Polly White spends most of her time on the "folks." Whether it is helping owners and managers learn how to get the best out of their people or walking companies through a complex HR situation, Polly's expertise is unparalleled. She has that unique ability to understand people, their behaviors and personalities. More importantly, she knows how to teach these skills to others. Those who have had the privilege of learning from Polly come away with the knowledge and techniques to make better hires, promote employees who will succeed, retain their talented workers and motivate their team to the highest levels of performance.
In 2012 Polly decided to tackle social media in general and Twitter specifically. She learned how to use Twitter to reach small business people – allowing her to broaden the “Doug & Polly” audience. Today, Doug and Polly have more than 125,000 followers who benefit from their articles, assessments, podcasts and videos.
Polly has worked with some of the largest companies in the US, but prefers to use her skills to help the frontline of American business – the small business owner. She understands what it takes to grow a company. She has experienced the trials, the sleepless nights and the triumphs that come with owning businesses – after all, she has more than 25 year of experience as a business leader and owner. Polly holds a Bachelor in Business from Averett University where she finished first in her class. She also holds a MA in Human Resource Development from The George Washington University.
Polly spends her free time sitting on several civic and nonprofit boards and committees and leading her church choir. She loves cooking for family and friends, traveling with her husband and the guilty pleasure of watching cat videos.