Managing Upward: Common Mistakes & 5 Steps to Avoid Them (+ Scripts)

Managing Upward _ Red Cape Revolution

Managing upward can seem like managing through a minefield. One misstep, and . . . BOOM! But let’s face it. If you’re a smart professional who wants to do good things for your company and your career, you’ve got to master the skill of managing upward–effectively communicating with and influencing your boss and other leaders […]Read the full post >>

What to Give People at Work: Unexpected Holiday Ideas for Professionals

What to Give People at Work _ Red Cape Revolution

The clock’s ticking down to figure out what to give everyone this holiday season–and my stress level’s going up. If you’re in the same tinseled boat, here are a few ideas that may kick up your gift-Q without deflating your money-Q. They’re all appropriate for the gift-worthy people at work, too. (Note: Any Amazon links […]Read the full post >>

What to Do When You Get Negative Feedback at Work: 3 Power Moves

What to Do When You Get Negative Feedback at Work_ Red Cape Revolution

It’s inevitable that at some point across your career, you’ll be the unfortunate recipient of negative feedback at work. If it hasn’t happened to you, well, just wait a little longer. Negative feedback at work can pop up in a million different ways–and not just during formal annual reviews or performance conversations. It can happen […]Read the full post >>