Things at work were stressful, to put it mildly. Stupid policy changes were getting in the way of doing great work. No matter where you turned, people were talking about the new policy and not saying nice things. The CEO put out clever messaging via the standard channels, but people weren’t buying what he was selling. It was ugly. 


What’s the Absolute Worst Thing You Can Do As a Leader?

by Alli Polin on September 20, 2016


Lately, I’ve been noticing some parallels between poor leadership behavior and young kids. Not shocking since I think we’ve all met a childish leader or two. Think about it, poor leaders and small children are willing to dig deeper into a hole instead of ever admitting they’re wrong. Frankly, it’s the worst thing you can do as a leader, friend, spouse, teammate or family member.


The Biggest Reason You Need to Share Your Story

by Alli Polin on May 10, 2016

share your story

I’ve been here before.

Looking out the window, I can make out the faint glow of the Opera House through the darkness. Luna Park is flashing and assuring me that people are out there having fun no matter how cold and dark it is outside. CONTINUE READING