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How to See Your Emotional Blind Spots

By Sylvia Lafair | July 22, 2020 | Comments Off on How to See Your Emotional Blind Spots

Summary: Do you want to be able to see what you can’t see? There are ways to make the invisible visible. Keep reading. What can you do to make positive changes when you cannot see what is wrong? That is to say, can you use a magnifying glass or an x-ray machine to help? Above…

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How to declutter your mind and get it organized

By Sylvia Lafair | June 17, 2020 | Comments Off on How to declutter your mind and get it organized

Summary: Did you declutter your home during the past few months? Your home and your mind! Is that all you need to declutter? Here’s what one of my clients said that had me laughing and cheering him on.   Dear Dr. Sylvia,  I have always been a leader, and I am known as “the boss who is not bossy.”  Indeed, that’s good.…

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Who decides when enough is enough?

By Sylvia Lafair | April 22, 2020 | Comments Off on Who decides when enough is enough?

Summary: How many of you have said, “enough is enough?” And you find that while you demand the upset to stop, it just keeps going on and on? This leads to both overwhelm and anxiety.  Here are some tips to help. QUESTION: Who decides when enough is enough?  ANSWER: It depends on the circumstances.  What…

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How to Move Out of Fear

By Sylvia Lafair | April 7, 2020 | Comments Off on How to Move Out of Fear

Summary: The faster the pace of life, the more fear. Here’s what can help. I am getting the same questions over and over with the same request. “Hey, Dr. Sylvia, what advice do you have to move out of the rampant fear these days.”   Comments are so similar, from ones about wasting time to ones about poor…

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How Is Good Work Measured in Most Organizations Today?

By Sylvia Lafair | March 4, 2020 | Comments Off on How Is Good Work Measured in Most Organizations Today?

How is good work measured in most organizations today? It’s no longer about longevity and loyalty. It’s no longer about being first one in the office and last one out (to show how hard you work). It’s not enough to say ‘yes’ to each and every project, no matter how overwhelmed you become. What should…

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Talking TRUTH to POWER

By Sylvia Lafair | February 13, 2020 | Comments Off on Talking TRUTH to POWER

Hi everyone! Today, we’re going to talk about a subject that most of us hate. Talking truth to power and you say, “What’s the big deal?” It’s just words coming out of your mouth, going into somebody else’s ear and brain, and then they say, “Words coming back at you.” Well, it’s about security survival.…

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How To Have A Difficult Conversation Productively

By Sylvia Lafair | February 5, 2020 | Comments Off on How To Have A Difficult Conversation Productively

Summary: If being judged makes you uncomfortable, here are some ways to structure a feedback session for success. Who do you think has the most challenging time with feedback? Is it the giver or the receiver? Most leadership development programs focus on how the giver, the leader, discusses feedback with the receiver, the employee. The…

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The Heart of The Matter: Honoring The Teachings of Ram Dass

By Sylvia Lafair | December 24, 2019 | Comments Off on The Heart of The Matter: Honoring The Teachings of Ram Dass

Today I’m talking to you about: Getting To The Heart of The Matter: Honoring The Teachings of Ram Dass. This master teacher showed us how the road to success can be sprinkled with delight: * How to handle overwhelm* How to master self doubt* How to silence the inner critic With deep respect for this…

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Is it Really the Season of Joy and Fun?

By Sylvia Lafair | December 4, 2019 | Comments Off on Is it Really the Season of Joy and Fun?

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 | Comments Off on Time for a Change?

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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