Stephen Palmer is an idealist, truth-seeker, lover of liberty, writer, and the author of Uncommon Sense: A Common Citizen's Guide to Rebuilding America. 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 lives and promotes his passion as a founding partner of The Center of Social Leadership, through his personal blog, and, of course, through his company Life Manifestos.
He co-authored, with Garrett Gunderson, the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Businessweek, and Amazon bestseller Killing Sacred Cows: Overcoming the Financial Myths That Are Destroying Your Prosperity. He also co-authored, with Kris Krohn, The Conscious Creator: Six Laws for Manifesting Your Masterpiece Life and The Strait Path to Real Estate Wealth, as well as Hub Mentality: Shifting from Business Transactions to Community Interactions with Carl Woolston.
He graduated from a liberal arts college where he was mentored by Oliver DeMille. He's also been privileged to be mentored by Steve D'Annunzio. Before starting Life Manifestos, Stephen was already a noted professional freelance writer for six years. A dedicated learner and promoter of personal, financial, and governmental freedom, Stephen is passionate about political philosophy, economics, history, personal finance, entrepreneurship, religion and spirituality, family, education and culture. 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.
He is also a graduate and faculty member of Wizard Academy, a "non-traditional business school" with an emphasis on the art and science of persuasive communication.