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What’s the Absolute Worst Thing You Can Do As a Leader?

by Alli Polin on September 20, 2016

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Lately, I’ve been noticing some parallels between poor leadership behavior and young kids. Not shocking since I think we’ve all met a childish leader or two. Think about it, poor leaders and small children are willing to dig deeper into a hole instead of ever admitting they’re wrong. Frankly, it’s the worst thing you can do as a leader, friend, spouse, teammate or family member.

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12 Ways You’re Eroding Trust and How to Stop

by Alli Polin on February 16, 2016

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Every few months I sign up for a new MOOC. Not only does it help we with some self-study continuing education credits (CCEUs) to maintain my coaching certification, but  also feeds my deep-rooted need for continuous learning. Unfortunately, this time, I made a poor choice of courses.

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When Are Leaders Needed Most?

by Alli Polin on February 24, 2015

When are leaders needed most? When the org culture is ripping apart at the seams

Sue had worked for her client as a full-time consultant for nearly 10 years and for the most part she was happy.  She was doing interesting work with people she liked and didn’t have a lot to complain about most days.  Even when a new leadership team was brought in and she was feeling the pinch of their new direction, she continued to be focused on doing good work up until the day she was fired.  

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