Upon reading it, his first thought was, “That’s really cool. I’d love for my kids to grow up reading that.”
Then a light erupted in his head. Why not write and design dozens of similar manifestos that allow people to proclaim their passion to the world?
Stephen started the company in November of 2011.
The concept is simple: Inspirational manifestos, designed as works of art, that resonate with people who strive for excellence and significance.
The manifestos are your planted flag, your line in the sand, your standard held high.
They are predicated upon a firm belief that words and art can change the world.
As people display these in their homes and offices -- bold proclamations to a jaded and complacent world -- new conversations arise. Principles, ideas, and ideals are considered, discussed, and debated in ways they never would have otherwise.
They poetically and profoundly express the essence of who you are, what you believe, and what you stand for.They are constant reminders to always strive for improvement, follow your bliss, to make a difference.
He has a burning belief in the power of the human spirit — our ability to transcend circumstances and achieve greatness through choice.That belief drives him to strive for virtue and excellence in his own life, and to do all in his power to uplift and inspire others.
He and his wife Karina are raising their four kids in southern Utah. When he's not writing or spending time with his family, you'll find him reading, canyoneering in Zion National Park, gardening, or playing basketball.