career

climb the corporate ladder

My University has a great career center and the year I graduated, 8,246 years ago, tons of companies had significant on-campus recruiting efforts; I was lucky enough to get hired as a change management consultant. However, this is not a story about the job market or how to get hired off campus, it’s the story of what happens after that… when you not only take your first corporate job, but also lose yourself, bit by bit, as you climb the corporate ladder.

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you make a difference

When I lived in the USA, we had amazing grocery stores near our home. A 15-minute drive and I’d land at Wegmans, Trader Joes, Harris Teeter or Whole Foods and be in shopping heaven all the way until check out… when it was hell.

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Forget Success, Think Satisfaction

by Alli Polin on June 14, 2016

forget success think satisfaction

My client, Marc, and I had been working together for almost a year as he grew his business from an idea into a thriving consulting practice. At the start of every coaching conversation, I’d ask him for the agenda. This week’s was a surprise. “I don’t think I want to be a success.”

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