It Is All Perfect Except…

It Is All Perfect Except…

Dear Savvy Sylvia, I am a really smart woman who is on the executive and emerging leader track at my organization. Everyone likes me and I am a solid performer in my job in marketing. I have always been a star (not to brag, just to give you some background data). I...
Ya Think President Obama Read “Don’t Bring It to Work”?

Ya Think President Obama Read “Don’t Bring It to Work”?

All State of the Union speeches have a similar flavor. There is the need to prove that whoever is in office is doing a good job. There is a need to challenge the opposing party to “show up.” That’s just politics. Not that different than many corporations either. Lots...
Golden Globes, Recognition, and Leadership

Golden Globes, Recognition, and Leadership

What stands out from the Golden Globe Awards? Does anyone really remember the dresses or the tuxes even a few days later? Do you really care whose jewels were around necks and ears only to9 be given back when the lights faded away? Did you wonder if Jennifer Anniston...