Help! I’m Afraid to Ask for More Money at Work (& What to Do If That’s You)

Help! I'm Afraid to Ask for More Money (& What to Do Now _ RedCapeRevolution.com

“I think I’m worth more, but honestly, Darcy, I’m afraid to ask for more money at work. What if it ticks my boss off? Do I look greedy? Or what if she says no? Or even worse, what if I’m wrong and I’m really not worth it? Help!!” If you’ve ever been afraid to ask […]Read the full post >>

“My Skills Are Not Being Utilized” (& What to Do If That’s You)

“My Skills Are Not Being Utilized” (& What to Do If That’s You)

I’m always asking my readers and speaking audiences to tell me their real-world, real life questions about decisions and choices you need to make in your life at work. Here’s one I hear all the time: “What do I do if my skills are not being utilized?” (Personally, I hate the word “utilized” for anything […]Read the full post >>

How to Fall Back in Love With Your Job ❤️❤️❤️

How to Fall Back In Love With Your Job Red Cape Revolution

Maybe you’ve contemplated being part of the Great Resignation . . but as the great Neil Sedaka sang, “breakin’ up is hard to do.” You wish you could fall back in love with your job and feel the way you used to feel: excited, happy, content. Chances are something’s still valuable to you right where […]Read the full post >>

End the Year Strong, Part 2 : Uncover the Hidden Markers of Success [VIDEO]

End the Year Strong Uncover the Hidden Markers of Success

(Missed Part 1 of our End the Year Strong series? Watch it here.) If you’re on a path to end the year strong, here’s a secret. You’ve succeeded more than you realize. I know it doesn’t always feel like it. But it’s true. In this exercise (taken from my End the Year Strong live workshop), […]Read the full post >>

Why Your Network Sucks (& What to Do About It) with David J.P. Fisher [VIDEO INTERVIEW]

Interview with David JP Fisher Coach Darcy Eikenberg

If you’ve ever said, “I know I need to network, but I really hate it!!”, then you need to meet my friend David J.P. Fisher. David, or DFish as he’s known, is a master of networking in ways that are simple, effective, and consistent with who you are. He’s recently updated his two popular networking […]Read the full post >>

Need to Reprioritize at Work? Time to Drop Some Balls [VIDEO]

Need to Reprioritize at Work Red Cape Revolution

When there’s so much to do, it’s up to you to reprioritize at work. Your team’s not going to do it for you. Your leaders likely can’t do it, either. Nope, if it’s making an impact on you, it’s your time to take control and look hard at all the priorities on your plate. But […]Read the full post >>

How to Help a Job Searching Friend: Dos & Don’ts for the Modern Age

how to help a job searching friend

It’s hard to know how to help a job searching friend, right? You mean well, of course. But truth is, unless you’ve recently been through a job search of your own, you might become more of a pain than a partner. The rules have changed. And the advice? Endless. You want to help, but you […]Read the full post >>

Help! I Feel Hidden Working Remotely! [4 Unique Ways to Be Seen]

I feel hidden working remotely-ways to be seen Red Cape Revolution

If you’re working remotely, you probably share my reader Angela’s concern: “Hey Darcy–I need your help. At the start of the pandemic, my job (and a kazillion others, I know) moved from being based in the HQ to being remote. I actually love it and want to keep working this way–it’s better for my family […]Read the full post >>

Job Searching? How to Use LinkedIn to Connect at Your Target Company [STEP-BY-STEP VIDEO]

Job Searching-Use LinkedIn to Connect at Your Target Company

If you’re job searching, LinkedIn can’t be ignored. Or even if you just want to ramp up your networking in the new world of work, it’s time to dive deeper into how LinkedIn can help you. When combined with the human-focused, real-world networking tools we share here (more of those below), LinkedIn is the engine […]Read the full post >>

Laid Off, Furloughed, Or Just Seeking Change? Don’t Fall into These Job Search Traps

Dont fall into these job search traps Red Cape Revolution

Fair warning: if you or someone you love are looking for a new job, it’s easy to fall into a few job search traps. Let’s identify them ahead of time, so you don’t waste your time and energy. Here are the three biggest job search traps: Job Search Trap #1: Messing With Your Resume You’re […]Read the full post >>