Why Believe in Your Gifts Even When Others Don’t?

by Alli Polin on September 15, 2015

opinions are not erasers

My son refused to go to school this morning. Yes, I could have dragged him to the car without his shoes and uniform while he screamed and cried, but that seemed like a no-win start to the day. Instead, I drove his sister so she wouldn’t get a tardy, and decided to figure out what the heck was going on with my boy beyond, “I hate Tuesdays!”


Time to #BreaktheFrame: Life, Leadership and LEGO

by Alli Polin on December 3, 2014

You can break the frame of your leadership and rebuild to create a new vision for the future

I work with people who feel stuck and want to break the frames that are holding them back. Recently, I’ve been playing with ways to look at those frames and use what’s present to create a new world view.  Sitting in my home office, I was looking at my walls and files and noticed a random group of LEGO bricks under a nearby chair.  I began to play with a thought: Where is the intersection among life, leadership and LEGO?