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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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Leadership Schmeadership; Management Schmanagement

Apr 08, 2015 No Comments by

An opinion piece by Debbie Burke

It’s hard not to be cynical about faddism in management. All the jargon, the new and improved methodologies of teaching managers to value their employees, and the latest psychology of finding that golden key …

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4 Rules for Great Leading During the Passover and Easter Holidays

Apr 01, 2015 No Comments by

By Dr. Sylvia Lafair

Imagine yourself as the most loved leader in your organization. Imagine being honored at a dinner for your skills and talents. What would they say about you? How would you respond?

Leading a team and getting …

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