Managing Through a PIP (Performance Improvement Plan)–What to Do & Say

Managing Through A PIP (Performance Improvement Plan) _ Red Cape Revolution

Even the best of us have gotten our signals crossed at work. And when things get troublesome, we’ve found ourselves managing through a PIP: a performance improvement plan. A reader wrote recently and asked me about managing through hers. Here’s her story, and my suggestions for managing through your own PIP with clarity, confidence, and […]Read the full post >>

Four Leadership Strategies To Build More Trust (Psst: They’re Unexpected)

Leadership Strategies to Build More Trust _ Red Cape Revolution

What if I had a magic pill that would instantly make you a better leader? You know, the kind people talk about, fondly, for years –even long after they’ve left the organization? Well, that magic pill exists. It’s called TRUST. We all know when we don’t trust someone. But we don’t always know when someone […]Read the full post >>

When You Don’t Trust Your Gut (3 Questions to Ask)

When you don't trust your gut _ Red Cape Revolution

I’m a big fan of intuition, but here’s one thing I know. You can’t always trust your gut. Sure, that’s a scandalous thing to claim today in an age when leaders are being asked to be more emotionally intelligent, insightful and empathic than ever before. Knowing yourself well–your values, your long-term vision and priorities, your […]Read the full post >>