coaching

15 Compelling Reasons You Shouldn’t Hire a Coach

by Alli Polin on February 26, 2019

Imagine the dinner party conversation. Room full of strangers and everyone is making polite yet slightly boring conversation. Hot topics range from the weather to upcoming holidays to what you do for work. Often, when asked what I do, I’ll say I’m a coach. Then I get the dog look. You know the one.

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How to Effectively Look Back and Plan Forward

by Alli Polin on December 16, 2014

look back plan forward

I’m looking forward to tomorrow when I sit down, thanks to G+, with my accountability partner for the past two years.  We’re going to do a year in review for our businesses and take a strategic look forward into the new year; It’s time for some vision fine-tuning, goals and planning.  Truthfully, we both have a lot of hopes and dreams that will require hard work and creativity to achieve.  We’re planning on a long discussion to look back and plan forward for our continued success in the new year.

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3 Powerful Ways to Get Unstuck and Into Action

by Alli Polin on September 23, 2014

Even when you're stuck, you can choose to move

Do you remember playing Freeze Dance when you were a kid?  You know, music played, you danced and suddenly, unexpectedly it would stop, and you’d freeze.  Stop, start, freeze, move, like a rhythm you were trying to outsmart, you’d try to be the last person standing without flinching in the freeze.  In life, most of us struggle at one time or another to get unstuck, but when playing Freeze Dance with focus and commitment, you’d try your hardest to get stuck in one place, knowing that the music would free you again.

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