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The Dime Bank donated $17,500 to the United Way of Lackawanna and Wayne Counties

Apr 18, 2016 No Comments by

The Dime Bank received approval for a $17,500.00 tax credit through the Educational Improvement Tax Credit Program in order to contribute to the United Way of Lackawanna and Wayne Counties. The funds were split between two different United Way programs …

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5 Questions to Ask Yourself and Your Team to Master Change and Conflict

Mar 01, 2016 No Comments by

by Dr. Sylvia Lafair

Change is always filled with stress, courage, optimism and frustration. Here is what you can do to climb out of the stuck part of change and take everyone along with you.

When you are in the …

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Am I Worthless Because I Lost My Job?

Oct 26, 2015 No Comments by

By Sylvia Lafair

“It was so cold in October that I went to the mall to do a power walk. And then I realized I have no power, so I went home.” I have heard variations of this comment at …

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Business without bias: Avoid LGBT discrimination or pay the price

Sep 16, 2015 No Comments by

By Donald R. Keller

It’s apparent that societal attitudes are changing toward the LGBT community. Before the U.S. Supreme Court legalized gay marriage nationwide, many states had already done so.

In other areas, however, the legal status of LGBT folks …

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The Achievement Addiction

Jul 22, 2015 No Comments by

by Sylvia Lafair

Anyone remember when women were meant to be barefoot and pregnant? Different times, at least in America.  Now, we can do whatever we want; almost. And there are more and more men supporting women at work …

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5 Ways to Get Engaged at Work

May 18, 2015 No Comments by

By Dr. Sylvia Lafair

While some of us really do meet the love of our life at work, this is not about that. This is about an engineering type of being engaged; like the gears in a machine that fit …

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Emerging Leaders and Office Politics

Apr 08, 2015 No Comments by

By Dr. Sylvia Lafair

When I was in the emerging leader category I thought that political games of “GOTCHA” were only played in Washington D.C.

And then I had my first job.

Was I ever wrong!

Office politics …

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