PoP 197 | Sparks of Ideas With SparkSpace Founder Mark Henson

Slow down to spark innovation

Today, Joe Sanok speaks with SparkSpace Founder, Mark Henson on sparks of ideas.

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In This Podcast

Click below to listen to the second podcast in this series, How To Slow Down With Dr. Megan Warner.

Space and environment helps us have awesome ideas. Mark bought a cabin to be able to get away to slow down and innovate.

Often times, when you take time off, your company does better than it does when you are there because your team performs at their best.

It is imperative for entrepreneurs and business owners to recharge. The more you relax to avoid burnout, the more money you will stand to make.

SparkSpace is a very fun, relaxing, inspiring environment. Similar to a New York loft with interesting artwork on the walls and various colors. There is also movable furniture that you can arrange for various meetings etc. The more comfortable people feel in an environment, the more creative they will be. They will also be more effective because they feel they are able to be themselves.

Lessons Mark learnt from collaborating with Story Brand:

  • Include Call To Actions on pages
  • Include less info / pages on site
  • Hired a Marketing Manager that is able to run with the marketing side of things

Meet Mark Henson

Mark Henson is the chief imagination officer of sparkspace, a company that sparks new thinking with its unique conference space and inspirational programs for teams and individuals.

After graduating from Oklahoma Christian College with a degree in Mass Communications, Mark worked as a radio personality, marketing director, copywriter, and a facilitator of creative workshops and brainstorming events for some of the world’s most successful brands.

17 years ago, Mark designed and launched sparkspace as a full-time facility dedicated to helping teams have more meaningful conversations about overcoming challenges, building relationships, and creating better futures.

In March of 2017, Mark is releasing his first book, “Ordinary Superpowers” to help you discover the talents that create the most positive change in your life, the lives of others, and the world around you.

Mark lives in Upper Arlington, Ohio, with his wife, 2 teenagers, a Golden Retriever, and a black cat who rules the whole house.

Meet Joe Sanok

Joe Sanok helps counselors to create thriving practices that are the envy of other counselors. He has helped counselors to grow their businesses by 50-500% and is proud of all the private practice owners that are growing their income, influence, and impact on the world. Click here to explore consulting with Joe.

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