Can I Use The “F” Word at Work?

Can I Use The “F” Word at Work?

Dear Savvy Sylvia,  I grew up in a home where we were taught the best way to communicate is with logic. My parents used to say “Just the facts please, only the facts, nothing else is important.”  Now I am a senior leader in a very competitive pharmaceutical company....
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...
How Leaders Can Help Shape Attitudes

How Leaders Can Help Shape Attitudes

The Golden Globes Red Carpet talk was filled with “How gorgeous, beautiful, fit and wonderful” everyone looked. It was a fashion runway about dresses, jewelry, and occasionally about a tuxedo. Everyone, or just about, was in amazing physical shape. Did you ever wonder...