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 …

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 Know Your Company Has Taken On Too Many Projects (And How To Save The Situation)

Linda Reyes Blogging, Forbes Coaches Counsel

1. Workforce In Flight A key signal of project overload is high employee turnover. Having too many projects results in disengaged and overworked team members who in turn will leave to seek greener pastures in significant numbers. Taking time to prioritize initiatives that align with your organization’s vision/mission will help the people you have tasked to reach those goals stay …

15 Entrepreneurs Share The Surprising Leadership Lessons They Wish They’d Learned Sooner

Linda Reyes Blogging, Forbes Coaches Counsel

Good leadership is essential to any organization, and new managers are often excited to learn the ins and outs of effectively leading a team. However, nobody knows everything about being a leader when they’re just starting out, and sometimes you learn some surprising lessons along the way. The members of Forbes Coaches Council know this well. We asked 15 of them to share one …

14 Smart Strategies To Prepare Your Company For An Aging Workforce

Linda Reyes Blogging, Forbes Coaches Counsel

Today’s medical advances are adding years to our lives, and that’s an ongoing achievement worth celebrating. However, with higher life expectancy comes later retirement. While many employers have been busy focusing on millennial and Gen Z newcomers, this trend is a reminder to pay attention to your baby boomers and their continuing careers, too. What can your company do to get ready for longer …

The Lost Art Of Traditional Recruiting

Linda Reyes Blogging, Forbes Coaches Counsel

John M. O’Connor CommunityVoiceForbes Coaches Council CommunityVoice  Getty With the never-ending advent of online résumés and companies claiming to render old-school recruiting irrelevant, how are companies to find the best people to drive their future? Nowadays, traditional recruiting practices can be easily cut short, and more “efficient” systems are replacing them. In short, what worked before does not work now. Time …

Here’s How To Create An Employee Feedback Cycle That Actually Works

Linda Reyes Blogging, Forbes Coaches Counsel

Business owners have to deal with many concerns on a daily basis, from finances to customer service. But many of them unintentionally overlook the internal issues in their company, and only learn about problems on their team when someone submits their resignation. To avoid this problem, it’s important to establish a transparent culture that encourages open feedback. This helps you catch the signs of …

11 Nonverbal Ways To Express Empathy And Camaraderie With Your Team

Linda Reyes Blogging, 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 …