Guest blog written by: Lorrie Howard, Horizon Point Consulting  One of my favorite quotes from Stephen Covey, the author of The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, is “Most people do not listen with the intent to understand; they listen with the intent to reply.”
“Your life is always speaking to you. The fundamental question is: Will you listen?”  Oprah Last week, I declared 2018 the year of authenticity, outlining five things that need to be present for someone cultivate authenticity: listening, gratitude, acting out of joy instead of obligation,
We’re talking about #authenticity here at The Point Blog. This poem captures the essence of advice for authentic living.   when it came to listening my mother taught me silence if you are drowning their voice with yours how will you hear them she asked  
2016 was the “Year of Stories.” 2017 was the “Year of Innovation.” And whereas these themes for 2016 and 2017 at Horizon Point were determined at the conclusion of both years, on January 7, 2018, I already determined that “2018 Is the Year of Authenticity.”
“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?
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,
Guest blog written by: Taylor Simmons, Horizon Point Consulting Interviews are tough – both for the interviewer and the interviewee. I’ve had the pleasure of facilitating both in-person and phone interviews and frequently coach clients to prepare them for interviews. Thinking back to my personal
Have you ever wanted to start your own business? Jump start your 2018 professional growth now!   Introducing new coursework available, Getting Off the Ground: 7 Steps to Developing a Successful Business Entrepreneurship is one of our passions. First taught at Professional Development Institute (PDI) at
She looks like a precious angel doesn’t she?  They both do, actually, but that’s my three year old, loving on my niece before her baptism.  Picture perfect. Flash forward to lunch after the baptism at my brother and sister-in-law’s home.  My husband and I refused
My 1st grader comes out of school most every day chomping on bubble gum. When I was a kid in school, gum at any grade level was strictly prohibited, so this peaked my interest. “Where and how did you get bubble gum?”  I asked one
Written by guest blogger Lorrie Howard, Horizon Point Consulting Is our elusive hunt for a work-life balance causing us undue stress in our lives and the lives of those around us? Generation X introduced the philosophy of the work-life balance in the 1970’s, and organizations
Guest blog written by: Steve Graham In a recent study, conducted by the Work Institute, career development was identified as the top reason people leave or remain with organizations. In their study titled, 2017 Retention Report, 240,000 employees were interviewed about factors that were most influential