Lynne Levy

Lynne Levy is a Workhuman evangelist who lives and breathes helping organizations build cultures that bring out the best in the employees. Her mantra is “do what you love, love what you do.”

  • Let's change Boss's Day to Leader's Day.

    Let's change Boss's Day to Leader's Day.

    Boss's Day is a day for employees to thank their bosses for being kind and fair throughout the year. I would argue a boss who wants their people to appreciate them for being fair and kind is toxic.

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  • What my grandfather taught me about gratitude

    What my grandfather taught me about gratitude

    When you live with a sense of gratitude, it can transform your life to one of happiness and joy. When you work with a sense of gratitude, it can change cultures, engagement, and organizations.

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  • Workhuman Book Club: "Creating Mindful Leaders" by Joe Burton

    Workhuman Book Club: "Creating Mindful Leaders" by Joe Burton

    Joe outlines the latest research on stress and burnout and walks the reader through simple, research-based tools every professional can leverage to become more mindful, productive, and happy.

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  • Don’t wait for HR – build your work family

    Don’t wait for HR – build your work family

    Working in a culture that is like a family is good for employees, customers, and business. Here are four practical tips for building a sense of community at work.

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  • Finally, we can measure how work really gets done.

    Finally, we can measure how work really gets done.

    Human applications drive frequent, peer-to-peer interactions, which strengthen relationships and build a culture of positivity.

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  • Let freedom reign: the employee manifesto

    Let freedom reign: the employee manifesto

    As we head towards Labor Day, let's evolve the conversation around the employee to one where work is treated as a relationship, as opposed to a contract.

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  • Goals: make them big and audacious

    Goals: make them big and audacious

    A BHAG is an idea from “Built to Last,” Jim Collins' classic business book. It means Big, Hairy, Audacious Goal – a goal that's far out of reach, but not too far. Your BHAG is your Everest.

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  • 6 myths of do-it-yourself (DIY) recognition programs

    6 myths of do-it-yourself (DIY) recognition programs

    Homegrown recognition solutions rarely improve engagement, trust, or productivity – regardless of the form they take. In many cases, they can actually increase disengagement.

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  • U.S. women's soccer team amplifies gender equity

    U.S. women's soccer team amplifies gender equity

    The roar of the crowds at the FIFA Women’s World Cup and the parade in New York City for the U.S. women’s soccer team gave power to women of all ages in owning their value, worth, and humanity.

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  • Workhuman Book Club: "How Performance Management Is Killing Performance – and What to Do About It,” by M. Tamra Chandler

    Workhuman Book Club: "How Performance Management Is Killing Performance – and What to Do About It,” by M. Tamra Chandler

    In addition to focusing on team performance, Tamra outlines eight “shake-the-kaleidoscope” mindset changes that leaders must embrace to create high performance.

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  • Workhuman Book Club: "Unlocking High Performance" by Jason Lauritsen

    Workhuman Book Club: "Unlocking High Performance" by Jason Lauritsen

    In his new book, Jason challenges readers to question HR norms in order to unlock development and growth within organizations. We recap our six key takeaways.

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  • Workhuman Book Club: "The Trust Edge" by David Horsager

    Workhuman Book Club: "The Trust Edge" by David Horsager

    Today, traditional leadership hierarchies are being replaced by networked, social organizations. In these settings, building a trusted culture is more crucial than ever.

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  • How Stories Impact Your Ability to Lead

    How Stories Impact Your Ability to Lead

    What stories go through your head as you walk around your office? As you meet with your team? Stories impact leadership, innovation, and productivity. Learn tips for re-framing negative stories.

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  • 7 Steps to Address the Pay Gap #equalpayday

    7 Steps to Address the Pay Gap #equalpayday

    Today is Equal Pay Day, symbolizing how far into the year women must work to earn what men earned in the previous year. These takeaways from Workhuman 2019 will help you address that gap.

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  • Give feedback like a golf instructor

    Give feedback like a golf instructor

    When someone new to golf takes a lesson, there could be 100 things they must learn. But a good instructor tells the golfer to change one thing. Apply this process to feedback at work.

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  • Courage at Work: Lessons from Brené Brown

    Courage at Work: Lessons from Brené Brown

    From being vulnerable to living values and focusing on trust, Brené took the stage at Workhuman 2019 to share the teachable skills required for courageous leadership in the future of work.

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  • Women of Workhuman: An Interview with Lauren Zajac

    Women of Workhuman: An Interview with Lauren Zajac

    In celebration of International Women's Day this Friday, Lauren shares her take on balance in the tech world, from how to achieve work-life balance to how women can find their voice in the boardroom.

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  • Employee Appreciation Day: More Than Pizza and Cupcakes

    Employee Appreciation Day: More Than Pizza and Cupcakes

    There’s nothing inherently wrong with throwing a party today. Just remember that employees do their best work with sugar and a sense of shared purpose.

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  • Gratitude for Beginners

    Gratitude for Beginners

    Lynne Levy shares who she is grateful for this International Women's Day and four simple ways to build gratitude into our daily work and interactions.

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  • The Role of Storytelling in Delivering Effective Feedback

    The Role of Storytelling in Delivering Effective Feedback

    Stories turn feedback, which makes us ruminate, into contextual feedback that helps us learn and grow. Stories add an emotional element that provides clarity.

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