Leading Inclusion: My Interview with Gena Cox (VIDEO)

Gena Cox and Coach Darcy Red Cape Revolution

Many of us are talking about diversity, equity and inclusion in our workplaces, but how do we make it happen? The problems and conflicts in our world seem insurmountable, and yet, as leaders, we can’t give up on creating change that matters. That’s why it’s the perfect time to talk to my friend Gena Cox, […]Read the full post >>

3 Scary People at Work (& What to Do If One Is You)

3 scary people at work -Red Cape Revolution

No matter whether you’re working remotely or marching mask-first into a traditional office, my bet is that you’ve got a few scary people at work with you. I don’t mean the Slack stalker or the security guard who gives you the stink eye. Those people aren’t truly scary, and you’ve probably figured out how to […]Read the full post >>

The Fastest Way to Debrief After a Crisis: A Leader’s Guide

Fastest way to debrief after a crisis Red Cape Revolution

If you lead a team, business, professional organization or even a family, at some point you’ll go through a crisis. Maybe it’ll be huge, like a storm that impacts your entire community . . . or a virus that attacks the entire world. Or, in simpler times, it might be is that the crisis at […]Read the full post >>

Reset Your Remote Team: 4 Fresh Strategies

Reset Your Remote Team Red Cape Revolution

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 >>

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 >>

How to Fight the Great Resignation: What to Say So People Stay

How to Fight the Great Resignation Red Cape Revolution

Chances are, the Great Resignation trend has hit your workplace. Good people are leaving—some with notice, others with none. If you’re a leader or manager, it can feel personal—no matter how much the pundits talk about the trends. As a leader or manager, can you fight the Great Resignation? Absolutely. And your people are worth […]Read the full post >>

Find Permission to Glow with Kristoffer “KC” Carter [VIDEO INTERVIEW]

Kristoffer Carter interview Coach Darcy Eikenberg

One of my favorite lines from my friend Kristoffer (KC) Carter’s new book is this: “The greater the volatility, the more determined we must be to slow down and make better decisions.” It’s something I need to remember, often. Maybe you do, too. That’s why it’s the perfect time for KC’s book,  “Permission to Glow: […]Read the full post >>

Help Your People Want to Stay: How to Show More Appreciation at Work

How to Show More Appreciation at Work Red Cape Revolution

Here’s a real-life story about how showing appreciation at work matters. In the veggie aisle of the supermarket, I ran into a top manager who works for one of my leadership coaching clients (let’s call him B.) While the coaching conversations are confidential, the leader I coach had told this manager and his other direct […]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 >>