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Pollen helps people break down barriers to build better connected communities. Founded in a belief that connecting is about more than exchanging business cards, we share the stories behind individuals, turn opportunities into realities, and champion getting off the couch to learn about the world.


A Letter from Pollen’s Editors: What you can expect this March
March 8, 2017


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September 01, 2017
Pollen will be back in September with Work Redux. Stay tuned for details.

Leaders aren’t always bosses. Bosses aren’t always leaders. And hierarchy has its flaws. On June 7, 2017, Pollenites came together to hear from leaders who are navigating a new way of doing business and have emerged from collaborative work environments relatively unscathed.