About Sylvia Lane

Sylvia Lane is a consultant with ConvergenceCoaching, LLC, a national consulting firm dedicated to developing leaders and transforming teams through coaching, practice consulting, strategic planning and learning and development.
Jun 6 2019

Personal Crisis Intervention

2019-11-01T17:21:30-05:00June 6th, 2019|Inspired Ideas, Personal Development|

As professional coaches, we spend a lot of time and energy dealing with crises that take place in the lives of other people.  Usually, the crises are business-related although sometimes they can be in their personal lives, specifically when they interfere with the business outcomes.  In our organizations, we find ourselves navigating partner conflicts, communication [...]

Apr 10 2019

Managing Anxiety in Busy Season

2019-11-13T12:07:16-06:00April 10th, 2019|Inspired Ideas|

As we approach April 15th or other impending deadlines, whether we are the accountant or the client, we tend to get anxious.  It often feels like so much more to do than we can handle in the time allowed.  Just the word “Deadline” implies something stressful in itself.  Here are a few suggestions for changing [...]

Feb 21 2019

Using the MBTI® to Enhance Individual and Firm Success

2020-02-12T16:43:49-06:00February 21st, 2019|Inspired Ideas Blog|

“Know thyself.  Every heart vibrates to this iron string.”   ~ Socrates The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® (MBTI®) is a self-reported assessment which seeks to identify certain personality characteristics.  The MBTI is based on the psychological theory of Dr. Carl G. Jung, a Swiss psychiatrist.  He identified important roles in people’s communication styles, how they would perform [...]

Dec 5 2018

The Present of Presence

2020-02-12T17:18:30-06:00December 5th, 2018|Inspired Ideas, Inspired Ideas Blog|

As we enter the holiday season, we spend several hours looking for special presents for our family and friends.  Consider that one of the most special presents that we can give is our physical, emotional, and spiritual PRESENCE.  How do we do this?  How is this different than what we have been doing in our [...]

Jul 26 2018

Personality Dynamics in Coaching

2018-07-26T10:53:33-05:00July 26th, 2018|Communication, Leadership, Personal Development|

In our work with clients, we encourage using the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® (MBTI) personality assessment to gain a better understanding of a leader’s preferences and how those preferences mirror or are different from others on their team. As a coach, we can use these insights about how they like to interact and communicate with others, [...]

Apr 17 2018

The Challenge of Spring

2018-04-17T13:22:51-05:00April 17th, 2018|HR/Organizational Development, Personal Development|

When the season of Spring comes, we notice change around us.  The Earth is thawing from the cold of winter.  Animals who were hibernating come out into the sun.  We notice new plants beginning to sprout.  Flowers are budding, and an atmosphere of new opportunity dominates our thinking.  It’s a time of renewal, which causes [...]

Mar 14 2018

The Value of Team

2018-03-14T09:34:23-05:00March 14th, 2018|Communication, Leadership, Personal Development|

 “What we reach for may be different, but what makes us reach is the same” This quote from Mark Nepo, a poet and philosopher, describes my thoughts while watching Lindsey Vonn reach the bottom of the hill in the Women’s Downhill race at the Winter Olympics.  Even though she had missed winning the gold medal [...]

Dec 14 2017

Moving from Scarcity to Abundance

2017-12-14T09:19:08-06:00December 14th, 2017|Leadership, Personal Development|

When I think of abundance, I see my father’s garden in the Springtime.  Fruits and vegetables that I helped plant before the ground was cold and crusty that mature and fill with color and new life.  Scarcity in the garden is an invisible quality.  The garden is a metaphor for how life works in creating [...]

Jul 12 2017

View from the Top

2017-07-12T15:42:22-05:00July 12th, 2017|Leadership, Personal Development|

In the past few months, I have coached two clients, “John” and “Sarah,” who have recently been promoted to high-level executive positions.  John replaced an executive consultant to work within his company on a full-time basis.  Sarah moved into an executive managerial position in a company that is merging with a firm so she will [...]

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