Managing The Messy Middle In Your Projects (& Your Career)

Managing the Messy Middle In Your Projects (& Your Career) _ Red Cape Revolution

If you’re engaged in any work that’s worthwhile, I can promise you this: It’s going to have a messy middle. That big project you’re leading at work? I don’t care how many times you’ve run the same plan before, it’ll all fall apart somewhere before everything falls into place. Your carefully navigated career? The days […]Read the full post >>

Celebrating Success at Work: What’s Your One Shining Moment?

Celebrating success at work _ Red Cape Revolution

If you’re a US college basketball fan, you’ve no doubt heard the song One Shining Moment. It’s traditionally played at the end of the NCAA tournaments, accompanied by action-packed and emotion-filled clips of the competition’s players, coaches, and fans. “That one shining moment, you reached for the sky– One shining moment, you knew– One shining […]Read the full post >>

3 Strategies to Get Your Ideas Get Heard (When No One Seems to Notice) –VIDEO

Have you ever struggled to get your ideas heard? If you’re like the reader who submitted this question, you’re frustrated when you have great ideas and they don’t seem to get noticed or even heard. If that’s you, here are my three strategies you can use right now. (Note: this video was originally recorded live […]Read the full post >>

Tell Your Story at Work: 21 Questions to Get You Started

Tell Your Story at Work_ 21 Questions to Get You Started

Our brains are emotionally wired to respond to stories better than we respond to facts, figures or other data. So if you’re not using stories to influence and connect with others, you’re missing a key element from your professional practices. But how do you tell your story at work, and use it to build relationships, […]Read the full post >>

How to Recover When You Fail [VIDEO]

How to Recover When You Fail

If you want to take on greater levels of leadership and personal success, it’s inevitable that you’ll need to know how to recover when you fail. Don’t believe the fantasy that you’ll be the one who’s immune. Mistakes, errors, goofs, failures–they’re all an essential part of our growth. But they’re typically painful, awkward, and draining. […]Read the full post >>