Author: Rick Levine

Untrained Heart: What If No One Cared I Work Hard, Hate My Job or Have Great Ideas

I know people that say the following on a regular basis. Save the judgements for a moment and just listen to their rants. No one cares how hard I work. I can show up before everyone else. I can leave after everyone else. I can write longer emails. I can express more opinions in meetings. But, there will be no recognition of my efforts because they are not important. No…

Conversation stalled? Use a mirror or lay a brick

There is a profound moment I experience when I am talking with a work colleague and I suddenly have nothing to say. The topic of conversation might be about the weather. Or, the dialogue may be an important discussion related to a decision that affects both of us, and the company. What happens in that pause, in that space where another person is waiting on my response and I have…