How to Drop Some Balls at Work (& Know All Will Be Fine) [VIDEO INTERVIEW]

How to Drop Some Balls Coach Darcy Eikenberg(1)

If you’ve ever felt overwhelmed and worried that you have too much to do at work, it’s time to drop some balls. Wait—what? Surprise! There’s a success strategy in doing less, without missing out on opportunities, being thought of as lazy, or feeling guilty for not acting like a “team player.” Hard for you to […]Read the full post >>

When Back-to-School Means Back to Your Goals: 3 Actions to Take Now

When Back to School Means Back to Your Goals Red Cape Revolution

For kids, back-to-school means buses and backpacks. But for grown-ups like you, the turn of the season might jump-start your desire to get back to your goals—the ones you have for your career and life. We’re suddenly motivated to look at the list of goals and projects we conjured up on January 1 and—after our […]Read the full post >>

Does Your Spirit Need a Workout, Too? Meet Kate Eckman [VIDEO]

Kate Eckman and Coach Darcy Red Cape Revolution(1)

The world tells us to work out our bodies. Goodness knows we seem to work out our brains, maybe too much. But work out our spirit, that inner part of us that keeps us moving forward? How exactly do we go about doing that? Meet my friend Kate Eckman, whose new book gives us the […]Read the full post >>

How Do I Say No at Work? Scripts & Strategies You Need Now

How Do I Say No at Work Red Cape Revolution

You’ve heard the success advice before: “Raise your hand for every opportunity.” “Volunteer for more projects.” “Say yes to everything.” And that’s all great, with one exception. When you’re overloaded and stressed, saying yes to too much is just stupid. (Okay, “stupid” is a bit harsh, especially for a nice person like me. Let me […]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 >>

3 April Fools Tricks for Work (& They Might Surprise You)

Want some great April Fools tricks for work? Forget about the fake memo about the company takeover or second-grade pranks. Instead, put your red cape on and watch everyone be amazed with these tricks. 3 April Fool’s Day Tricks for Work 1. Smile the entire day. Shake up your Zoom meetings by making sure there’s […]Read the full post >>

Need to Reprioritize at Work? Time to Drop Some Balls [VIDEO]

Need to Reprioritize at Work Red Cape Revolution

When there’s so much to do, it’s up to you to reprioritize at work. Your team’s not going to do it for you. Your leaders likely can’t do it, either. Nope, if it’s making an impact on you, it’s your time to take control and look hard at all the priorities on your plate. But […]Read the full post >>

“Help! I Have Too Many Priorities!” What To Do When That Is You

I Have Too Many Priorities Red Cape Revolution

My client came back to work after a fun, relaxing holiday break. She was revved and ready for action. Until she made her to-do list and saw she had too many priorities–too many items all screaming to be first. “I don’t know where to start,” she told me in our coaching conversation later that day. […]Read the full post >>