Sylvia Lafair is the founder of Creative Energy Options and the world’s leading authority in Pattern Aware Leadership Development, a Top Global Leadership Guru and award-winning author of ‘Don’t Bring It To Work’.
WILMINGTON, NC, December 09, 2017 /24-7PressRelease/ — In a recent Inc.com article Sylvia Lafair, award winning author and President of Creative Energy Options, outlined a 3-point strategy to stop harassment at work once and for all.
The number of high profile celebrities involved in scandals – including Harvey Weinstein, Matt Lauer, Bill O’Reilly, Kevin Spacey and many others – continues to grow almost daily. While we hear about celebrity harassment in the news of course, we hear far less about the ongoing harassment that occurs in businesses all over the US and the rest of the world every day. We really don’t need more gossip. What we need are solutions that work.
In the Inc. article, Lafair laid out a 3-part strategy represented by the acronym OUT – Observe, Understand and Transform.
In the article she stated in part:
“Adult relationships take work, lots of work. So, you have every right to raise an eyebrow in disbelief when I say stopping harassment is simple.
“Stay with me.
“It’s about NO MORE JUBLA. (More on JUBLA later)
“Let me explain. Actually, let me let JAY Z explain.
“In a recent New York Times article, the famed rapper-businessman talked about therapy and getting to know himself from the inside out.
“His openness and honesty about being unfaithful in his marriage to Beyonce is a powerful example of a man able to get at observation of his behavior, understand its roots and then transform his actions to a more positive way.
“The way OUT of old outdated behavior: Observe, Understand and Transform.
“Leaders who use the OUT Technique set the stage for their colleagues and employees, all who look up to them, to also want to get OUT of old ways of thinking and acting.
“In JAY Z’s words “The most important thing I got (from therapy) is that everything is connected. Every emotion is connected, and it comes from somewhere. And just being aware of it. Being aware of it in everyday life puts you at such a … you’re at such an advantage. You know, you realize that if someone’s racist toward you, it ain’t about you. It’s about their upbringing and what happened to them, and how that led them to this point. You know, most bullies bully. It just happens. ‘Oh, you got bullied as a kid so you trying to bully me.” I understand.”
“Now about JUBLA. The rapper continues, “And once I understand that, instead of reacting to that with anger, I can provide a softer landing and maybe say “Aw man, is you OK?”
“No JUBLA: Judgment, Blame or Attack.”
The full text of the article is available at the Inc. website at http://on.inc.com/2BAGrWe.
Creative Energy Options Inc. challenges the status quo of workplace relationships. They think differently and encourage leaders to also think differently.
Over the past 30 years their team has searched for the hidden emotional mechanisms at work in a typical office environment. The discovery of why people respond the way they do has profoundly changed the way the company thinks, coaches, consults and develops programs. They believe there is a series of patterns that underlie behavior and has been a missing link in understanding the core of office politics, absenteeism, law suits and poor productivity.
The company’s Pattern Aware process, not found in any other coaching or programs, is what enables them to prepare clients to transcend business frustrations. The company continues to win awards for Pattern Breakthrough Coaching and Total Leadership Connections.
Lafair is an innovative thought leader who has worked with McGraw-Hill, Avon, Google, Lockheed Martin, Merck, Microsoft, Novartis, and many other globally recognized companies.
“Relationships take work, at work and at home. We’re all looking for the way OUT of behaviors that no longer support us. The times, they are changing. Women are demanding a new standard for gender equity. Check out my article on INC.com where Jay Z shows the world how a strong man can Observe, Understand, and Transform outdated behavior. Those who change for the better are the winners moving forward.”
Sylvia Lafair is available for media interviews and can be reached using the information below or by email at [email protected]. All her books are available at book retail outlets worldwide. More information is available at the company’s website at https://ceoptions.com.
Sylvia Lafair offers a foundation of personal and professional exploration in every program, every book, every speech she gives. Her award-winning book, ‘Don’t Bring It To Work’ is one of the top 9 books for every boss to read. Sylvia retooled her skills as a noted family therapist to explore and chart how family patterns show up at work. She prepares leaders and teams to find the sweet spot of cooperation and productivity and make work a place of high learning with lessened stress.
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