News of the World. Atlanta Public Schools. Your brother’s company; your neighbor’s office. It’s the damn workplace culture. When it’s good, things seem to click. When it’s bad, though, it generates actions that feel wasteful (at best) and even unethical (at worst). Well, I have a secret to tell you. And you’re not gonna like it, especially if you’ve gotten used to using “the culture” as an excuse for the way things are at work–a way to lay blame for the things you don’t like doing, thinking, or believing; but do, think and believe anyway. […]Read the full post >>
Some of my work in the Red Cape Revolution involves building people’s abilities (and often the confidence!) to shake up the status quo and create the work and career change they need. Most see changes from the very start of our work together, and that feeds their desire–and willingness–to work toward more.
After reading my post Are You Crazy Curious?, several readers asked me a variation on this question: “I’m already crazy curious about something that I think could move my work/career/success forward, but I’m not sure how to find the answers I need. Help!” Well, I say the answers are in the questions. In good questions […]Read the full post >>
How often have you heard someone in your office, when faced with a detailed explanation, say “hey, dude, TMI (too much information)–I don’t wanna know.” But the reality is that knowing more–just a little more–can open up the lucky strikes you’re looking for—those flashes of possibility that become part of your superpowers. How many times […]Read the full post >>
Lazy days of summer–ha!! From what I hear from many of you, you’re busy thinking about–if not yet doing — the work to discover your superpowers, put on your red cape and start bringing it all to your career and life! Well, we want to hear from you!! Tell our Red Cape Revolutionaries your stories, […]Read the full post >>