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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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Is it Really the Season of Joy and Fun?

By Sylvia Lafair | December 4, 2019 |

It’s officially the season of joy and fun…Or is it? We are programmed to be happy, merry, and filled with love and appreciation.  So, why are there so many who have inherited a black cloud filled with rain or snow that clings no matter what? If so, you are not alone.  Make you feel better? It’s good…

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Time for a Change?

By Sylvia Lafair | November 13, 2019 |

Time for a change? Not quite ready?  Does life feel confining?  Spinning your wheels?  That’s what I’m hearing from so many clients these days. Complaints range from climate change to politics, to getting ready for the holidays. Everyone seems just a bit more on edge than only a few months ago when the longer days of summer…

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Gravity Statements (A New Way Of Thinking) Saves Leaders Aggravation

By Sylvia Lafair | November 12, 2019 |

Today I’m discussing: Gravity Statements (A New Way Of Thinking) Saves Leaders Aggravation. Here is what you will learn when you listen in: * How Gravity Impacts your conversations.* The key to a great Gravity statement.* Let Gravity help you get past overwhelm. Are you ready to explore this powerful concept deeper? Sign up for…

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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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Can people with high emotional intelligence still be assholes?

By Sylvia Lafair | October 29, 2019 |

Here’s a question that comes up way too often. Before I state the question let me set the context.  Do you believe the leaders at your organization are good and positive people? Can you talk with your team and feel there is mutual respect? Have you ever been bullied by a brilliant boss?   Now the question: Can people with high emotional…

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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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Why Women Today Need To Go Bigger, Go Bolder, Go GUTSY!

By Sylvia Lafair | October 15, 2019 |

When I was researching my book “GUTSY: How Women Leaders Make Change” I came across some fascinating, frustrating, and vital information that made me want to stand up and yell “Hey everyone. It’s about time. Time to break away from past cultural fears that still create so much self-doubt and hold us back from playing…

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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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