parenting

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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How to Stop Being a Helicopter Leader

by Alli Polin on February 23, 2016

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Do you feel like a super-awesome leader because every time someone on your team brings you a problem, heck, before they bring you the problem, you solve it. Unfortunately, resolving every issue and removing every roadblock may be doing more damage than you think. You may be a Helicopter Leader.

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