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It’s time to flip the conference model by Alan Briggs

It felt wrong. It was my first time, but since then it's become a habit. I used to think I should break this dirty habit, but now I don't want to. Here's my confession; I skip a lot of conference sessions for conversations. There, I said it. Don't act like you haven't...

It’s time to talk about pastors and money by Alan Briggs

I hate when pastor scandals break in the news. We’ve come to expect these headlines will involve sexual sin or destructive pride, but occasionally a story breaks of a pastor who was money-hungry. These financial scandals grieve me on two levels; the damage this causes...

Failure isn’t the end; it’s initiation by Alan Briggs

You’re gazing across the chasm. There’s a risk you’re considering, but you’re staring failure in the face. You’re sizing it up and wondering if it’s worth it. You want to accomplish something of meaning, but you’re feeling the weight of the risk. You have a backup...

Get back on the Horse; A guest post from Michael Larson

Get back on the horse. We’ve heard it before, probably muttered it a million times. We preach it after others fail, pretending it’s a carrot of comfort, though it comes off like the threat of a stick. It’s as cliche and as true as the horse is heavy. We know the fall...

One year of business lessons in five minutes by Alan Briggs

Perhaps you’re side hustling right now or dreaming about launching a business. Maybe you’re feeling lost. Business pulls our insecurities to the surface like splinters after a day of woodworking.   Many of us got into transformation work to help others and make ...

Health, not beach muscles by Alan Briggs

The secret it out; we’re getting older. It literally happens every day. While there are some downsides to this, there are so many upsides. There’s this beautiful thing we experience if we learn from the past and stop pretending to be someone we aren’t. It’s called...

Why most people quit…and how to beat the odds by Alan Briggs

I’ve met thousands of people doing incredible stuff. So have you. They’re idea shapers, music makers, problem solvers, content creators, people specialists, writers, visionaries and deal makers. They see things. They come up with new realities. They shape things. If...

Ridiculously practical stuff I do to keep growing by Alan Briggs

It's that time of year again; the season we have vision for growth. The holidays are over, and we want next year to be different than last year. Because you're a human I know you want to make progress on something in your life. Finances. Body. Business. Leadership....