Weekly inspirational thoughts from our founder and chief imagination officer, Mark Henson.

Symbols and reminders

Symbols and Reminders

I wear these bracelets every day. Not because they’re a fashion item (although I do like the way they look). I wear them as reminders.

letting go of expectations

Letting go of expectations

I’m slowly learning that when I let go of what I *think* I want, life usually turns out even better.

What Pain Teaches

Pain has become one of my best teachers, like a sadistic little Yoda full of wisdom and guidance. I just need to listen to him.

your voice is important

How Important Is Your Voice?

I know it seems like leaders all think their voice is important and makes a difference. After all, that’s partly how they became a leader, right? That makes logical sense, but it’s not always true.

Fear is a Liar

Fear is a Liar

Commit to learning the truth about fear when you’re not afraid. Then you can believe it, tuck it away in your brain, and call up the truth the next time fear tries to manipulate you.

Mexico Mission Trip 2018

What I Learned on My First Mission Trip

While I was there, I called it a long, fast week. But the week was over before I knew it. And somewhere along the way we built a house and so much more.

Spread Love and Magic

How To Spread Love and Magic

The world needs more love and magic. Here’s a story about how two people touched my life in a simple, yet powerful way this week — and they had no idea how much it would mean to me.

You've Got This

The Next Right Thing

It’s a lot easier to figure out the next small right step than to determine the big picture right outcome. And it’s a lot easier to take the next tiny right step with each successive right step I take.