Why We Need Conflict At Work And How To Fight Fair

JohnOConnor Blogging, Forbes Coaches Counsel

John M. O’Connor Forbes Councils Member Forbes Coaches Council COUNCIL POST | Membership (Fee-Based) Leadership John M. O’Connor (Career Pro Inc.) is a multi-year career coach, outplacement and career services leader based in North Carolina.  Companies, both small and large, say they want new ideas, lively conversation and debate. However, free and open communication has slowed or ceased to exist …

Outplacement Lessons From Angry Birds

JohnOConnor Blogging, Forbes Coaches Counsel

John M. O’Connor Forbes Councils Member Forbes Coaches CouncilCOUNCIL POST | Paid Program Leadership 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. Could angry birds help you overcome the negative impact of a nasty employee breakup? Just as in one of the world’s most popular game apps, Angry …

14 Ways For Business Leaders To Turn Failure Into Fuel For Future Success

Linda Reyes Blogging

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. Being a business leader can sometimes be draining. You not only have to keep yourself motivated, but also ensure your team stays fully engaged. Further, overseeing all the work and striving never to miss—or …

14 Ways For Business Leaders To Build Team Cohesion

Linda Reyes Blogging

Forbes Coaches CouncilCommunityVoice In business, as in any venture, team members who don’t trust each other are destined for setbacks and failure. It’s important from the outset for business leaders to take steps to build trust and cooperation among their employees to maximize productivity and team satisfaction. Modeling best behaviors and creating shared experiences are great for building camaraderie. We …

Is Your Company Culture Intimidating Or Inclusive?

Linda Reyes Blogging, Forbes Coaches Counsel

  John M. O’Connor  CommunityVoice Forbes Coaches Council CommunityVoice GettyGETTY With the headline-grabbing reality of toxic behaviors in the office, far too many people face intimidation, disruptive behavior and bullying every day at work. When a boss or a co-worker make your work life more difficult by becoming a part of the problem, it hurts your ability and desire to perform. Many people …

12 Ways To Scale Your Culture As Your Company Grows

Linda Reyes Blogging, Forbes Coaches Counsel

As their offices grow, and more and more people begin working remotely, many companies that started out as small, intimate groups may find themselves operating as a large, geographically dispersed team. While it may be easier to maintain your company’s vibe when numbers are small and team members are all in the same coworking space, your culture shouldn’t be restricted …

If You Hate To Delegate, Here’s How To Get Out Of Your Own Way

Linda Reyes Blogging, Forbes Coaches Counsel

Forbes Coaches Council CommunityVoice POST WRITTEN BY Expert Panel, Forbes Coaches Council Delegation is a necessary practice for entrepreneurs, who juggle countless responsibilities each day. However, not every business owner is comfortable handing over their reins to team members, regardless of how much they might trust their workers. Letting go of control over certain areas of your business might make you feel uneasy, but it’s crucial …

Three Unconventional Ways A Conference Can Improve Your Brand

Linda Reyes Blogging, Forbes Coaches Counsel

The flocks of professionals who plan, travel, pay and take time to go to conferences globally boggle the mind. Conferences, conventions, trade shows and events generate billions of dollars globally and millions of people attend annually in the United States alone, according to numbers reported over the last five years. But out of the masses who attend, very few people intentionally …