Why The Red Cape for Red Cape Careers?

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

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“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 >>

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 >>

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 >>

Mine Your Mistakes: A Strategy For More Courage in Your Career

Mine Your Mistakes_ Career Courage Strategy from Coach Darcy(2)

Want more courage in your career? One place to start is to mine your mistakes. We all make them–even the smartest among us. Mining our mistakes helps us get clear about what’s gotten in our way in the past, so we can create new strategies to go forward. Here’s more in this short clip (4 […]Read the full post >>

Need More Courage in Your Career? A Dozen Questions to Answer Now

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If you need more courage in your career, you’re not alone. It’s more challenging than ever to be brave at work. No matter how wonderful our company is, we can often feel like we’re balancing on a tightrope if we try to push out of the corporate comfort zone. As you dig deep for more […]Read the full post >>

Celebrating Success at Work: What’s Your One Shining Moment?

Celebrating success at work _ Red Cape Revolution

If you’re a US college basketball fan, you’ve no doubt heard the song One Shining Moment. It’s traditionally played at the end of the NCAA tournaments, accompanied by action-packed and emotion-filled clips of the competition’s players, coaches, and fans. “That one shining moment, you reached for the sky– One shining moment, you knew– One shining […]Read the full post >>