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

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

My big wish for you, my friend, is that you never, EVER have to experience times of crisis again in your life. Sadly, I know that wish probably won’t come true. You and I both know that in our wild world of work and life, a crisis can initiate from the outside at a moment’s […]Read the full post >>

Find More Time for What Matters (Without Working More) [VIDEO]

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What would you do if you could find more time for what matters in your career, work or life? What hot projects would get started–or finished? What relationships would be strengthened? How would you bring your superpowers to work if only you could find more TIME? This topic comes up often when I’m coaching successful […]Read the full post >>

How to Build Ordinary Resilience: My Chat with Luis Velasquez (VIDEO)

If there’s anything we need now in our world of work, it’s more resilience. But often, we feel it’s the sole providence of the exceptional, the special, the superheroic. That couldn’t be farther from the truth. Meet my friend Luis Velasquez, and watch our conversation about his new book, “Ordinary Resilience: Rethinking How Effective Leaders […]Read the full post >>

13 Ways to Create Career Independence

13 Ways to Create Career Independence Red Cape Revolution

Once again, it’s Independence Day in the United States of America. It’s a good time to remind ourselves of all the ways we can exercise our independence, especially in our career. So, in honor of the thirteen original colonies that bravely started this union, here are thirteen ideas (plus tools) you can use this holiday […]Read the full post >>

Managing Change at Work? Hit the Reset Button

When we’re managing change at work, it’s easy to get stuck. We can feel lost, confused, and believe we’ll never get to the other side—whatever that looks like. Since managing change won’t go away, we need to learn new skills about how to adapt and thrive. In this video, I share the ways we all […]Read the full post >>

Reset Your Remote Team: 4 Fresh Strategies

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Hybrid? WFH? WTF! Here’s the truth: if you’re a knowledge worker in a large organization today, you’re probably working with some combination of a remote team, sometime, somewhere.   Maybe you’re in the office, but others aren’t. Or maybe you’re all there together–but just for a day or two. Or maybe everyone in your company […]Read the full post >>

Reset Your Mindset: (VIDEO)

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Ready for a fresh start, whenever you’re watching this? Whether it’s January or June, you deserve to reset your mindset. Your mindset In this short video (<3 minutes), I share a strategy you can use to reset your thinking and create the space for anything you need to do. Reset Your Mindset Here’s the transcript […]Read the full post >>

3 Reasons to Take a Vacation (Psst: It’s a Career Strategy)

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What if the best career strategy you could put in place right now was to plan—and take—your next vacation? Sounds crazy, right? I mean, how can taking time off possibly help grow your career? Haven’t you and I learned that the only way to career success is to work harder, stay focused, and not take […]Read the full post >>

Understanding the Battle Inside Your Brain (and How to Win It)

How Do You Win the Battle of the Brain (Coach Darcy Answers) Red Cape Revolution

Ever feel like you’re fighting a battle inside your brain? On one hand, you have thoughts that say “I can do this, I really want to do that.” But we’re conflicted, hearing other voices in our head that say, “You can’t do that! You shouldn’t do that!” It’s exhausting–and holds us back from what we’re […]Read the full post >>

Advice for the Graduating Class (& What We’re Asking of You Now)

Advice for the Graduating Class Red Cape Revolution

Well, here you are— our next graduating class. Congrats! Is it a magic moment? Or a time of chaos? Those of us who love you wish we were simply spouting cliches and trite doses of inspirational wisdom right now . . ones you could sleep through before you head to the next picnic or party. […]Read the full post >>