leadership under stress

Leadership in Times of Stress and Change

By Sylvia Lafair | June 8, 2021 |

Do you, as a leader, work under intense pressure? My guess is, the answer is a resounding “yes.” Here’s what to do. Leadership need a clear vision to not collide with stress For example, can you keep your employees aligned on vision, mission, and results? Or is conflict higher than ever? To clarify, what happens…

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Leadership Strategies: When is it better to make waves and say NO?

By Sylvia Lafair | October 9, 2020 |

Recently I’ve been asked “When is it better to ‘make waves,’ and say ‘NO’ rather than just go along with what is being said? My response: The art of communication involves both active listening as well as the ability, to tell the truth appropriately. Here is some important learning about the impact of the simple…

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Stress and Confidence

By Sylvia Lafair | May 13, 2020 |

Hi everyone! Today, I’m going to talk about stress and confidence, and it brought to mind a time when I was in a very stressful situation that wasn’t meant to be stressful. It was supposed to be fun. Trust me, it was stressful and how even now, during this time of craziness, I pull on…

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Gravity Statements (A New Way Of Thinking) Saves Leaders Aggravation

By Sylvia Lafair | November 12, 2019 |

Today I’m discussing: Gravity Statements (A New Way Of Thinking) Saves Leaders Aggravation. Here is what you will learn when you listen in: * How Gravity Impacts your conversations.* The key to a great Gravity statement.* Let Gravity help you get past overwhelm. Are you ready to explore this powerful concept deeper? Sign up for…

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How Your Self-doubt Can and Does Destroy Your Relationships

By Sylvia Lafair | October 28, 2019 |

I’m sharing how YOUR self-doubt can and does destroy YOUR relationships. In this video I share with you: + Self doubt is a learned behavior and where it often get started in your life. + What happens when your abilities clash with your beliefs. + How mirror neurons (huh, what are they?) help or hinder…

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The Benefits and Backlash of Self-Promotion

By Sylvia Lafair | October 21, 2019 |

I love this video I cover: + + Why modesty is an over-rated virtue.How self-doubt sets up sabotage.+How to “toot your own horn” without being obnoxious.The world has changed and women can no longer be shushed or denied their time to speak out. Using the tips, I will give you for effective communication can boost…

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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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Why Women Today Need To Go Bigger, Go Bolder, Go GUTSY!

By Sylvia Lafair | October 15, 2019 |

When I was researching my book “GUTSY: How Women Leaders Make Change” I came across some fascinating, frustrating, and vital information that made me want to stand up and yell “Hey everyone. It’s about time. Time to break away from past cultural fears that still create so much self-doubt and hold us back from playing…

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3 Key Ways to Win at Work

By Sylvia Lafair | October 1, 2019 |

My work with individuals and groups over the years has helped me to uncover 3 key ways to win at work when you’re feeling frazzled and ready to throw in the towel. Have you found that at one time or another you wanted to stuff a sock in someone’s mouth rather than listen to them…

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5 Sayings That Will Inspire You Even When You Feel Overwhelmed and Frustrated

By Sylvia Lafair | September 25, 2019 |

I want to share a story from one of my coaching clients that I’m sure will resonate with you if you’ve ever found yourself feeling overwhelmed and frustrated… One of my coaching clients sent the following, “I had a fender bender on the way to work. Then, because I was late and rushing, I tripped…

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