Here’s Why Making Career Decisions Is Hard (& How To Make Them Easier)

Why Making Career Decisions is Hard Red Cape Revolution

Let’s face it: when it comes to making career decisions, even the sharpest among us can struggle. Yes, even when we’re lucky enough to choose between something great and something equally great, we swirl and spend endless joules of human energy worrying about our decisions, sometimes giving up and just deciding to make none at […]Read the full post >>

Yes, Write a Farewell Email to Coworkers (Here’s What to Say)

Write a Farewell Email to Coworkers Red Cape Revolution

When you’re leaving your job, you’ve got to write a farewell email to coworkers. Even if I’m laid off along with many others? Yes. Even if I didn’t really get along with them in the first place? Absolutely. Because no matter how or why you’re leaving, what you do when you leave is critical. It […]Read the full post >>

How to Start Finding What’s Next: A Guide to What’s Working Now

How to Start Finding What's Next _ Red Cape Revolution

Maybe you’re ready for more in your life at work. That might mean more opportunity, money, meaning, or growth. Feels like a million paths to get there, right? But how do you START finding what’s next at work? Where should you look? What’s the first step? It’s confusing, isn’t it? Honestly, there’s an awful lot […]Read the full post >>

What’s Your New Year’s Revolution (Yes, I Said Revolution)

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Every January, I fall into the trap of thinking a lot about resolutions.  A LOT.  You? Probably, too. Read on. Here’s a snapshot of my mental dialogue: “Hmm. . .hello new year. So what do I want to resolve to do different . . . anything?  Everything? But if I make resolutions, will I keep […]Read the full post >>

What to Do During Your Career Retreat

What to do during your career retreat _ Red Cape Revolution

So you’ve decided you want a career retreat. It’s a gift of time you’re giving yourself to look at where you’ve been, and where you’re going. That’s pretty awesome. And if you’re retreating all by yourself, you’ve probably already completed the first big step: getting your career retreat scheduled and organized.  (If not, this article […]Read the full post >>

How to Assess Risk in Your Career (Free Worksheet, Too)

how to assess risk in your career _ Red Cape Revolution

RISK is definitely a four-letter word for most of us. Like FEAR. Or PAIN. Truth is, we live in a world where risk is inevitable, especially in our world of work. But with all the risk surrounding us, how do we assess it, evaluate it, and make brave decisions without being stupid? The secret is […]Read the full post >>

Should You Quit Your Job? Four Signs to Watch

Should you quit your job_ Red Cape Revolution

You’re folding yourself out of  bed on on a rainy Monday morning. You’re brushing your teeth, combing your hair, and looking for the jacket that doesn’t have the coffee spot on it. You’ve already snuck a peek—or three—at your mobile device, and your brain is starting to inbox what’s waiting for you at the office. […]Read the full post >>

Time to Decide What’s Next in Your Career? Don’t Fall Into These 3 Traps

Time to decide what's next in your career_ Don't fall into these 3 traps

Maybe you know it’s time to decide what’s next in your career. If so, congrats. And, a warning. Deciding what’s next comes with gaping-jawed bear traps, into which even the smartest, most talented and careerstrong people fall. Let’s mark them on the map now so you don’t lose a limb. Psst–my Ultimate Checklist to Better […]Read the full post >>