2017 Book of the Year

“Being original doesn’t mean being first. It just means being different and better.” Adam Grant, Originals   Most of us strive to be better.  Few of us strive to be different.  But what if being different is a requirement for being better? For being an original? Turns out that to take better beyond just ourselves, we have to be both.  We have to be non-conformists in order to move the world, according to Adam Grant, author of Originals. And because our goal at Horizon Point is to build a better workplace through innovative people practices, we’ve chosen Originals, our 2017 Book of the

Networking During the Holiday Season

Guest blog written by: Taylor Simmons, Horizon Point Consulting For job seekers, the holidays can put a hold on the job search. So, what should you do while everyone is enjoying time off from work? Since more than 50% of jobs are filled through networking, use this down time to network, network, network! Networking can be intimidating. The best way to overcome the fear is to develop an elevator speech, practice, and network every chance you get. The University of Denver offers these guidelines for developing an elevator speech: Keep your commercial simple and brief, and always include who you