Here are five signs that your boss – specifically your editor – isn't listening to you:
1. Looking over your shoulder for the next person to enter the room
2. Looking at his watch
3. Checking her cell phone
4. Staring at a computer screen while talking over his shoulder
5. Interrupting you to run off to another meeting
Been there, seen all of the above.
We're familiar with the signs of someone who's not listening. But what does listening -- on those rare occasions it occurs – look like and sound like?
Sometimes sadness is like a drug that won’t let go.
On the morning after actor Philip Seymour Hoffman was found dead in New York with a needle in his arm, I spent several hours reading news stories, appreciations and old profiles written during his remarkable stage and film career.