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What Is Your AQ?

By Sylvia Lafair | December 30, 2019 |

Hi! Sylvia Lafair here from Bangkok, Thailand. And what I’d like to do is welcome all of us to this new decade, the 2020s! And the big question for us now is going to be, how does your AQ, not your IQ, not your EQ. Your AQ, which is your adaptability quotient. And being here…

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Is it Really the Season of Joy and Fun?

By Sylvia Lafair | December 4, 2019 |

It’s officially the season of joy and fun…Or is it? We are programmed to be happy, merry, and filled with love and appreciation.  So, why are there so many who have inherited a black cloud filled with rain or snow that clings no matter what? If so, you are not alone.  Make you feel better? It’s good…

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Time for a Change?

By Sylvia Lafair | November 13, 2019 |

Time for a change? Not quite ready?  Does life feel confining?  Spinning your wheels?  That’s what I’m hearing from so many clients these days. Complaints range from climate change to politics, to getting ready for the holidays. Everyone seems just a bit more on edge than only a few months ago when the longer days of summer…

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5 Steps to Get Yourself Out of Overwhelm

By Sylvia Lafair | October 15, 2019 |

Use these 5 steps to get yourself out of overwhelm… In this broadcast I cover: What you, as a leader, can do to get more energy, confidence, focus, and ease by making some simple changes. I share the specific, time tested tips on how to move past frustration and anger when demands on you seem…

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The Gratitude Intervention Challenge

By Sylvia Lafair | September 18, 2019 |

When was the last time you practiced gratitude? This post is all about the power of gratitude and my invitation to join me on a gratitude intervention challenge. “Yesterday was a soggy day, with non- stop rain and draining humidity” began an email I received with the subject title of “What a happy day.”  It…

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Giving thanks can transform your life

By Sylvia Lafair | August 20, 2019 |

Giving thanks can transform your life, so let me start by expressing some gratitude and share some bits of wisdom that can help you feel more gratitude and appreciation for all that you have in this post. First, let me say “Thank You”  to all of you who are part of my newsletter network.  Secondly,…

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My Radical Sabbatical Update

By Sylvia Lafair | July 17, 2019 |

Several months ago, I took a ‘radical sabbatical’ to recalibrate and decide on the next steps for my career. I must admit, that one month now seems like several years ago. Why? Because I wanted to do something new and different and I wasn’t sure what that was. I found myself floundering and I couldn’t…

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What really matters

By Sylvia Lafair | May 22, 2019 |

This week’s article is a bit different. It’s about how all of us, you and you and you and I, can ignite a new dialogue about what really matters. Now, this is not a preachy, sermon type blog. It’s about rethinking the patterns of behavior that are getting in the way of successful relationships. I…

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Leadership Strategies: Letting change take you where you need to go

By Sylvia Lafair | May 22, 2019 |

An email I received recently got me to thinking, again, about change. It’s truly all you have , any day, every day. And yet, it causes constant stress and anxiety. Here’s what was sent to me: Dear Dr. Sylvia, I know some people call you Dr. Transformation which implies you are a master of letting…

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How to make positive change happen

By Sylvia Lafair | September 18, 2018 |

How do we make positive change happen? I want to start by thanking all of you who responded to my post last week about Taking a New View of Leadership where I talked about my personal reaction to the Auschwitz Exhibition in Madrid Spain.   Watching, with renewed anger, the human inhumanity of so many decades ago that still…

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