risk

Going big is freaking scary and takes a lot of work too. You may fall hard and painfully, you may fail spectacularly, or you may just fizzle out; none of which is very appealing. For 99% of the population, the risk associated with change is a favorite excuse to stay stuck right where they are. Big dreams take a backseat and life moves on.

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Five Words for Your Life and Leadership

by Alli Polin on December 31, 2013

Words Set our Tone, Attitude and Intention for the Year

I love watching my children color.  They do it with so much focus and pure creativity (in other words, while they’re in process, they leave judgement at the door).  Rarely do I hear them freak out that their creation didn’t turn out just as planned; instead of crying over a bad choice, they simply turn it into something new that works.

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Modeling Leadership Grows Future Leaders

by Alli Polin on September 17, 2013

Modeling Leadership Creates the Space for Future Leaders to Grow

I’m definitely one of “those Moms.”  I make my kids crazy because I’m always worried that they will get hurt if they climb to the top of the play structure, jump over a fence or roughhouse too much in the pool.  “Don’t do that! Stop it!  What are you thinking?!” comes out of my mouth far too often.  Luckily, I recognize that and I am working on giving my kids the space to grow, make mistakes and learn without a mom-intervention.

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