14 Ways To Build Positive, Friendly Relationships With Your Colleagues

Whether you work in an office or on a remote team, it’s important to nurture bonds with your peers and other colleagues. Befriending your co-workers can not only make you feel more connected to your job, but it can also increase your success on the job. While it’s easy for some people to build workplace relationships, it doesn’t come as …

Want To Land A Major Speaking Gig? Try These 14 Coach-Recommended Tips

Being invited to speak at a major conference is a great professional honor. This type of gig can do wonders for your career and personal brand, and it allows you to introduce yourself as an industry expert to a wide audience of potential professional connections. If you’re looking to take this step, you may not know where to begin. Click …

Running A Peer-To-Peer Coaching Group? 14 Ways To Keep Sessions On Track

No two coaching clients are the same. Each person has unique experiences, goals, needs and personality traits, and you must coach them accordingly. It’s easy to account for these differences in individual coaching sessions, but peer-to-peer groups can present additional challenges for both you and the group participants. When leading these sessions, your job is to ensure everyone is cordial, …

11 Ways Brand-New Managers Can Build Rapport With Their Team

Starting a new job is hard. Starting a new job as a manager where you’re expected to lead a team is an even greater challenge. As you get used to the new company and environment, you also have to build trust and rapport with your new team.  Click to gain insights and tips from 11 Forbes Coaches Council members who share their …

Five Tips For Networking With Anyone (Even If You’re An Introvert)

We all dread it: that panicky, palm-sweating moment of walking into a noisy, crowded networking event—and realizing everybody there is a total stranger. Thankfully, there is a better solution than standing quietly against the back wall for the whole evening. What if, instead of entering with nervousness, you entered with confidence, knowing you were armed with tools to easily approach …

Lisa Christen Joins Forbes Coaches Council

Press Release: Forbes Coaches Council is an Invitation-Only Community for Leading Business and Career Coaches [Zug, 24 January 2020] — Lisa Christen, CEO of Christen Coaching & Consulting GmbH, has been accepted into Forbes Coaches Council, an invitation-only community for leading business and career coaches. Lisa was vetted and selected by a review committee based on the depth and diversity …

Forget Finding Your Purpose in 2020… Find This Instead

Finding your life’s purpose is a rewarding and fulfilling experience. The problem is, most people get stuck trying to find it and give up. Instead, find this to easily bring meaning, fulfillment, and joy into your life. Every new year feels like a fresh start, teeming with possibility and opportunity. This could very well be my best year yet! As an international Executive Coach …

5 Simple Steps To Giving Feedback People Actually Listen To, According to an Exec Coach

A critical 21st century success skill for leaders is to be able to communicate and provide feedback effectively. Barbara’s cheeks were burning red. Her heart rate was galloping, ready to jump out of her chest. Her palms are sweaty, clammy, and cold. She could barely hear what the looming figure standing in front of her was saying. That’s because Barbara’s …

LEVEL-UP-YOUR-LEADERSHIP-CISCO CTO MONIQUE MORROW TECH FOR GOOD PART II

Ep. 15: Former Cisco CTO Monique Morrow on Future of Tech (Part II)

So many fascinating anecdotes, we had to create a Part II Click here to listen to Part I of this two-part series: Episode 14: Former Cisco CTO Monique Morrow on Using Tech To Do Good (Part I) A quick refresher on Monique Morrow: She is a former CTO at Cisco and the current President at two tech start-up firms based …