Make Work Easier in 2021: 8 Experiments to Save Time, Money & Stress

Make Work Easier in 2021 Red Cape Revolution

A client who leads a large team now 100% remotely, asked me this: “How can I make work easier in 2021 for my teams, my peers and even myself?” I paused for a minute, with no simple answers in sight, and no obvious easy button in a time that’s been hard for so many. But […]Read the full post >>

“I’m In a Box at Work: How Do I Get Out?” [VIDEO]

In a box at work-how do I grow Red Cape Revolution

It’s a struggle many of us have as we grow in our careers: once we’ve mastered what we’re great at, we’re ready for the next challenge. Except those who love us doing what we do (like our boss, leaders, and colleagues) aren’t always excited to help us move forward. That’s when we have to take […]Read the full post >>

Make the Most of Change: 3 Meaningful Actions to Take Now

Making the Most of Change _ Red Cape Revolution

If there’s anything a worldwide crisis has shown us already, it’s that the past is gone and the future’s not fully here yet. So what can we do to navigate through our work and lives right NOW? How can we make the most of change that’s happening around us? Binging on an endless diet of […]Read the full post >>

How to Be More Valuable at Work (In Any Economy)

How to be more valuable at work_ Red Cape Revolution

Are you feeling the pressure to be more valuable at work? Maybe you just want to keep your job safe when others are getting cut or temporarily furloughed. Or more likely, you know that your company, client or customer really needs the superpowers you bring right now. But it’s easy to forget about the value […]Read the full post >>

Watch Your Language: How to Talk to Yourself in Times of Crisis

How to Talk to Yourself In Times of Crisis_ Red Cape Revolution

In times of crisis–when your world seems to be falling apart at the seams–you’ve got to remember one thing. You only control three things: Everything you do Everything you say,and Everything you think. That’s it. And that’s a lot. But during times of crisis, it’s easy for us to slip into a constant refrain of […]Read the full post >>

How to Avoid Career Burnout (A Guide to What’s Working Now)

How to Avoid Career Burnout_ Red Cape Revolution

If you search “how to avoid career burnout,” you’ll discover tacit advice like: “Get some exercise,” or “Meditate to control your stress,” or “Manage your time better.” Which sounds lovely. But that kind of “wisdom” gives me indigestion. Truth is, the old school ways to avoid career burnout don’t work anymore. That makes sense, right? […]Read the full post >>

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 >>

Your Predictions on the Future of Work: 2020 Forward

Your Predictions on the Future of Work_ Red Cape Revolution

What’s the future of work in the new decade? Uhh. . .how long ya got? #bigquestions As I’m writing this, it’s a new year and even a new decade, depending on when you start counting. And as is true every new year, and especially every decade, experts come out of the filing cabinets with their […]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. Listen […]Read the full post >>