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 >>

How to Make Work Easier: 7 Experiments to Save Time, Money & Stress

How to Make Work Easier_ 7 Experiments_ Red Cape Revolution

Ever wonder how to make work easier? Nope, the ole’ button from our friends at Staples won’t do it. . . But trying new things will. I’m a huge fan of the workplace experiment. Yes, even in your set-in-our-ways workplace, there’s room for a few tests. Experiments, pilots, test runs: they’re low risk/high reward strategies […]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 >>