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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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Are you a Unicorn Leader?

By Sylvia Lafair | November 4, 2019 | Comments Off on Are you a Unicorn Leader?

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 | Comments Off on Can people with high emotional intelligence still be assholes?

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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How Fonzi (from Happy Days) Gave Important Clues to Leadership Success

By Sylvia Lafair | October 8, 2019 | Comments Off on How Fonzi (from Happy Days) Gave Important Clues to Leadership Success

How Fonzi (yup from Happy Days) gave me important clues to leadership success that applies to all of us: + Lead with your imagination (it’s not what you think) +Follow with determination (it’s more than you think) + Listen to suggestions (it’s a game changer) +Collaborate (it’s the royal road to success) Here is some…

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Are You Ready to Stop Self-Sabotaging?

By Sylvia Lafair | October 8, 2019 | Comments Off on Are You Ready to Stop Self-Sabotaging?

Summary: Self-doubt is like an infection that only has one cure. That means you must change your mindset, until you, through your own free will, can release the nagging thoughts and be both strong and capable of leading with clarity and passion. Dear All, Recently, I received many emails from women executives plagued with self-doubt.…

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3 Key Ways to Win at Work

By Sylvia Lafair | October 1, 2019 | Comments Off on 3 Key Ways to Win at Work

My work with individuals and groups over the years has helped me to uncover 3 key ways to win at work when you’re feeling frazzled and ready to throw in the towel. Have you found that at one time or another you wanted to stuff a sock in someone’s mouth rather than listen to them…

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The Gratitude Intervention Challenge

By Sylvia Lafair | September 18, 2019 | Comments Off on The Gratitude Intervention Challenge

When was the last time you practiced gratitude? This post is all about the power of gratitude and my invitation to join me on a gratitude intervention challenge. “Yesterday was a soggy day, with non- stop rain and draining humidity” began an email I received with the subject title of “What a happy day.”  It…

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Where were you on 9/11?

By Sylvia Lafair | September 11, 2019 | Comments Off on Where were you on 9/11?

As I was going to write about gratitude my mind went back to September 11, 2001, and I had to stop and just sit for a while and think back to that horrific day.  Where were you?  I was at The Country Place Retreat Center in Pa with four other people planning to start our very…

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