Leadership

Be a Great Leader: Tackle Imposter Syndrome, Self-doubt, and Overwhelm

By Sylvia Lafair | August 31, 2021 |

Summary: Mental health has been upgraded. And it’s about time! It’s not just for those you label “nut cases.” It’s for you, and you, and me. For example, many people these days are talking and worrying about their mental health. Here’s how to remain calm, cool, and collected when extra stress is thrown your way.…

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4 Ways To Fix What Breaks (A Band-aid Is NOT Enough)

By Sylvia Lafair | August 24, 2021 |

Summary: How can you create a winning situation when it looks like you unintentionally set it up to lose. This is about leadership under pressure. And, in these complex times, pressure is all the time. Dear Dr. Sylvia, Well, it finally happened! And it has been awful, horrible, and over the top frustrating. My whole…

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4 Distinct Ways to Look at Difficult People You Work With From a New Perspective

By Sylvia Lafair | August 17, 2021 |

Summary: How do you deal with people who drive you nuts at work? Do you complain to HR or ignore them? I agree that Work is NOT a Rehab Facility. There are better ways to keep your staff positive besides just firing those with whom you don’t get along. How leaders handle conflict is a…

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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 |

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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Critical Thinking: Three Leadership Skills Examples For Great Decisions

By Sylvia Lafair | July 6, 2021 |

Here are three leadership skills examples you can use to effectively approach problem-solving and make better decisions. Above all, it’s about critical thinking. Question: Who is one of the most critical thinkers of all time? Yup, It’s Albert Einstein. And there he is wearing an up-to-date sweater to compliment his great hairstyle. Most importantly, he…

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Leadership: What’s Your FQ (Freedom Quotient)?

By Sylvia Lafair | June 30, 2021 |

Are your leadership skills enough to keep you feeling free in your life? The importance of celebrating independence day got me thinking. For example, the red, white, and blue flag, and the POW of celebratory fireworks brought to mind Washington, Adams, Jefferson, and Hamilton. Above all, I wondered, is it possible to truly feel free…

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What Do You Buy When You Sign-On for Leadership Development?

By Sylvia Lafair | June 22, 2021 |

What do you think you are buying when you purchase perfume, a car, or a vacation package to Hawaii? And, what is the best reason to purchase a leadership enhancement program? Can you sell leadership? Did you know that at least 89 percent of employees surveyed worldwide have strong preferences about leadership qualities? Being authentic…

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Leadership in Times of Stress and Change

By Sylvia Lafair | June 8, 2021 |

Do you, as a leader, work under intense pressure? My guess is, the answer is a resounding “yes.” Here’s what to do. Leadership need a clear vision to not collide with stress For example, can you keep your employees aligned on vision, mission, and results? Or is conflict higher than ever? To clarify, what happens…

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How Leaders Increase Work and Personal Productivity With Less Stress

By Sylvia Lafair | June 2, 2021 |

New discussions are popping, indicating leadership is not just about business anymore. It never really was. Conversations now address life’s purpose. Here is how you can decrease stress, increase productivity, and be confident in your decisions. Can you really balance the work-home conundrum? Dear Dr. Sylvia, I have been so comfortable working from home. I…

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