Cy Wakeman is the author of Reality Based Leadership – Ditch the Drama, Restore Sanity to the Workplace and Turn Excuses Into Results. Her long awaited book, Reality Based Leadership is receiving rave reviews, hitting number 23 on the CEO best seller list in just weeks following publication. Cy speaks from 18 years of leadership experience. As a consultant, executive coach and dynamic keynote speaker, she holds two bachelor’s degrees in political science and social work and a Master’s of Science in Healthcare Administration. Her ground-breaking ideas are featured in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, The New York Post, hr.com and SHRM.org. She is a significant thought leader and a favorite expert blogger on FastCompany.com and Forbes.com.