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Can Men Support Women At Work

By Sylvia Lafair | June 11, 2015 |

I have found LinkedIn to be a magical place to connect with some of the smartest and most pioneering individuals on the planet. Recently Ed Gurowitz, Senior Consultant at Gender Allies contacted me after seeing some of my blogs about GUTSY WOMEN LEADERS. He sent me an important post about how to create gender relationships…

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True Leaders Know How To Deal With The Office Jerk

By Sylvia Lafair | June 9, 2015 |

How many times have we been on our way to work dreading that we might bump into the office jerk? You know, that one person that makes you cringe every time you have to walk by their cubicle or office, knowing if they spot you they’re going to invade your space or act offensively. We’ve…

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What To Do When You’ve Said Too Much

By Sylvia Lafair | May 27, 2015 |

Dear Dr. Sylvia, I read your post yesterday in Examiner.com about anger and by the time I was finished I was sad and depressed. You see, I have come to realize I have a problem with saying way more than is necessary when I get upset. At work, they even sent me to an anger…

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Is Low Stress At Work The Best Stress?

By Sylvia Lafair | May 18, 2015 |

Imagine a work setting where you go into the office in the morning and are greeted by a concierge taking your order for a nutritious breakfast that will be delivered to you at your desk. In the background is music deemed perfect to activate the creativity centers of your brain. Read more of: Is Low Stress at Work…

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Leadership Training: The 5 Second Breath

By Sylvia Lafair | May 5, 2015 |

Troy is one of the most energetic, funny and charismatic leaders in the company. When someone needs help it is there immediately. When someone has an idea Troy is there with suggestions. When someone feels frustrated, well, you guessed it, Troy has the words that work. EXCEPT Troy was not always a hero. Everyone used…

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Leadership Lessons: Is There A “Perfect” Anything?

By Sylvia Lafair | February 17, 2015 |

I recently wrote a post about “Seek Perfection, Get Frustration.” What I had to say was right on. In USA Today dated Friday February 13, Sportscaster Steve DiMeglio discussed Tiger Woods. You know, ‘THE Tiger Woods,’ who could do no wrong on the golf course for years and years. Woods announced that he won’t return…

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Holiday Stress Starts Early This Year. Here’s Why And What To Do About It.

By Sylvia Lafair | December 8, 2014 |

Summary: Did you ever wonder why the end of the year holidays causes so much stress? It is essential because of last year’s restrictions on staying at home. Here is “the why” for many and also ways to handle holiday stress more effectively. Dear Dr. Sylvia, How do I get year-end work done, prepare for…

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