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 >>

Accepting a Promotion? What to Say & Do Now

Accepting a Promotion Red Cape Revolution

Congrats! You’re accepting a promotion inside your company, and I’m so excited for you. You’ve earned it, and it couldn’t have happened to a better person. Now, as you dive in, a word of warning. Don’t make the same mistakes others have made. The path from here to your promoted happiness isn’t always clear, simple, […]Read the full post >>

Change Your Company’s Culture: How to Avoid Giving In (Or Giving Up)

Change your company's culture_ Red Cape Revolution(1)

Maybe you’ve TRIED to change your company’s culture. You’ve read books. Shared articles. Talked to your friends, and maybe even to HR. After all, you think, there are great people here, doing great work. They deserve better. Um, except for a few of them. Oh yes, them. The bad apples that spoil the whole bunch, […]Read the full post >>

Office Politics: What’s Really Going On (& What You Can Do)

“I thought this was my dream job,” Mark told me as he debated whether it was time to leave his company. “But right now, I hate the office politics.” Mark’s not alone. Most of us get annoyed with the crazy junior high dance we call “office politics.” But rather than shy away (’cause truthfully, they’re […]Read the full post >>