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Horizon Point Consulting is committed to helping individuals and organizations and communities discover, develop and maximize their talent.

For organizations, we provide leadership and career coaching and assessment focused on enhancing company performance through the creation of lasting behavioral change in supervisors and managers. In addition, we help companies develop performance evaluation and development tools.

For communities, we help in establishing workforce development strategic plans as well as workforce survey development and analysis. 

We work with students to discover the right college, major and career for them and we work with adults in or considering a career transition through career assessment and coaching. 

Let us help you or your organization discover, develop and maximize your talent!



  • What are your biggest HR Pain Points?

    What are your biggest HR Pain Points?

    Author Mary Ila Ward

    We had a fun time at #ALSHRM16 learning from some HR thought leaders. In keeping with our tradition to learn more, not onlyfrom the conference presentersbut also from attendees at the conference, we asked people to respond to the question, “What are your biggest HR pain points?” 

  • 4 Lessons Learned from a Week of Being Unplugged

    4 Lessons Learned from a Week of Being Unplugged

    Author Mary Ila Ward

    As I wrote about earlier, I took a week long vacation, and vowed for the first time in five years to completely disengage from anything and everything work related. As we know, in our hyper-connected society, many of us have the ability and flexibility to work from anywhere in the world at anytime, and this can be a good and bad thing. In fact, while on my unplugging venture, reading this article about work/life imbalance and the workplace flexibility paradox stood out like a sore thumb. 

  • Talent Management Strategy Lessons Learned from T-ball

    Talent Management Strategy Lessons Learned from T-ball

    Author Guest Blogger: Drew Ward

    If you have ever had a son or daughter play tee ball there is only one word that can describe it…chaos.  After being asked if I would coach tee ball this year my first thought was, “Lord, please give me the patience that I need to help teach the kids the game of baseball.”  My second thought was, “How can we go from chaos to controlled chaos with 11 five and six year olds running around?” Little did I know that a couple of weeks into the season I would be utilizing many of the management skills that I use on a day to day basis.

  • How neuroscience is and will revolutionize HR

    How neuroscience is and will revolutionize HR

    Author Mary Ila Ward

    In December of 2014, my then four-year-old son started having seizures. After three of them occurred in a short period of time, we went to see a pediatric neurologist who first did an electroencephalogram (EEG) to begin to identify the cause of the seizures so we could determine a course of treatment.