Culture

7 Major Leadership Mistakes You’re Making Right Now

by Alli Polin on September 19, 2017

Once upon a time, I was an HR consultant who was regularly invited into organizations to conduct 1×1 interviews with their employees. We’d talk about what was working, what wasn’t, and their suggestions for the future. Ultimately, I’d compile those results into a report for the senior leadership team. 

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The Most Telling Question I Ask Everyone I Meet

by Alli Polin on March 31, 2016

most telling question

Just over five years ago, I went on a series of job interviews before I decided to start my own business. CONTINUE READING

How to Lead a High Performing Virtual Team

by Alli Polin on March 3, 2015

An insider's guide to creating high performing virtual teams

For most of my career, working inside of corporations, I was not co-located with my team.  At one point, my boss was in LA, I was in Virginia and the people I supervised were literally all around the country. During those years, I learned a lot about how to create high performing virtual teams. It stretched my skills beyond managing the work effort to finding new and creative ways to build relationships and create a web of strength among all of the team members.

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