Watch Your Language: How to Talk to Yourself in Times of Crisis

How to Talk to Yourself In Times of Crisis_ Red Cape Revolution

My big wish for you, my friend, is that you never, EVER have to experience times of crisis again in your life. Sadly, I know that wish probably won’t come true. You and I both know that in our wild world of work and life, a crisis can initiate from the outside at a moment’s […]Read the full post >>

How to Build Ordinary Resilience: My Chat with Luis Velasquez (VIDEO)

If there’s anything we need now in our world of work, it’s more resilience. But often, we feel it’s the sole providence of the exceptional, the special, the superheroic. That couldn’t be farther from the truth. Meet my friend Luis Velasquez, and watch our conversation about his new book, “Ordinary Resilience: Rethinking How Effective Leaders […]Read the full post >>

Understanding the Battle Inside Your Brain (and How to Win It)

How Do You Win the Battle of the Brain (Coach Darcy Answers) Red Cape Revolution

Ever feel like you’re fighting a battle inside your brain? On one hand, you have thoughts that say “I can do this, I really want to do that.” But we’re conflicted, hearing other voices in our head that say, “You can’t do that! You shouldn’t do that!” It’s exhausting–and holds us back from what we’re […]Read the full post >>

5 Scary Career Moves You’re Making (And What to Do Instead)

5 Scary Career Moves _ Coach Darcy Eikenberg

Made any scary career moves lately? Not like deciding to leave your accounting job and start a goat farm . . .or leaving your goat farm to join an accounting firm. No, the true scary moves are ones you’re making without even realizing you’re making them. They’re the ones getting in the way of your […]Read the full post >>

1 Way to Track Your Career Progress This Year [VIDEO TRAINING]

1 Way to Track Your Career Progress Red Cape Revolution

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 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 about our lives and our careers. 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 really matter? […]Read the full post >>

How Do You Build Confidence at Work When You Don’t Have the Answers? Here’s What to Say

How do you build confidence at work Red Cape Revolution

“I need to build confidence at work with my team and leaders right now. But everything’s so uncertain in our company—heck, in the WORLD!  How can I build confidence when I don’t have all the answers? And how can I feel confident in myself when I’m feeling kinda lost?” My coaching client asked me this […]Read the full post >>

Why The Red Cape?

why the red cape | Red Cape Revolution

“Why the red cape?” asked a reader who’d just found my book, Red Cape Rescue: Save Your Career Without Leaving Your Job. Here’s why. Remember when you were a kid, and you grabbed a towel or a sheet and flung it around your shoulders? You felt confident. Courageous. In control—even if you only controlled the […]Read the full post >>

How to Tell Your Story at Work [VIDEO & ACTION SHEET]

How to Tell Your Story at Work with Coach Darcy Red Cape Revolution-1

Do you struggle with how to tell your story at work? When you try, does it seem like either folks don’t get it—or don’t see why it’s important? You’re not alone. Learning how to tell your story at work is a skill most of us were never taught. But in a competitive job market, it’s […]Read the full post >>