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Office Romance Stress: What’s Love Got To Do With It? (Plus: A FUN Quiz)

By Sylvia Lafair | February 16, 2021 |

Office romance stress? I’ve seen it ALL before. Here’s my advice… Dear Dr. Sylvia, I always thought I loved complexity and challenges in my life. Not sure anymore. Why? Here’s what’s going on and I need some good advice. I am in a new relationship. That’s all good. It keeps me as blissed out as…

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How to Transform: What Leaders Can Learn From a Lobster

By Sylvia Lafair | February 16, 2021 |

Knowing how to transform doesn’t always come easy. Here is my advice, borrowed from some of our crustaceous friends in the sea… Dear Dr. Sylvia, My life is so confining. I want to explore the world and yet, now is obviously not the right time. I feel like I have been spinning my wheels doing…

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What Does It Mean To Be A Boss? It’s not just what you were taught in school

By Sylvia Lafair | February 16, 2021 |

#leadership #conflict resolution # team development Dear Dr. Sylvia, You can congratulate me. Now that is over with, you can hand me a box of tissues and let me bring on the tears, or at least the desire to yell. Here’s the back story: I was the best salesperson in my division, actually in the…

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Joanne LaMarca Mathisen

By Sylvia Lafair | August 30, 2020 |

JOANNE LAMARCA Certified CEO Facilitator and Coach Joanne LaMarca Mathisen has studied under Sylvia Lafair since 2001. She graduated from CEO’s TLC program as well as TLC Advanced and has been a ‘Gutsy Girl’ since the inception of the program. She is a certified CEO facilitator and coach. Mathisen is also the co-host of Sirius…

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Gail Watts

By Sylvia Lafair | August 30, 2020 |

Gail Watts Pattern Breakthrough Coaching™Coaches & Consultants Gail Watts has been a management and employee consultant over the span of her career, in the workplace. She is known for her ability to assess situations quickly and accurately. She provides sound guidance or intervention to resolve often complex managerial, employee, and workgroup situations. Gail has experience…

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Nancy Pennebaker

By Sylvia Lafair | August 30, 2020 |

Nancy Pennebaker Pattern Breakthrough Coaching™Coaches & Consultants Nancy Pennebaker has more than 30 years of professional experience in higher education and administration. She has a Master’s Degree in journalism and public relations from the University of Oregon and is a graduate of Stanford University’s prestigious Business Leadership Institute. Pennebaker’s career is centered around team-building, coaching,…

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Cynthia Tom

By Sylvia Lafair | August 30, 2020 |

Cynthia Tom Pattern Breakthrough Coaching™Coaches & Consultants Cynthia Tom is an experienced sales and marketing executive in the healthcare industry, working for 25 years in pharmaceutical sales. She then turned her skills to the not-for-profit area and has worked with women in transition. She is Board President of the Asian American Women Artists Association and…

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Jess Todtfeld

By Sylvia Lafair | August 30, 2020 |

Jess Todtfeld Pattern Breakthrough Coaching™Coaches & Consultants Jess Todtfeld creates space for people to show up. Todtfeld has spent the last 25 years working in communications as a trainer, consultant, TV producer, host, and best-selling author. Todtfeld helps CEOs and business executives become more confident and more in control and create more successful results in…

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Barry Ginetti

By Sylvia Lafair | August 30, 2020 |

Barry Ginetti Pattern Breakthrough Coaching™Coaches & Consultants Founding partner Barry Ginetti of The GMR Group, a strategic managed care marketing consultancy and President/CEO. Barry also has an extensive sales, marketing, and business development background in the pharmaceutical industry working for McNeil Pharmaceutical, a Johnson & Johnson Company. He has presented at industry conferences, conducted training…

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Tanya O’Neill, PhD

By Sylvia Lafair | August 30, 2020 |

Tanya O’Neill, PhD Pattern Breakthrough Coaching™Coaches & Consultants Tanya O’Neill, PhD brings her experience of being a motivational facilitator, Desert Storm vet, and Inclusion & Diversity consultant to help clients achieve their goals. She has earned a degree in Nursing (BSN), Human Services (MHS) and Psychology (PsyD), and holds certifications in MBTI, 360 VOICES, Gallup…

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