How Do I Say No at Work? Scripts & Strategies You Need Now

How Do I Say No at Work Red Cape Revolution

You’ve heard the success advice before: “Raise your hand for every opportunity.” “Volunteer for more projects.” “Say yes to everything.” And that’s all great, with one exception. When you’re overloaded and stressed, saying yes to too much is just stupid. (Okay, “stupid” is a bit harsh, especially for a nice person like me. Let me […]Read the full post >>

Is it Time to Have a Tough Conversation at Work? Here’s the Script (& How to Get Started)

is it time to have a tough conversation at work Red Cape Revolution

Here’s the fact: we avoid honest, tough conversations at work because we fear the consequences. We don’t want anyone to be hurt. Insulted. Angry. And that’s okay. Because that’s just human. (Which is good, by the way, since we need a little more humanity at work.) But what’s also human is to discover you’re at […]Read the full post >>

When Someone You Love Hates Their Job: A Reader Question Answered

When Someone You Love Hates Their Job | Red Cape Revolution

When someone you love hates their job, what can you do? Sure, you want to help, but how? Here’s the question my reader asked: My husband hates his job. He’s in charge of a large company and is constantly miserable and grumpy. He says he can’t quit because he needs money for our kids in […]Read the full post >>

Are You a Follow Up Failure? How to Stand Out By Checking In

Are you a follow up failure Red Cape Revolution-2

Here’s a true story of follow up failure . . . Once upon a time, in a land of accelerated unemployment, a well-connected and experienced coach volunteered to share advice at a national online career fair. During the event, she talked to 15 different job seekers from all walks of life. At the end of […]Read the full post >>

How Do I Get 500 Connections on LinkedIn? (5 Steps & Scripts)

Get 500 connections on LinkedIn _ Darcy Eikenberg

“How do I get 500 connections on LinkedIn?,” she sighed. “And does LinkedIn really matter anyway?” Let’s cut to the chase, last question first. Yes, if you’re a professional working today, you’re just being lazy if you’re not on LinkedIn. It matters. Sorry to be so blunt, but dancing around it doesn’t help. And even […]Read the full post >>

Creating Introvert-Friendly Workplaces with Jennifer Kahnweiler [VIDEO INTERVIEW]

Introvert-Friendly Workplaces with Coach Darcy and Jennifer Kahnweiler | Red Cape Revolution

Is your workplace introvert-friendly? Whether you work remotely or go to a physical office each day, our work environment makes a difference to not only our productivity, but our emotional and physical health, too. If you’re an introvert, you’ll appreciate the strategies we discuss here that support you. Or, if you’re an extrovert, our conversation […]Read the full post >>

Is it Time for a Relationship Reset at Work? How to Know & What to Do

Time for a Relationship Reset at Work _ Red Cape Revolution

It’d been six months since Sarah’s colleague Alexandra became her new boss. She was fine with it at the time, and even relieved that someone who knew her well would now be in charge of the department. And then . . .things changed. Sarah couldn’t put her finger on it, but she noticed she was […]Read the full post >>

5 Career Mistakes You’re Making (But Breathe. All Can Be Fixed)

You’d think that with all the info available at our fingertips that we could forever cease making career mistakes. And you’d be wrong. Career mistakes are not only common, but they’re happening more often than ever as we get caught up listening to old, outdated advice–advice that no longer works for our real lives at […]Read the full post >>