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 >>

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. Listen […]Read the full post >>