Marc Sparks Explains why he Wrote a Book

Marc Sparks is not an ordinary man as he does not believe in mediocrity. This might be the reason why he wrote a book called They Can’t Eat You- My Unorthodox Path to Outrageous Success. Marc Sparks says that he wrote the book to inspire people who are yet to succeed in life. However, he recently explained why he wrote the book after being asked this question too many times by people including his friends. He explained why people write books. In this explanation, he lists money and ego as the top reasons. Concerning money, Marc Sparks explains that books rarely make enough money to cover the cost of producing them. He also goes ahead to say that ego is a tricky thing. It’s for this reason that he mentions that every living thing has an ego. The difference comes in the size of the ego. Some people have small egos while other have big egos. Learn more:


He finally says that he wrote the book to inspire others. He didn’t do it for money or ego. Marc Spark says that this is a question that he asked himself severally when writing the book. This is a book that took the man 3 years and 11 copies. He acknowledges that he is surprised by the response at which people received his book. During the course of writing, he gave up a few times but his ego of competitiveness would not allow him to quit. Having graduated with a grade of C+ is high school, Marc Sparks says that he was not sure of the response he would receive about his book. He says that he focused his book on giving back to the society. He gives an example of how well educated people from recognized institutions are struggling to succeed regardless of the resources at their disposal. Learn more:


Outside publishing, Marc Sparks is a businessman and a venture capitalist. As a venture capitalist, Marc Sparks spends his time listening to ideas and deciding whether they deserve to be funded. Through this venture, he has established a fund initiative known as Spark Tank. In business, Sparks specializes in telecommunication industry. His known investments in this field include Blue Jay Wireless, Splash Media and Cardinal Telecom. As a smart investor, he knows the importance of diversification. He has investments in other industries such as business solutions and real estate. As a man who loves giving back to the society, he has been involved with several causes in the Dallas community. His notable roles include his involvement with the Samaritan Inn that focuses on feeding the homeless people in Dallas. He has also been involved with another venture known as Habitat for Humanity where he helped build homes for the less privileged. Learn more: