What to Give People at Work: 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 During Your Career Retreat

What to do during your career retreat _ Red Cape Revolution

So you’ve decided you want a career retreat. It’s a gift of time you’re giving yourself to look at where you’ve been, and where you’re going. That’s pretty awesome. And if you’re retreating all by yourself, you’ve probably already completed the first big step: getting your career retreat scheduled and organized.  (If not, this article […]Read the full post >>

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 >>