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White Haven, PA, April 12, 2013–Award-winning author, leadership and communications expert, Dr. Sylvia Lafair, is bringing ideas from her latest book, “GUTSY: How Women Leaders Make Change,” to a national seminar series promoting effective communication strategies for women at work.
Sylvia Lafair will be traveling to Atlanta, Philadelphia, Los Angeles, and Napa Valley over the next few months.
Dr. Lafair’s recent research explores the messages women receive growing up about how to communicate, negotiate, and interact, and how those messages play out in careers.
WHITE HAVEN, Pa., May 31, 2012 — Creative Energy Options, INC. announces new data showing how their highly respected leadership program helps leaders succeed over years.
“It’s not just another flavor of the month,” said Denise Fantuzzi, President of DF Consulting.
In its second decade, with the 52nd class convening July 18-20 (http://www.ceoptions.com), the numbers are strong. Partnering with the statistics department at East Stroudsburg University, they researched how the innovative concepts and tools of the Total Leadership Connections program help leaders develop.
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WHITE HAVEN, Pa., May 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Just ask Dr. Sylvia Lafair about why we spend billions of dollars to solve stress and conflict-related issues at work and you will hear an earful.
“We have been looking in all the wrong places,” Lafair states. Based on research in her book that continues to rack up awards, she helps us see the shocking similarity between how we behaved in our original organization, the family, and how we bring the patterns we learned as children right into our present organization, the workplace.
White Haven, Pa. March 23, 2012 – Another award for Dr. Sylvia Lafair, President of Creative Energy Options (CEOinc) with her important book “Don’t Bring It to Work” (Jossey Bass).
The seventh award is from the London Book Festival, an annual competition celebrating books receiving recognition from this international publishing capital.
“I am thrilled that my book is being honored. Knowing the competition was strong and my book continues to be a resource for understanding the core of business relationships means a lot to me” said Lafair who speaks frequently about leadership development and communications at corporate and association conferences.
White Haven, Pa. February 9, 2012
Women leaders in business know the dilemma – too many demands on home front, as well as at work: how to juggle so everyone is happy and nothing crashes and burns?
Sylvia Lafair, PhD, author of award winning book “Don’t Bring It to Work”, knows the problem well. “With all the advances women have made in the business world, the demand to still be point person at home has not changed over the decades. In my executive coaching I still hear the complaint that there is never enough time for self-care” says Sylvia.
December 27, 2011 – White Haven, PA
They call her Dr. Transformation! While Sylvia Lafair PhD, president of Creative Energy Options (http://www.sylvialafair.com) and author of award winning book “Don’t Bring It to Work” (Jossey Bass Publishers) knows the biggest and most costly problems in the work environment today are conflict and related stress, she also knows that once leaders and managers learn to observe, understand, and transform what pushes their buttons they can help all employees overcome the distractions of arguing and disputes – and as a dynamic speaker she shares her insights with audiences around the world.
December 19, 2011 – White Haven, PA
There is a huge demand for women’s leadership programs that go beyond motivational seminars to the heart of how women can be change agents in today’s competitive work setting.
The GUTSY WOMEN WEEKEND RETREAT offers answers to start the New Year with new perspectives. It will roll out in 8 U.S. cities in 2012, including San Diego, San Francisco, Las Vegas, and Manhattan hosted by women leaders and facilitated by Sylvia Lafair PhD, President of Creative Energy Options (CEOinc).
June 30, 2011 – White Haven, PA
“Don’t Bring It to Work” published by Jossey Bass and written by Sylvia Lafair, PhD, President of Creative Energy Option, Inc.,(CEO), won a third book award from the New York Book Festival. This annual competition celebrates books deserving greater recognition from the world publishing capital. The judging is a multifaceted process going through several tiers of evaluation.
“I’m honored to have been acknowledged knowing the competition was strong and I’m proud to be recognized with such a distinguished group of authors,” said Lafair.
Her award winning book “Don’t Bring It to Work” has been ranked in the top of Amazon’s Best Selling Workplace books.
June 6, 2011 – White Haven, PA
Sylvia Lafair PhD, award winning author of “Don’t Bring It to Work” and President of Creative Energy Options (CEO, Inc.) will host the powerful GUTSY WOMEN Week-end Retreat August 5-7 at her corporate training facility, The Country Place in Pa.
White Haven, PA – May 23, 2011
In honor of Women’s Health Month and International Women’s Day, Sylvia Lafair PhD, is doing a double launch of her newest book “GUTSY! How Women Leaders Make Change” and her “GUTSY Women Week-End Retreat” May 20-22. The new event will be held at her corporate training facility, The Country Place in Northeastern Pa. Women, at the forefront of business, are making positive changes happen every day in every way by redefining leadership, and Dr. Lafair is here to give the short cuts to amazing success.
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January 26,2011 – White Haven, PA
Results First Training, Inc. and Creative Energy Options, Inc. are teaming up to offer a new workshop to improve your presentations skills. Whether you’re making your first big keynote address, presenting a new concept to your boss, or making a sales presentation, this workshop from business and communication experts will give you the confidence and skill needed to be calm, comfortable, and relaxed during your speeches and presentations.
January 6, 2011 – White Haven, PA
Sylvia Lafair, PhD, award winning author of “Don’t Bring It to Work” and President of Creative Energy Options, Inc.(CEO) will host the popular WELL, “Women Executive Leadership Learning” program. The two-day event, “REINVENT YOURSELF”, will focus on determining what it means to be a female leader in today’s world. This workshop puts the spotlight on what women leaders want and need in today’s complex world.
The session will be held at The Country Place Retreat and Conference Center located in the Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania. Pre-registration is suggested. The session begins at11:00am on Wednesday, March 2nd and will conclude at 4:00pm on Thursday, March 3rd.
October 14, 2010 – White Haven, PA
The staff of Attalus Capital, a Philadelphia based investment management firm, recently participated in “Build and Give”, a unique team building event facilitated by Mary Jane Saras, Vice President of Leadership Development for Creative Energy Options, Inc., a consulting firm focused on optimizing workplace relationships.
September 21, 2010 - White Haven, PA
“Don’t Bring It to Work” published by Jossey Bass and written by Sylvia Lafair, PhD, President of Creative Energy Options, Inc.,(CEO), has recently been named “Best Book” from Nautilus Books in the Business and Leadership Category. The book was featured at the Book Expo in New York City. The judging is a multifaceted process going through several tiers of evaluation. Judges include editors, college professors, writers and publishers.
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Is your boss a bully who needs to feel important and boosts his ego by withholding important information from you? Or maybe you work with someone who is so fearful of argument or criticism that problems go unsolved because she won’t discuss them.
-Anne Fisher, Writer, Time.com
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Money and Meaning
It’s all interwoven with the story of family.
Leadership Excellence Magazine
By Sylvia Lafair
THINK ABOUT THE WORD money. Do you experience tightness in your gut worrying about cash flow, or notice a smile on your lips, knowing assets are safe, or feel the beginning of a nasty headache around recent losses?
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