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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.