Why The Red Cape for Red Cape Careers?

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“Why the red cape?” asked a friend who’d just found our free Red Cape Career daily audio series online. If you’ve been wondering the same question, here’s our story. Remember when you were a kid, and you grabbed a towel or a sheet and flung it around your shoulders? You felt confident. Courageous, even. And […]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 >>

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 >>

Tell me: where do you need a networking nudge?

Where do you need a networking nudge Red Cape Revolution

Where do YOU need a networking nudge? I want to hear from you! Watch this short (<3 min) video first, and then email me your reply.  Seriously, I want to hear from YOU! While we’re on the subject, here are a few more networking tools for you: I’ve Written the Networking Emails for You […]Read the full post >>

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

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

In times of crisis–when your world seems to be falling apart at the seams–you’ve got to remember one thing. You only control three things: Everything you do Everything you say,and Everything you think. That’s it. And that’s a lot. But during times of crisis, it’s easy for us to slip into a constant refrain of […]Read the full post >>

Mastering the Art of Bragging: You Asked; I Answered

Mastering the Art of Bragging Q&A _ Red Cape Revolution

Earlier this year, I taught my popular webinar, “Mastering the Art of Bragging: What Today’s Professionals & Other Humble Leaders Need to Know” for alumni of the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. The full webinar is private to their group**, but here’s a short video that shares of my point of view here […]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. 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? Am I getting ahead in my […]Read the full post >>

If I Was Your Mom: Advice for a Red Cape Career

career advice for a red cape career _ Red Cape Revolution

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 >>

How to Ask for More Support at Work

how to ask for more support at work _ Red Cape Revolution _ Darcy Eikenberg, PCC

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 >>