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Time to #BreaktheFrame: Life, Leadership and LEGO

by Alli Polin on December 3, 2014

You can break the frame of your leadership and rebuild to create a new vision for the future

I work with people who feel stuck and want to break the frames that are holding them back. Recently, I’ve been playing with ways to look at those frames and use what’s present to create a new world view.  Sitting in my home office, I was looking at my walls and files and noticed a random group of LEGO bricks under a nearby chair.  I began to play with a thought: Where is the intersection among life, leadership and LEGO?

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25 Ways to Unleash the Quiet Hero in You

by Alli Polin on October 21, 2014

25 ways to unleash the hero in you

Tonight after dinner,  I cuddled with my son as he read to me as a part of his bedtime routine.  When he was done, he looked up at me and told me I’m his hero.  All I did was close my laptop, put my arm around him and listen, but to him, it really mattered.  His sweet words tell me that there  are hidden, quiet heroes everywhere.  If you look closely enough, you’ll see the quiet heroes around you in your neighbors, friends and colleagues.

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How Can Parents Inspire Leadership?

by Alli Polin on June 24, 2014

Parent's Guide to Leadership - How to Inspire Leadership in Children

This morning none of us wanted to get out of bed to start the day.  There was a chill in the air and the covers were cozy.  Still, the kids had to get to school, I had to get working and we all had to get moving.

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