Exceptional Horizons offers a variety of services...


Designed for individuals, leaders, teams and coaches, services from Exceptional Horizons focus on assessing and enhancing workplace interpersonal effectiveness. Services primarily include assessments, coaching, and education. Outcomes are customized, though typically result in enhanced understanding of self/others; increased influence; increased teamwork/collaboration, and a better understanding of leadership potential and/or development needs – ultimately raising an individual’s “emotional net worth” for the benefit of both the individual and the organization.

Services Highlights
(further detail on all service offerings below):

  • Coaching individuals and leaders to enhance their influence and teamwork effectiveness;
  • Assisting individuals and leaders in assessing interpersonal (EQ) skill levels (self and/or subordinates)also available to other coaches/consultants;
  • Assisting with the critical ‘interpersonal skill level’ portion of performance reviews for key and senior personnel (via assessments that include anonymous 360 input);
  • Assisting with succession planning leadership assessments and development needs;
  • Adding insight into team dynamics via individual and/or team style assessments and/or coaching;
  • Providing leaders/individuals an experienced and objective “3rd ear” for perplexing communications/working challenges via ‘just in time’ situation-based coaching.
  •  Education on EQ, Styles, Conflict, etc. through teleseminars, webinars and workshops.



Emotional Intelligence Assessment
Personality Style Assessment

These assessment options and tools are designed to enhance understanding of self and others. They add insight into motivations and habits that can then lead to utilizing the most effective approaches to advance goals and/or to approach others most productively.

Coaching - Enhance Your Impact...


Coaching for “NOW”
Coaching for “Change”
Coaching for “Teams”

When working towards changing or enhancing habits, communication challenges, team dynamics and/or a single sensitive situation – objective outside and experienced business coaching can help.




When time and convenience are paramount, expanding knowledge through these vehicles can make the difference between taking advantage of desired development opportunities or forfeiting them. This can be true for both individuals and teams who desire to enhance their knowledge in workplace dynamics.

Team Presentations and Workshops


Team Presentations and Workshops


Interactive and educational, team workshops and/or presentations focused primarily on optimizing team dynamics can effectively target areas of particular need or interest to teams, or groups with common goals, in a focused and time effective manner.

EH”Some opinions are discussed endlessly . . . with everyone but the people who need to hear them.” Bob Wall
Working Relationships/2008.

EH “You’ll always miss 100% of the shots you don't take.” Wayne Gretsky

 EH“…College researchers Gerald Olvero, K. Denise Bane, and Richard E. Kopelman found that a training program alone increased prodictivity 28%, but the addition of follow-up coaching to the training increased productivity 88% - the result of “attention density” and focus on the identified issue/effort.” Cited by David Rock and Jeffrey Schwartz in “The Neuroscience of Leadership” article in strategy+business issue 43.

EH”You can’t cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water” Rabindranath Tagore

EH“You don’t have to be good to start, but you have to start to be good.” Joe Sabah


EH“Leaders who use their emotional resources to foster “engagement” (a sense of caring and commitment) deliver significant bottom-line results.  Teams with higher engagement are:
    -50% more likely to have lower turn over
    - 56% more likely to have higher-than-average customer loyalty
    - 38% more likely to have above-average productivity
    - 27% more likely to report higher profitability

Labarre (2001)/M.Buckingham article Fast Company 2008, from The Business Case for Emotional Intelligence by Joshua Freedman