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Forbes Coaches Council Is An Invitation-Only Organization For Senior-Level Executives In The Coaching Industry.

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Why Join Forbes Coaches Council?

Members are respected leaders who are selected for the council based on the depth of their experience and success as business, career, and executive coaches.


Members of our elite business communities receive three pillars of value: connections, visibility, and growth.

Why Join?

Members of our elite business communities receive three pillars of value: connections, visibility, and growth.



Connections are the heart of business success. In Forbes Business Council, you’ll quickly meet the right people and start building meaningful connections.

Our powerful, people-first approach ensures that every time you log in to the community, you’ll find interesting people discussing topics you care about.

You can continue the conversation by making a post, visiting an interactive Group, following a member, or connecting via direct message.



Our members elevate their reputation with a professional profile and an assortment of badging options that increase online visibility.

They have the exclusive ability to publish their expert insights on Working with skilled editors, members participate in expert panels and write bylined articles to enhance their reputation as thought leaders.



Members help one another grow personally and professionally through posts, interactive Groups, direct connections, and virtual events.

Topics you care about will be displayed on your customized home feed, so you can see:

  • which topics are hot
  • who's in the community
  • conversations based on your interests and location

By sharing topics you care about, you’ll build relationships that spark growth and get a true sense of community.

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Forbes COACHES Council Members

Jay Steven Levin

"My articles with Forbes Councils are a value-added opener for potential clients to see if my processes are relevant to them. As a result, I've made my business more profitable."

Jay Steven Levin

Principal, Chief Strategy& Growth Officer


April Armstrong

"A client is going to look deeper because [Forbes Councils] articles give them a high-level sense that your ideas are relevant."

April Armstrong


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"I posted a question on the forum and within three seconds… there were 10 coaches offering me solutions and advice."

Alexandra Phillips



What are the Eligibility Requirements?

Membership in Forbes Coaches Council is invitation-only. Qualified candidates interested in joining must meet the following minimum criteria:



You must be publicly recognized as a business, career, or professional coach.



You must have owned your own coaching or consulting business for at least three years and be actively engaged in coaching.