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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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Leaders, Are You Burning Up (Anger) or Burning Out (Exhaustion)? Here’s What To Do.

By Sylvia Lafair | July 28, 2021 | Comments Off on Leaders, Are You Burning Up (Anger) or Burning Out (Exhaustion)? Here’s What To Do.

Summary: As a leader do you shout out your anger or shut it down? Either way can be costly to your health. Soon, overwhelm causes you to shut down. Here are ways to turn your anger inside out and move past the extremes to more effective ways of working together. The energy of anger is…

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YOU and The Benefits of EUSTRESS (Yes, it’s a real word)

By Sylvia Lafair | May 25, 2021 | Comments Off on YOU and The Benefits of EUSTRESS (Yes, it’s a real word)

It’s time to break the hold stress has on your life. As a result, you can become happier, healthier, and more productive. Consequently, there is one type of stress that is actually good for you. In other words, stress can be good. Get the benefits of eustress. Who knew? Let’s hear it for GOOD STRESS. …

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When Feedback Makes YOU Defensive Here’s What To Do About It

By Sylvia Lafair | April 28, 2021 | Comments Off on When Feedback Makes YOU Defensive Here’s What To Do About It

From the time we arrive on the planet, we are in a constant feedback loop. Before we have verbal language to support us, we use body language. For example: cry for a diaper change or food, and someone shows up. Studies show that babies respond to the nonverbal messages from a caretaker and adjust to…

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Five Steps to a New You! ALL Year Long.

By Sylvia Lafair | April 1, 2021 | Comments Off on Five Steps to a New You! ALL Year Long.

Ready for a New YOU! Most importantly, don’t ever wait to ring in the new year to start creating a vision for the new you. Above all, isn’t that what most of us want? In the same vein, we are constantly striving to evolve and change. Consequently, do you start each year with a boatload…

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Can’t Decide? Yes, No, Maybe? Here’s What To Do

By Sylvia Lafair | March 6, 2021 | Comments Off on Can’t Decide? Yes, No, Maybe? Here’s What To Do

How to decide what to decide. Do you get all tangled up inside when you have to make a big decision? Or even a small one? For instance, “The tie comes in blue, red or leopard print. Which do I get?” Another example, “Is hotel A or B best for our summer vacation? Wait, what…

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Procrastinate? Who Me? I’ll Get Back To You About This Tomorrow!

By Sylvia Lafair | February 25, 2021 | Comments Off on Procrastinate? Who Me? I’ll Get Back To You About This Tomorrow!

Wonder why you keep putting off doing things? What or who do you blame? Here we explore the procrastinator-perfection-paralysis syndrome. Hey, you wonder what is procrastination anyway. It really comes down to one ugly underlying habit: people-pleasing. Here’s how to stop. Dear Dr. Sylvia,  It took me weeks to finally press the “send” button on my email…

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How to Transform: What Leaders Can Learn From a Lobster

By Sylvia Lafair | February 16, 2021 | Comments Off on How to Transform: What Leaders Can Learn From a Lobster

Knowing how to transform doesn’t always come easy. Here is my advice, borrowed from some of our crustaceous friends in the sea… Dear Dr. Sylvia, My life is so confining. Therefore, I want to explore the world. However, till now it’s obviously not been the right time. As a result, I feel like I have…

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What Does It Mean To Be A Boss? It’s not just what you were taught in school

By Sylvia Lafair | February 16, 2021 | Comments Off on What Does It Mean To Be A Boss? It’s not just what you were taught in school

#leadership #conflict resolution # team development Dear Dr. Sylvia, Above all, you can congratulate me. You’ll learn why I deserve a standing ovation in a minute. On the other hand, you can hand me a box of tissues and let me bring on the tears. Never mind, I don’t cry much. However, mostly I desire…

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Reaping the Rewards of Giving and Getting

By Sylvia Lafair | December 23, 2020 | Comments Off on Reaping the Rewards of Giving and Getting

Dear All, During times of complexity and confusion, there are always stories of growth and transformation. They are great lessons to take into your life. As a result, this is the focus of today’s post. Leadership skills during tough times In other words, it’s about how to be the best leader you can be during…

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