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 >>

Conflict at Work? Imagine Positive Intent First

Conflict at Work Imagine Positive Intent Red Cape Revolution

Whether you’ve been working for a few years or a few decades, you’re going to have conflict at work. I promise (even though that’s a sucky promise to have to make.) There’s no way around it. Conflict is a normal part of challenging each other’s thinking. When managed well, it actually helps us see new […]Read the full post >>

8 Secrets to Better Presentation Skills (& A Few Will Surprise You)

8 secrets to better presentation skills Red Cape Revolution

Getting ready for your next presentation? Whether it’s in front of two people, 200 or 2000, it stuns me that we STILL continue to create —-and endure—hours of bad presentations in our workplaces and communities. This has to stop. It’s time to reveal the secrets to better presentation skills. Some you know and still don’t […]Read the full post >>

How to Fight the Great Resignation: What to Say So People Stay

How to Fight the Great Resignation Red Cape Revolution

Chances are, the Great Resignation trend has hit your workplace. Good people are leaving—some with notice, others with none. If you’re a leader or manager, it can feel personal—no matter how much the pundits talk about the trends. As a leader or manager, can you fight the Great Resignation? Absolutely. And your people are worth […]Read the full post >>

Finding Your Red Thread with Tamsen Webster [VIDEO INTERVIEW]

Meet Tamsen Webster with Coach Darcy Eikenberg

If you’ve ever tried to communicate your big idea to your team, colleagues, or maybe even outside struggled with getting your ideas heard, you’ll want to watch my interview with story guru Tamsen Webster. Tamsen’s the author of Find Your Red Thread: Make Your Big Ideas Irresistible, and shows us how to shift our ideas […]Read the full post >>

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 >>