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Are you a Unicorn Leader?

By Sylvia Lafair | November 4, 2019 |

I have been asked this question a lot lately…how do you know if you are a Unicorn leader?  It’s kind of the in thing right now. Let me share this email I recently received. See if you can relate.  Dear Sylvia,  I am in a position where a fabulous job just opened at my company…

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The Benefits and Backlash of Self-Promotion

By Sylvia Lafair | October 21, 2019 |

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 |

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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Are You Ready to Stop Self-Sabotaging?

By Sylvia Lafair | October 8, 2019 |

I have received a rash of emails from women executives who are being plagued with self-doubt and a non-stop inner critic telling them “You fool, stop pretending. Business is never going to change.”  Does doubt keep you awake at night? Does that self-sabotaging voice get louder as the night becomes quieter? Do you know deep…

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How to Get Out of the “Gotta- Do Syndrome” That Leads to Overwhelm

By Sylvia Lafair | September 3, 2019 |
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Being Able to Communicate for Clarity is Necessary

By Sylvia Lafair | August 6, 2019 |

Being able to communicate for clarity is an art…even if we are speaking in the same language it’s often hard to get clear with another person. My dear client Kellie called me, and I could tell she was choking back tears. I waited to see what the dilemma was. It was a big one. She…

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How do you stay calm, cool, and collected?

By Sylvia Lafair | July 30, 2019 |

When the heat index goes way into the red zone how do you stay calm, cool, and collected? Here is a composite of the types of emails I have been getting the past month, mostly from the east coast of the U.S. and from much of Europe. It goes something like this: “It’s too hot…

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Are you Gutsy or Bold?

By Sylvia Lafair | June 19, 2019 |

Let me ask you a question are you gutsy or bold?  Let’s dive deeper into this discussion and ask you a few more questions: Are you one of the women or men who walk into a meeting room and go right for the front row? Or when someone asks for a volunteer to come on…

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What really matters

By Sylvia Lafair | May 22, 2019 |

This week’s article is a bit different. It’s about how all of us, you and you and you and I, can ignite a new dialogue about what really matters. Now, this is not a preachy, sermon type blog. It’s about rethinking the patterns of behavior that are getting in the way of successful relationships. I…

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Gutsy or Bold, Are You Ready to Take a Step Forward?

By Sylvia Lafair | January 23, 2019 |

What does it take to make the leap? Whether you’re gutsy or bold, are you ready to take a step forward? I was reflecting on the physical or emotional cost when you take a GUTSY or BOLD step out of the old ‘this is the way it is meant to be’ mentality. I was thinking…

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