Do This to Define Your Life and Leadership Vision

by Alli Polin on December 22, 2015

life and leadership vision

Over the past few years, each member of my family chose a word to set the tone for the year ahead. It’s also an exercise that I used with my clients to help them create an intention for how they wanted to live and lead. Words were chosen that packed a powerful punch like “challenge” and others chose words like “sustain” which for them was also a challenge. However, having a word didn’t consistently inspire actions aligned with values and purpose; it was missing a tie to a larger life and leadership vision.


Why It’s Time to Prioritize Leading Your Life

by Alli Polin on August 11, 2015

leading your life

My son walked into my room, awake from a nightmare, crying.

“How many days?”

“How many days until what?” I asked.

“How many days will you be alive?”


What Do You Notice? Flaws or Fabulousness?

by Alli Polin on May 26, 2015

what do you notice

A few years ago a colleague of mine nominated me for an HR Leadership Award for Greater Washington.  I was really honored and thought we’d have a lot of fun hanging out at the receptions, doing some networking and attending the awards dinner together.