Challenge Your Limits: A Corporate America Life Story – Lemuel Jones

Linda Reyes

Challenge Your Limits: A Corporate America Life Story – Lemuel Jones   Learn how to overcome limitations in your career and personal life! In this workshop, I will inspire you not to let people get in way of your goals and objectives in life. Additionally, I will discuss my real-world corporate America experiences, including how to knock down roadblocks so …

Networking For Mutual Benefit with LinkedIn Engagement – Teddy Burriss

Linda Reyes

Networking For Mutual Benefit with LinkedIn Engagement – Teddy Burriss Teddy Burriss is a LinkedIn Trainer & Coach. In 2010 Teddy started the business of delivering workshops, seminars, webinars, speeches and 1:1 coaching focused on guiding business professionals and teams on the best practices and tactics of using LinkedIn as a business & Career Search tool. Teddy is a practiced …

11 Ways To Recharge During The Holidays (And Still Tackle Your To-Do List)

Linda Reyes Blogging, Forbes Coaches Counsel

The holiday season has arrived, and while it may be called the most wonderful time of the year, it can sometimes feel impossible to find time to breathe. Between family gatherings, work parties, travel and business responsibilities, many professionals don’t get much of a chance to enjoy the season. No matter how busy you are, though, your schedule shouldn’t stop you from celebrating. We asked a panel of Forbes Coaches …

15 Off-The-Wall Interview Questions You Should Know How To Answer

Linda Reyes Blogging, Forbes Coaches Counsel

There are legions of off-the-walls interview questions reportedly asked by some of the biggest companies in the U.S. From Microsoft’s “How would you move Mt. Fuji?” to Nestle’s “If you were a brick in a wall, which brick would you be and why?” there are plenty of examples where the interviewer was trying to assess a trait or skill of …

Managing More Experienced Colleagues? 13 Ways To Establish Yourself As A Leader

Linda Reyes Blogging, Forbes Coaches Counsel

Leadership positions aren’t always given to the person with the highest-level title or the most years of experience. The position of “leader” can be achieved by any employee who has a solid work ethic and helps others on their team thrive. However, it can sometimes be uncomfortable to ask people who are senior to you to follow and respect you. …

How To Avoid A Social Media Faux Pas That May Damage Your Job Hunt

Linda Reyes Blogging, Forbes Coaches Counsel

There’s no denying that social media plays a role in today’s job search process. Networking sites such as LinkedIn, Google+, Twitter and even Facebook allow for both potential employers and job candidates to research one another. For candidates, these sites provide the perfect opportunities to read up on job opportunities and the interests, brands and stories tied to specific companies. …

The Best Ways To Offer Feedback To A Higher-Up

Linda Reyes Blogging, Forbes Coaches Counsel

Tackling disputes in a work environment can be a tricky thing. Many of us are familiar with how we’d want to receive feedback but are less aware of how we should be giving feedback. This is especially important when an employee needs to talk to management about a problem. We asked members of Forbes Coaches Council how to better open up conversations about tricky …

Key Differences Between Coaching And Consulting (And How To Decide What Your Business Needs)

Linda Reyes Blogging, Forbes Coaches Counsel

Coaching can help turn an entrepreneur into a great leader. Consulting, on the other hand, provides that much-needed expertise and assistance. Oftentimes, the lines between coaching and consulting can get blurred, creating a situation that is not effective at providing what the client actually needs. Knowing when to employ the services of a coach or a consultant can be crucial …

Stop Apologizing: 10 Alternative Approaches To ‘I’m Sorry’

Linda Reyes Blogging, Forbes Coaches Counsel

How many times have you uttered the words, “I’m sorry” when you haven’t actually offended someone or made an error? It’s a common phenomenon, especially in the workplace. While you may think your reflexive apology shows deference, respect or accommodation, it’s actually making you appear less confident in your own professional abilities. If you struggle with chronic over-apologizing, you may …