Creativity

Leaders: Don’t Fail Because You Fail to Reimagine

by Alli Polin on September 1, 2015

leaders cultivate the ability to reimagine

When I picked up the phone, I heard the strain in her voice.

“I hate to ask, can you watch Matt? It’s my back. The PT is going to squeeze me in if I can get there in 20 minutes.”

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Ever Wonder Why Write a Book? Here You Go.

by Alli Polin on June 2, 2015

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I sat down this morning to write a blog post because I always publish on Tuesdays. I’m very committed to my blog and wasn’t about to let a week slip by without a post. For the first time in a long time, I found myself staring at my screen, starting a million could-be posts, and dropping them like hot potatoes. None of them felt quite right.

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Why Be Creative? 10 Reasons to Make the Leap

by Alli Polin on November 4, 2014

learn to unleash your creativity through intentional action

A few weeks ago I wrote about my children and their commitment to the NaNoWriMo Young Writers Program.  In my effort to support them, I’ve decided to throw my hat in the ring too.  All it takes to “win” is 50,000 words in 30 days.  Easy peasy? I doubt it.  I know all of the reasons “why not” and have been going over and over them in my mind, but excuses kill creativity.  I’ve finally started to ask a much better question: “Why be creative?” I’ve been sitting on the fence long enough – change only happens with action.

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