Executive Coaching & Leadership Development

Sylvia’s consulting work is powerful.

Sylvia’s consulting work is powerful. She teaches employees to look at situations from a holistic perspective rather than from a place of blaming. Conflicts can be settled quicker and that leaves mo…Read More

Matthew Emmens

One of the best story tellers.

When Dr. Lafair spoke at a regional H.R. conference I was, to say the least ‘mesmerized.’ She is one of the best story tellers I have ever heard. Yet, more than that is her uncanny ability to get …Read More

Brenda Thompson

Actually GUTSY!

I look at situations a lot differently now, this program has reinforced decisions I currently make in the workplace to be a strong leader, actually GUTSY! …Read More

Jeannine Mazurkiwecz

Excellent mentor/coach.

Sylvia's coaching style is friendly, approachable, and down to earth.  Sylvia's coaching helped me to become a more authentic version of myself, and therefore more self-confident.  Other people not…Read More

Scott Kelley

Always amazing.

Every time I see Sylvia and hear her speak, it just lights a spark and makes me want to do better as a woman. Both personally and professionally. She is always amazing. The last couple of times I left…Read More

Rosemarie Mohr

Dynamic and gifted speaker.

Dr. Sylvia Lafair is a dynamic and gifted speaker, who really understands what is going on with today’s employees.  She was our keynote speaker at the state conference of over 400 people. She wowed…Read More

Sue Smith

Learned invaluable strategies.

The concepts and strategies learned from Sylvia and Total Leadership Connections are invaluable. Working in a newsroom is competitive and stressful and with new understanding of how relationships trig…Read More

Tyler Mathisen

Solid writer.

Sylvia Lafair has not only the background of knowledge and professional experience to write this exciting book, ‘Don’t Bring It to Work’, she also is a solid writer who understands how to captur…Read More

Grady Harp

You need to pick up this book.

Don’t Bring It to Work is a breakthrough book that can help entrepreneurs understand the behaviors of their staff, discover how these behaviors were created, and how to take action to change them fo…Read More

Evan Charmichael

Leadership is a mindset.

Dr. Lafair’s Total Leadership Connections Program has played a critical role in my leadership journey.  Understanding that leadership is a mindset that must be fully integrated into all aspects of …Read More

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