How to Ask for More Support at Work

How to Ask for More Support At Work Red Cape Revolution

If you’ve ever found yourself overwhelmed by your to-do list at work, you’re not alone. And while you quietly know you’re capable of doing the things on the list, you might wonder whether you should be doing some of them—especially those things that aren’t making the biggest difference for your company or for your career. […]Read the full post >>

Why I Wrote “Red Cape Rescue: Save Your Career Without Leaving Your Job”

why I wrote red cape rescue

As I look back on this year, I’ve been asked this question so many times: WHY did I write “Red Cape Rescue: Save Your Career Without Leaving Your Job”? Here’s why: you have more options than you think, and more power than you know. More in the video below.  Get the book on Amazon here […]Read the full post >>

End the Year Strong, Part 1: Define Your Career Progress [VIDEO]

End the Year Strong: Define Your Career Progress

If you’re ready to end the year strong, then first you need to define your career progress. Wait . . progress? Not achievements, accomplishments, or wins? Nope. Truth is, our work today can’t always be measured by reaching a finish line. So many of the knowledge-based tasks we do each day are part of bigger, […]Read the full post >>

4 Career Questions to Ask Yourself On Your Birthday

Career Questions to Ask Yourself on Your Birthday_ Red Cape Revolution

For the most part, I love birthdays. What I don’t love about birthdays is they can sometimes make us think too much and ask ourselves all kinds of career questions: I’m all for deep thoughts. But too often the birthday-triggered thoughts sound something like this: What am I doing with my life? Does my work […]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 >>

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 >>

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 >>