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It’s school holiday time in Australia, and for the first time in a long time our family decided to stay in town. No big events planned, my kids are simply hanging out (and I’m trying to squeeze in some work). 

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10 Reasons Why Losing Does Not Make You a Loser

by Alli Polin on November 22, 2016

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My son came home from school last week feeling down. I asked him what was wrong and he told me he was selected as a judge for the school gymnastics competition that was held earlier in the day. I didn’t understand; it sounded like a fun way to spend the afternoon. What was the problem?

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Communication 101: What You Say and How You Say It

by Alli Polin on March 28, 2016

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When I was in college, I ran an acting program at a local camp. Our goals were to teach the kids some craft, put on a production and, of course, have fun. Since that time, I’ve used many of my acting lessons and applied them to leadership.

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