Accelerate Your Learning Curve With 15 Career Lessons From Industry Mentors

Linda Reyes Blogging, 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 …

Bad Quarter? 13 Ways To Restrategize And Recover

Linda Reyes Blogging, 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 Reyes Blogging, 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 …

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

Linda Reyes Blogging, 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 …

Six Smart Ways You Can Use Big Data To Strengthen Your Leadership

Linda Reyes Blogging, Forbes Coaches Counsel

Big data is used by companies around the world to inform and improve countless business processes, from customer service to marketing campaigns. But the ability to collect and analyze vast amounts of information isn’t just useful for external operations; it can help you strengthen your business internally, too. One often-overlooked application of big data is leadership improvement. By looking at …

Eight Times You Should Be Putting Down The Device And Communicating In Person

Linda Reyes Blogging, Forbes Coaches Counsel

Technology has made communication a lot easier, but sometimes we rely on it too much. Yes, it often helps us save time and get messages across faster. But sometimes a message sent in haste can do more harm than good. There are times when communicating in person might be the better option. So, we asked members of Forbes Coaches Council for help …

16 Ways To Change Your Negative Outlook On Feedback

Linda Reyes Blogging, Forbes Coaches Counsel

It’s not easy accepting feedback from another person. It can sometimes lead to negative feelings which makes people want to avoid it altogether. After all, no one likes being told that they aren’t right about something or that they’ve made a mistake. However, feedback is important to help us grow and become better people. We asked members of the Forbes Coaches …