Ask! The Bridge From Your Dreams To Your Destiny w/Mark & Crystal Hansen EP 264

In this episode, Lance had the pleasure of speaking with World Best Selling Authors, Mark and Crystal Hansen. Mark is affectionately called America’s “Ambassador of Possibility,” is the co-founder of Chicken Soup for the Soul, along with Jack Canfield and he’s also a sought-after keynote speaker, bestselling author and marketing maven. Crystal is an international speaker, researcher, corporate consultant, author, and entrepreneur. Her expertise is in the field of human potential. Listen as Mark and Crystal share with Lance the impacts of the pandemic, their journeys to where they are today and the reasons behind writing their new book, “Ask! The Bridge From Your Dreams To Your Destiny.”


  • [00:03:38] The 2020 Journey
  • [00:22:20] Why Did Mark Choose Entrepreneurship?
  • [00:25:05] The Chicken Soup For The Soul Journey
  • [00:28:06] Steps To Writing A Book
  • [00:37:01] How Did Mark & Crystal Meet?


Crystal answers with, “Life is never over.  There’s always a new beginning.”

Mark answers with, “There’s always a silver lining.”

Connect with Mark & Crystal Hansen:

1. Follow Mark on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram & LinkedIn  

2. Find Mark on his website

3. Watch Mark on YouTube

3. Follow Crystal on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram & LinkedIn  

4. Find Crystal on her website

5. Watch Crystal on YouTube

6. Get your copy of “Ask!: The Bridge from Your Dreams to Your Destiny” then visit for new levels of asking!

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Learn how to shift your perspective on adversity by understanding that although adversity may feel like your worst enemy, it is actually your greatest ally. My mission is to connect with unique and inspiring individuals and showcase their journey and what they have gone through in order to become successful in their lives. Tune in three times a week with Lance Essihos for your gold-filled lesson of inspiration, resilience, and bravery. Don’t forget to subscribe!