11 Nonverbal Ways To Express Empathy And Camaraderie With Your Team

Linda ReyesBlogging, Forbes Coaches Counsel

More and more leaders are becoming aware of the role emotional intelligence plays in a successful workplace. Long gone are the days of harsh authority generating positive results – in today’s world, you need to establish real connections with your team and show empathy if you want them to follow you. Demonstrating emotional intelligence often happens verbally, but it can also be conveyed through body …

Small Company, Big Success: 10 Ways To Prove Credibility To Your Customers

Linda ReyesBlogging, Forbes Coaches Counsel

Forbes Coaches Council CommunityVoice In today’s global business world, small businesses compete right alongside bigger corporations. Due to the internet and myriad tools at the ready, smaller businesses have more than enough resources to successfully compete with their larger competitors. But how do you show a potential customer that your company not only has the same resources and credibility as major …

Accelerate Your Learning Curve With 15 Career Lessons From Industry Mentors

Linda ReyesBlogging, Forbes Coaches Counsel

Forbes Coaches Council CommunityVoice Navigating the business world can be tricky, both for those just starting out, as well as for those moving quickly toward the top of their niche. Along the way, it is important to soak up knowledge from those with more experience than you in your field. Listening to their words of wisdom just might shorten your industry …

15 Effective Methods For Busy Professionals To Master New Skills

Linda ReyesBlogging, Forbes Coaches Counsel

Forbes Coaches Council CommunityVoice Modern business is in a constant state of flux. To stay flexible and sharp, working professionals and business leaders should also strive to learn new skills to assist in their career growth. Yet, starting and sticking with a skill until mastery is a hard feat to accomplish for busy professionals and entrepreneurs. Below, 15 members of Forbes Coaches …

Bad Quarter? 13 Ways To Restrategize And Recover

Linda ReyesBlogging, Forbes Coaches Counsel

While sometimes it is up for debate, it is generally accepted that, eventually, all companies will have a bad quarter. This usually means that goals were not met, especially revenue goals. A bad quarter has the potential to derail a company, but it doesn’t mean that it has to happen. In fact, there is a lot that one can do to recover from missed opportunities and unrealized …

Twelve Often-Overlooked Ways To Build A Strong Personal Brand

Linda ReyesBlogging, Forbes Coaches Counsel

In the age of social media, every professional has the opportunity to build and grow a strong personal brand. Like a corporate brand, your personal brand tells the world exactly what you stand for and showcases your skills and expertise. Many experts advise just being yourself when you’re determining what your brand should be, but a lot more thought and …

Why You Should Hire Someone With A Disability

Linda ReyesBlogging, Forbes Coaches Counsel

“To create that accommodation would cost our business a lot of money. I know we could and should do it, but it’s not in our budget.” “People with disabilities have so many needs and medical issues, sometimes it’s just hard to integrate them into our work and still stay on task.” “You don’t know how hard it is to work …

Six Ways To Prepare Today For The Future Of Hiring And Job Searching

Linda ReyesBlogging, Forbes Coaches Counsel

In the digital age, job hunting looks a lot different than it did in decades past. Instead of looking up newspaper classified ads and mailing in paper resumes, candidates can find job listings on online platforms and share their digital profiles to demonstrate their qualifications. Similarly, employers save countless hours in the hiring process by using technology to screen and interview candidates. As tech tools continue to revolutionize the way …

11 Signs That A Client Is On The Brink Of A Life Crisis

Linda ReyesBlogging, Forbes Coaches Counsel

Part of coaching is understanding what challenges your clients are facing, as well as helping to identify and overcome their blind spots. Sometimes, all that’s required is giving teams or leaders a stronger system, so that they can build on what’s already there and working. However, there are times when you’ll find people facing moments of quiet crisis. Maybe they’ve become waspish as …

14 Ways To Guide Your B And C Players Toward ‘A’ Status

Linda ReyesBlogging, Forbes Coaches Counsel

Most businesses strive to build a team of “A players” – those top-performing employees with strong practical skills, exemplary work ethic and the drive to learn, grow and succeed within the company. The reality, however, is that some team members will inevitably fall into the B- or C-player category. They may have the basic knowledge to do their jobs, but they aren’t quite …