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. 


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.