Why “What Do You Want to Be?” Is the Wrong Question

by Alli Polin on November 28, 2017

Today was a themed dress day at my son’s school as a part of a fundraiser. The signs around the school said “Free Dress Day! What do you want to be when you’re older?” The suggestions included fashion designer and chef. 


Does Anyone Really Own the Truth? You?

by Alli Polin on December 15, 2015

Can You Own The Truth

A week ago, I went to an art exhibit of Rembrandt prints at Columbia University. At first glance, it looked like a simple series of black and white prints lining the walls. It appeared interesting but far from exciting.


Soul Sparks Change Everything – What’s Yours?

by Alli Polin on March 10, 2015

Soul Sparks Activate Leadership

I’ve always been an actress, but post college, I haven’t always had the confidence to audition. I’d take class after class; on camera class, monologues, scene study, you name it. I’d tell myself that I needed another class and I’d be ready to put myself out there more. However, the moment I found my courage, it became an unstoppable force that led to a soul spark I’ll never forget.