Reality-Based Rules of the Workplace: Know What Boosts Your Value, Kills Your Chances, and Will Make You Happier at Work

2014 Talent Management Conference
Workplace Application: This session will provide you with a revolutionary new look at your role within the workplace and provide the tools you need to get your employees to become engaged top performers.

Tough economic times have left employees feeling dejected and undervalued, having to do the same amount of work with less people and resources. Employees have come to believe that suffering is now part of working life. In this session, Cy Wakeman offers a revolutionary new look at how you can change their mindsets and join the ranks of happy high performers as she teaches the five reality-based rules of the workplace. By using these tools and techniques to face challenges, employees can turn the job they have into the job they want.

Just think, what if HR can be an organizational force to truly change the way in which employees experience work?  What if employees could go to work feeling energetic and excited - feel truly valued and appreciated? It's true, by implementing the Reality Based Rules of the Workplace in your organization, employees come into work every day and have fun, be productive, and return home at peace, with energy left over for family and friends.

All this is possible and more. Wakeman will introduce the five reality-based rules of the workplace – rules that will allow all employees to join the ranks of engaged high performers. The rules are HR's roadmap to higher ground - one that is highly valued by the C-suite.  

Date(s) & Time(s): 
Tuesday, April 29, 2014 - 8:30am to 9:45am

Cy Wakeman


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 20 years of experience, Wakeman’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,” Wakeman has helped companies such as Google, Facebook, NASA, Pfizer, Bank of America, and United Healthcare learn to harness energy wasted in workplace drama and reinvest that effort into achieving profound business results.

Presidential Ballroom South
Amount of Credit: 
Credit Type: 
Business Credit
Session Type: 
General Session
HR Expertise
Intended Audience: 
All Levels
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