innovation

Leaders: Don’t Fail Because You Fail to Reimagine

by Alli Polin on September 1, 2015

leaders cultivate the ability to reimagine

When I picked up the phone, I heard the strain in her voice.

“I hate to ask, can you watch Matt? It’s my back. The PT is going to squeeze me in if I can get there in 20 minutes.”

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Leading a Culture of Innovation

by Alli Polin on February 13, 2015

Chip Bell Sprinkles - Culture of Innovation

I’m happy to share this guest post from Chip Bell from his new book, Sprinkles, Creating Awesome Experiences Through Innovative Service.

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Break Free from the Comparison Trap

by Alli Polin on April 18, 2014

Comparison Traps focus on the gaps and miss the good

Lately, I’ve been thinking about all the things my kids will never have if we continue to live overseas long-term.  No summer camp, no religious community, no holidays with the grandparents, or vacations with the cousins, US History, Spanish classes, SAT prep or a prom.  I see an endless list of things that will “hurt” them because of their absence, but the truth is that I don’t know the impact any of it will have in the long-term.  I find myself teetering on the edge of the deep, dark, endless chasm of the comparison trap that I’m determined to avoid.

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