Leading Through Change? The Counterintuitive Power Move to Make Now

Leading through change_ Red Cape Revolution

If you’re leading through change, you’re probably getting more advice than you can absorb. “Embrace ambiguity.” “Onward & upward!” “Whatever you do, just keep moving.” ACK. I recently did a review of the top articles that appear when you google “leading through change,” and not only was much of the advice outdated, it was in […]Read the full post >>

How Do You Know When It’s Not Working at Work? (The Project, The Job, The Hire, or Anything)

How Do You Know If It's Not Working at Work _ Red Cape Revolution

“How do you know when it’s not working, really?” I was sharing a bottle of wine one evening with team leaders who are struggling through a complicated change management project. The leader who spoke continued on. “I don’t get it. I’ve been part of these changes  before, but somehow, this one’s different. Another colleague waved […]Read the full post >>

What Does A Coach Do? 3 Things You Might Not Realize (VIDEO)

What Exactly Does a Coach Do_ Coach Darcy Explains (b)

So, what does a coach do–really? One of our readers asked this question recently as their manager was offering to “coach” them. In this video, Coach Darcy Eikenberg shares the three things a coach REALLY does (and should do)–whether it’s a full-time professional like Coach Darcy, or someone else in your organization who’s coaching. Or […]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 >>