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What happens when you put yourself first?

By Sylvia Lafair | August 3, 2021 |

Summary: We are in a new era of redefining what matters. For example, it’s time to discuss the meaning of self-awareness and the definition of well-being. Here are ways to be the success you want to be. How important is it to be the best? Competition is fun. Right? That is to say; it pushes…

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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 | Comments Off on Leadership Strategies: When is it better to make waves and say NO?

Summary: Saying NO often causes extreme stress. It is one of the essential words in any language. Here are practical communication skills that keep you strong when NO is the correct response. Dear Dr. Sylvia, I have so much trouble saying no. I don’t like to upset the apple cart, rock the boat, be unpopular.…

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

By Sylvia Lafair | November 12, 2019 | Comments Off on Gravity Statements (A New Way Of Thinking) Saves Leaders Aggravation

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 | Comments Off on How Your Self-doubt Can and Does Destroy Your Relationships

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 | Comments Off on The Benefits and Backlash of Self-Promotion

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 | Comments Off on 5 Steps to Get Yourself Out of Overwhelm

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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3 Key Ways to Win at Work

By Sylvia Lafair | October 1, 2019 | Comments Off on 3 Key Ways to Win at Work

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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The Gratitude Intervention Challenge

By Sylvia Lafair | September 18, 2019 | Comments Off on The Gratitude Intervention Challenge

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 | Comments Off on Giving thanks can transform your life

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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