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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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Gaslighting and how it can impact you

By Sylvia Lafair | April 17, 2019 |

Gaslighting is a hot topic these days.  Many people are victims of gaslighting without even knowing it.  It affects your sense of self-worth, your confidence, and your sanity. Have you ever spent time with a narcissist or a sociopath? You can sense them from their cunning and self-importance. They are the opposite of fine wine.…

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Leadership Strategies: To Stand Out or to Fit In?

By Sylvia Lafair | October 16, 2018 | Comments Off on Leadership Strategies: To Stand Out or to Fit In?

Here’s an email I received recently that I think applies to all of us regarding making the choice to stand out or to fit in…  Dear Dr. Sylvia, I am having a real struggle with the opposing desires to stand out or to fit in. I’m a millennial working in a big city marketing company…

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How to make positive change happen

By Sylvia Lafair | September 18, 2018 | Comments Off on How to make positive change happen

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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Leadership Strategies: How to be confident

By Sylvia Lafair | May 15, 2018 | Comments Off on Leadership Strategies: How to be confident

How to be confident instead of strong-willed and stubborn so you can get unstuck at work. I received the following email that got me thinking about how complex it is to be confident when you feel you’ve been blind-sided. Here’s what was said…. “I had my performance review last week and it was awful. When…

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