Why Be Creative? 10 Reasons to Make the Leap

by Alli Polin on November 4, 2014

learn to unleash your creativity through intentional action

A few weeks ago I wrote about my children and their commitment to the NaNoWriMo Young Writers Program.  In my effort to support them, I’ve decided to throw my hat in the ring too.  All it takes to “win” is 50,000 words in 30 days.  Easy peasy? I doubt it.  I know all of the reasons “why not” and have been going over and over them in my mind, but excuses kill creativity.  I’ve finally started to ask a much better question: “Why be creative?” I’ve been sitting on the fence long enough – change only happens with action.


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?


Are You a Leader that Pushes Creative Limits?

by Alli Polin on May 24, 2013

Leaders spark creativity and passion to foster innovation

Imagine, you’re doing your job day in, day out, and after a while you get a little bored (shocker) and decide to shake things up.  You want to know what happens when you change your process flow.  You start to brainstorm with your peers to understand their best practices too and one day you have a big ah-ha.  You see a path that could make a huge difference to your team’s ability to deliver quality to the client and you decide to bring it to the Director.