly changing world using good mental processes to harness energy wasted in workplace drama and reinvest that effort into achieving profound business results. As a highly sought-after conference headliner, Cy holds a Certified Speaking Professional (CSP) designation from the National Speaker’s Association, placing her within the top 3% of speakers. Cy was voted in the top 100 leadership professionals to follow on twitter for 7 years in a row and in 2021, she topped the Global Gurus list of Top 30 Leadership Professionals across the globe, coming in at #1.

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Reality-based leadership - ditching drama and turning excuses into results
Hardwiring accountability into your workforce and coaching for great performance
How leaders can cut thhe cost of drama, end entitlement and drive big results
Business readiness
Unlocking the driver of employee performance
Reality based rules of the workplace