21
April
2014

5 Steps for Managing Upward

5 Steps for Managing Upward

In my first “real” job out of college, I had no idea what managing upward was and had no idea how to do it. More importantly, I didn’t know why it was necessary.

17
April
2014

6 Reasons NOT to Strive for Perfection

6 Reasons NOT to Strive for Perfection

A little bit better today than yesterday is a lot better than being paralyzed today because yesterday wasn’t perfect.

14
April
2014

Birthing Babies and Running Races: Pushing Past Your Breaking Point with Positive Feedback

Birthing Babies and Running Races: Pushing Past Your Breaking Point with Positive Feedback

We were excited to be featured as guest blogger on the awesome Fistful of Talent this past weekend. Here's the post to share with our loyal Horizon Point readers.

10
April
2014

Dream Job

Dream Job

After finishing my senior year, I will start the next four years deciding what I want to do for the rest of my life.

08
April
2014

Leaders Kill to Birds with One Stone through Delegation

Leaders Kill to Birds with One Stone through Delegation

Leaders constantly face demands on their time, and discerning what to do, how to do it and when can be a challenge.

03
April
2014

Lessons from CO-OP

Lessons from CO-OP

I was nervous about giving up my time in school to be in the Co-Op program. I wanted to be involved in as many things as I could.

31
March
2014

What to be a millionaire? A Good Leader? Manage Your Time First

What to be a millionaire? A Good Leader?  Manage Your Time First

If the cost equation involves devotion of ones time, especially for someone who has learned how to generate revenue (as most millionaires have) through their time, best to outsource those non-essential tasks to someone who can do them more effectively. Which actually saves money.

27
March
2014

Decisions for Failure

Decisions for Failure

The worst thing you can do while in high school is act without regard of what the consequences will be. Shortcuts and bad decisions are going to catch up with you eventually.

24
March
2014

All Leaders Need to Develop Others

All Leaders Need to Develop Others

Tactical leadership coaching should be customized based on the person being coached and his or her development needs. You waste your time trying to focus on areas that are not critical to the person’s success or aren’t about maximizing strengths or minimizing weaknesses when you cover the same topics for the same person regardless of the situation.

20
March
2014

High School Advice

High School Advice

With only a few months left in my high school career, I look back on my decisions and feel like I am college ready. In the past weeks, I have broken down how to be college ready for freshmen, sophomores, juniors, and seniors.

17
March
2014

The Top 10, Wait 9, Leadership Coaching Needs

The Top 10, Wait 9, Leadership Coaching Needs

What would you guess to be the Top 10 most common topics covered in leadership coaching? 

13
March
2014

Playing the ACT/SAT “Game”

Playing the ACT/SAT “Game”

Why is there so much focus on these tests? Because if you want to get in to the school of your choice and if you want to get scholarship money, your ACT/SAT score is the number one determinate.

10
March
2014

6 Steps for Maximizing Feedback Through Feedforward

6 Steps for Maximizing Feedback Through Feedforward

Feedforward is a process to solicit help in improving your performance once you’ve gotten feedback on what you need to improve upon.   

06
March
2014

ACT!

ACT!

As a high school student who has taken the ACT nine times, I understand how hopeless you can feel after taking your first ACT.

03
March
2014

3 Ways to Seek Feedback as a Leader

3 Ways to Seek Feedback as a Leader

Many people in leadership roles, don’t seek feedback for themselves and do not provide adequate feedback to those they lead, which inhibits the ability to maximize performance.

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