Why Your Job May Be Going To Pot

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Written By: John M. O’Connor The cannabis industry and new laws may be impacting your employment. There are 33 states and the District of Columbia that now allow medical marijuana in some form. Expect more recreational marijuana to add to the dominos that are falling in favor of the cannabis industry. How might this affect your job or employment? Quest …

14 Hallmarks Of Successful Business Team-Building Activities

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POST WRITTEN BY Expert Panel, Forbes Coaches Council Top business and career coaches from Forbes Coaches Council offer firsthand insights on leadership development & careers. As a manager, simply telling your employees what to do is not enough. If you want to access their full potential, it’s crucial that you get to know them—and that they get to know each other. Team …

14 Characteristics Of A Gender-Equal Business Culture

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POST WRITTEN BY Expert Panel, Forbes Coaches Council Top business and career coaches from Forbes Coaches Council offer firsthand insights on leadership development & careers. Gender equality is an important issue, and many businesses are making efforts to prevent discrimination. However, to do so, you’ll need more than a written policy. As an employer, you should expect all team members to commit …

Don’t Fear AI: 16 Ways To ‘Future-Proof’ Yourself As A Professional

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POST WRITTEN BY Expert Panel, Forbes Coaches Council Top business and career coaches from Forbes Coaches Council offer firsthand insights on leadership development & careers. Many companies are leveraging artificial intelligence and machine learning today, and the impact of these technologies is only expected to increase. While this is great for businesses looking to improve their performance, many employees worry that robots …

Are Incentives A Good Employee Motivator? 15 Coaching Experts Weigh In

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POST WRITTEN BY Expert Panel, Forbes Coaches Council Top business and career coaches from Forbes Coaches Council offer firsthand insights on leadership development & careers. Motivation is often a hot topic in leadership, with everyone having their own ideas of what does and doesn’t work. When a motivating tactic works well, it can boost both short- and long-term productivity and morale. But …

10 Leadership Tips For Playing To More Than Your Strengths

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POST WRITTEN BY Expert Panel, Forbes Coaches Council Top business and career coaches from Forbes Coaches Council offer firsthand insights on leadership development & careers. A frequently repeated leadership tip is, “Play to your strengths.” It’s advice that’s not only a bit vague, but also misleading: Often leadership involves having to deal with situations we’re not accustomed to or that make us …

Yes, References Still Matter Today. Here’s Why

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POST WRITTEN BY John M. O’Connor John M. O’Connor is a multi-year career coach, outplacement and career services leader based in North Carolina. In the old days of job search, and even before the internet, people sent resumes and cover letters through the mail. They bought newspapers, and there were things called “help wanted” sections. In these ancient days, people would arrange …

10 Clear Signs A Stellar Employee Is Ready For Promotion

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POST WRITTEN BY Expert Panel, Forbes Coaches Council Top business and career coaches from Forbes Coaches Council offer firsthand insights on leadership development & careers. Every business owner and team leader wants to see their employees grow and thrive. In fact, it’s a reflection of good leadership. If one of your team members is truly standing out, it might be time to …

15 Signs That It’s Time To Pivot Your Business

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POST WRITTEN BY Expert Panel, Forbes Coaches Council Top business and career coaches from Forbes Coaches Council offer firsthand insights on leadership development & careers. A startup business usually begins with a singular focus, with defined plans and goals in place. Yet, as time goes on, market forces, new technology or even waning enthusiasm may make it necessary for a business to change …

13 Signs That You Should Walk Away From Your Startup Business

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Forbes Coaches CouncilCommunityVoice POST WRITTEN BY Expert Panel, Forbes Coaches Council Top business and career coaches from Forbes Coaches Council offer firsthand insights on leadership development & careers. Starting a business is a complex, ever-evolving monster of a task, and tough decisions have to be made almost every day. Perhaps no decision is quite so tough as when an owner has reached …