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Finding Peace of Mind During These Uncertain Times

By Sylvia Lafair | March 18, 2020 |

Here is one email among many that are all requesting the same thing: peace of mind. Here is the email and how I responded.  Dear Dr. Sylvia,  I am almost frozen with fear. The news is awful, my health is fair, my finances are poor and my ability to look at this time as a “learning experience” is dwindling. …

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Talking TRUTH to POWER

By Sylvia Lafair | February 13, 2020 |

Hi everyone! Today, we’re going to talk about a subject that most of us hate. Talking truth to power and you say, “What’s the big deal?” It’s just words coming out of your mouth, going into somebody else’s ear and brain, and then they say, “Words coming back at you.” Well, it’s about security survival.…

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Feedback: Learn to Love It, You’ll Get It Anyway

By Sylvia Lafair | February 5, 2020 |

Today we’re going to talk about another area in communication.Feedback the give and the get the yes and the no. We all get it. We all give it.So, what’s the best way to do it? Well, first, I want to ask you a question: Are you an optimist or a pessimist? …because that’s going to…

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Get the BUT Out of Your YES

By Sylvia Lafair | January 29, 2020 |

Do you ever get frustrated with petty conflicts at work? You’re not alone. A whopping 93% of workers report being affected in a negative manner by conflict.  The other variable is the length of time consumed by on-going, unresolved conflict.  Even worse is the fact that litigation for workplace harassment and hostile work environments has…

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Communicate to Captivate: How to Talk Truth to Power

By Sylvia Lafair | January 9, 2020 |

This month is dedicated to communication, to telling the truth without spilling your guts, or for some, letting go of the truth festering inside because of the fear of retribution, and getting past the upset.   There is a better way…  Based on so many calls and emails I have gotten in the past few months,…

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Take Your Communications Skills Through the Roof

By Sylvia Lafair | January 8, 2020 |

In this video, I share how to take your communication skills through the roof (so everyone loves your message) Have you ever spent lots of time making sure your leadership communication is clear? That means it’s short and to the point. Right? And when you check what you hear is, “Yes, it’s clear and I…

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Time for New Resolutions

By Sylvia Lafair | December 30, 2019 |

It’s that time for new resolutions. Right? You know, the ones that usually become old in a week and absolutely stale by the end of the month. “Change,” I hear you say, “change is tough.” And it is.   EXCEPT There is one new resolution you can make that will reap tons and tons of rewards.…

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What’s the best present you received?

By Sylvia Lafair | December 23, 2019 |

What is the best present you received this year? I mean, the very best. Is it something you requested or did someone simply make a great guess, and voila, there it is in front of you? And what is the best gift you gave to yourself? Think about the following the next time you are…

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What to do when life seems out of balance

By Sylvia Lafair | December 18, 2019 |

Everyone is telling me this year has more stress and strain than in the past? You agree? “Why,” people are asking, “is life so much more out of balance now?” I must admit, I’m not sure. However, I have a hunch that all the social media stuff is really making us kinda crazy. I was…

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Letting Go of Behavior Patterns That We Developed During Childhood

By Sylvia Lafair | December 17, 2019 |

Hi everyone! I hope you’re having a glorious day even though everything seems overwhelmed and rushed, and we can’t move fast enough, and we can’t please everybody but nonetheless we just keep persevering, right? Except, sometimes we feel submissive compliant filled with self-doubt, create self-sabotage. Those days, everybody does it and what happens is, it…

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