Working In And On Your Business: 10 Tips For Finding A Balance

Linda Reyes Blogging, Forbes Coaches Counsel

Business owners must wear many hats. While they might be the president or CEO, they often also have to take on some less glamorous roles. Especially in the beginning, you have to do a lot of the hard work “in” the business to keep it afloat. However, if you want to grow, you need to make time to work “on”your business and …

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 …

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 …

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. …

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 …