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Know a procrastinator? Here’s how to move them in the right direction

By Sylvia Lafair | November 29, 2017 |

Here is an email that I just received and want to respond immediately. As in, right now. It’s incredibly perfect for the pattern I want to discuss this week, the procrastinator. First, the email: Dear Sylvia, Thank you for contacting me. I apologize for the delay in getting back to you. I hope this gets…

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Rebels Turned Community Builders

By Sylvia Lafair | November 21, 2017 |

Let’s look at the difference between a rebel who fights for what is right and how that rebel can turn into a community builder, helping all of us move to new heights of thinking beyond just right and wrong. I specifically want to look at the women of today who are saying “no more!” It’s…

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Diving deep in the World of the Super Achiever

By Sylvia Lafair | November 14, 2017 |

Lately I’ve been getting lots of questions and frustrated comments about the BIG SHOTS of the world, the super achievers. Many want to know how to get these blowhards to “zip it” and others want to know how to become larger than life like these often very talented (yet often very insecure) individuals. So, here…

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The pattern of destructive entitlement

By Sylvia Lafair | November 7, 2017 |

Last week I wrote about Harvey Weinstein and the long term cultural reasons for his outlandish manish behavior. I received so many responses that I see I hit a nerve. One of you asked some very important questions regarding family. Think, for a minute, about the subtitle of my book “Don’t Bring It To Work,” which…

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How Harvey Weinstein and His Fellow Abusers Came Into Power

By Sylvia Lafair | October 31, 2017 |

What if we decide to move past the natural temptation to blame and decide instead to seek deeper understanding of how so many men could use power to get what they want (or think they want)? This is a plea for all the GUTSY WOMEN and GALLANT MEN to help make the changes in our…

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Father’s Day Gift Suggestions (Hint: Not a Necktie!)

By Sylvia Lafair | July 15, 2017 |

Every Father’s Day, I bet just about everyone thinks about their dad. Some with warm feelings, others with hurt and anger, others wondering who the man is, or where he is. My story is a tough one to discuss; however, over the years, I’ve learned that talking is better than ignoring and stuffing things way down under.…

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Free to Be You and Me…Are We There Yet?

By Sylvia Lafair | July 3, 2017 |

Way back, almost 45 years ago, there was a record album (yes, that’s what we had back then) for kids.  It was the brainchild of actress Marlo Thomas.  A gift, so she thought, for her niece who was 4 years old and exploring what it meant to be a little girl. Helping one person became…

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The Power of Shifting (Make Sure You Hear That Word Clearly)

By Sylvia Lafair | May 22, 2017 |

Funny story: I was working on getting my negative thinking under control and asked someone to help me.  You see, it’s hard to do anything totally alone and I know the power of relationships can make a tremendous difference. I found my power person to help and I found my power word. I asked my dearest, best…

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Restless Patterns

By Sylvia Lafair | April 26, 2017 |

By Frank Walsh | CEOptions Certified Pattern Breakthrough Coach It’s not you, it’s me… Well it’s also you, but with some guidance I have seen how the patterns of my past influenced our relationship. I started to feel it in my mid 40’s. Things were different. I had evolved, you had changed. You didn’t make me happy…

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Clear The Past To Free The Future: Life Stories Spoken Out Loud Heal Wounds From Our Unresolved Racial War

By Sylvia Lafair | July 13, 2016 |

Charles sat down and wiped the perspiration from his forehead. He looked at the fifteen others in the room. He could not decide if he felt relieved or embarrassed. That was it. Finally, John broke the silence by saying quietly, “We are truly sorry. Thank you for your honesty and openness.” There was nothing more…

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