Leaders help their teams to do less so they can accomplish more

I admit it, I rarely enjoy the checkout experience at the grocery store despite the fact that I’ve met some funny, kind, and engaging people while waiting in line.  It’s the bagging of my purchases that makes my blood pressure rise.  Part of me thinks that there is an unofficial contest between cashiers to see who can get the most products in the smallest number of bags.  My cashier may win, but I always seem to lose, as I struggle to move the bulging bags even a few feet.


What’s Your Speed Limit?

by Alli Polin on September 6, 2013

Busy is not productive or fulfilling, it's the path to burnout

Let me guess.

You had back to back meetings today followed by a few back to back conference calls.  The work plan that once made sense and was really do-able (if you actually had some time at your desk to get the work done) is now looking closer to herculean. You made it home for dinner but your brain was still swirling with work and you missed at least 50% of the conversation but you’re fairly sure  nobody noticed because you nodded a lot and smiled between bites.  After dinner wasn’t veg time in front of the TV, it was going to be workout time, but only if you didn’t have to fire up your computer to get through the emails that you didn’t get a chance to respond to today because of those back to back meetings…


Clear the Dust Off of Your Passion

by Alli Polin on June 28, 2013

Are you tired of working on your business instead of in it?

Sound familiar?  One day you are working in your business and enjoying every moment.  It’s fun, energizing, exciting work that lights you up and brings out yourClea best.  Then, it seems like over night, you’re spending less and less time in the business and shifting to working on the business.  Not quite as much fun, you begin to question if you want to keep it up or just give up.  What do you do now?