All posts by Brian Howard

My focus is to help YOU move forward one step at a time. I write about church excellence, personal productivity, and family leadership. I coach leaders, start churches, and help organizations break growth barriers. My goal is to draw on this experience to help YOU move forward in life, leadership, and productivity.

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Why do I keep talking about coaching?

You probably know that I talk quite a bit about coaching and lead a coaching company called Context Coaching. But the whole idea of coaching is unfamiliar to a lot of people. What does it look like when I coach

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Have the conversation already!

  Most of us don’t like hard conversations.  Few of us charge head first into conflict.  But without difficult conversations we don’t have real relationships.   Author Tim Ferris goes so far as to say that, “A person’s success in life

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Do You Talk Too Much?

Much of my career as a leader has been marked by talking. As a husband, father, leader, and coach I am expected to talk.  Nearly every day, at work and home, I am explaining how to do things, answering questions,

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Four Planning Questions for 2015

For the past several years, I have found it to be helpful to carve out time to reflect on the past year and plan for the year ahead. In reflecting on the past, I am able to celebrate successes, learn

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Hello World

I will never forget the day that Tiger Woods announced his decision to become a professional golfer.  His success as an amateur was unprecedented.  He made his entrance with two words, “Hello World.”  For the last two decades we have

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