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 >>

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 >>

12 Simple Success Secrets from My Dad

Secrets of Success from my Dad

How did you learn the success secrets you use every single day? More importantly, how did you learn what success should look like for YOU? We’re surrounded by everyone else’s good ideas about what makes a successful life at work: more money, bigger teams, a higher profile, a larger budget. These might equal success for […]Read the full post >>

Is it Time to Have a Tough Conversation at Work? Here’s the Script (& How to Get Started)

is it time to have a tough conversation at work Red Cape Revolution

Here’s the fact: we avoid honest, tough conversations at work because we fear the consequences. We don’t want anyone to be hurt. Insulted. Angry. And that’s okay. Because that’s just human. (Which is good, by the way, since we need a little more humanity at work.) But what’s also human is to discover you’re at […]Read the full post >>

Confidence, Swagger & You: Meet Leslie Ehm [VIDEO]

Swagger with Leslie Ehm and Coach Darcy Red Cape Revolution

If the word “swagger” conjures up images of arrogant people bullying their way through your conference room, think again. There’s a new swagger in town, and it’s yours to take on right now, just as you are. Meet my friend Leslie Ehm, and grab her book “Swagger: Unleash Everything You Are and Become Everything You […]Read the full post >>

Get Clear With The Hollywood Approach: Meet Kristina Paider

The Hollywood Approach by Kristina Paider with Coach Darcy Red Cape Revolution(1)

Wish you could script your life like a movie? Well, my friend Kristina Paider tells us how in her book “The Hollywood Approach: Script Your Life Like a Hit Movie and Live Your Wildest Dreams.” Kristina Paider – known as “KP” – is a world-class marketer and storyteller. Her track record includes overseeing the marketing […]Read the full post >>

If I Was Your Mom: Advice for a Red Cape Career

If I was your mom Red Cape Revolution-1

Full disclosure: I’m not a mom. But as a coach, speaker & writer, it’s my responsibility to pass along the mom-like career advice that I know works—especially the ideas I’ve learned that ensure you create a red cape career. A red cape career is one where you’re bringing your superpowers to work, and you feel […]Read the full post >>

What to Do When You Don’t Feel Like Doing Anything at Work

What to do when you dont feel like doing anything at work Red Cape Revolution

It happens, even to the achievers among us. Sometimes, we don’t feel like doing anything at work. We’re stuck. Frozen, even (and not the Disney kind.) Oh sure, we can hear that teeny voice in our head saying, “Hey! There’s lots to do! Get busy, slacker!” But we just can’t find the right spark to […]Read the full post >>

Managing The Messy Middle In Your Projects (& Your Career)

Managing the Messy Middle In Your Projects (& Your Career) _ Red Cape Revolution

If you’re engaged in any work that’s worthwhile, I can promise you one thing: it’s going to have a messy middle. That big project you’re leading at work? I don’t care how many times you’ve run the same plan before, it’ll all fall apart somewhere before everything falls into place. Your carefully navigated career? The […]Read the full post >>