The Making Things Happen Conference began in 2009 after I posted a blog entry answering a question I’d been emailed. I was running Southern Weddings magazine, doing brand consulting, and producing high-end weddings (wow, how life has changed since then!), and the woman who emailed wanted to know, “How do you make things happen, Lara?” At the…

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Eight years. Eight years! I was thinking to myself that “MTH,” as we call it, is the longest running creative conference, but it isn’t. Because we’re not just for creatives. The Making Things Happen Conference began in 2009, after what seemed like a small leap of faith at the time: I posted a blog entry answering a question I’d…

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Updated in 2014 to add: Welcome, Make It Happen book readers! A note before you read this older post. God has given me much clarity since I wrote this. I don’t believe everything below anymore. There is a lot of truth here, but my faith has grown since this was written. It’s honestly hard for…

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