way of being

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. 

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Choices Create Legacy

by Alli Polin on November 22, 2013

As a leader, do you see a person or an object in your way?

I was stomping around super angry that our house was a mess this past weekend.  Kids toys were scattered everywhere, like an explosion of Matchbox cars, Monster High dolls, crafts and board games. I was ranting about our family philosophy (OK, my philosophy) that every time we take out a toy we clean it up before we take out the next one. My son and daughter jumped up and said they’d clean their rooms once they realized I might actually grab the trashcan any moment.

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