In today’s very competitive world, average performance in school usually translates to average performance in life. So much emphasis is placed on good academic performance that usually the point of education is lost all together, for many people.

For Marc Sparks, however, average performance did nothing to dampen his morale. He not only managed to go beyond the average academic performance but also attained levels of success that even people with higher levels of education would envy.

Today, Marc Sparks is a source of inspiration for would be entrepreneurs on what to and what not to do to succeed in entrepreneurial world.  With a high school grade of C+, Marc Sparks refused to let the average grade limit his potential and instead started multiple businesses. The Dallas, Texas resident is a serial entrepreneur who is passionate about what he does.

His book “They Can’t Eat You” (can be found on Amazon and GoodRead) shares his story of how he managed to curve his own path to success despite all the odds. He is also the founder and CEO of Timber Creek Capital LP, an equity firm that helps entrepreneurs to achieve their dreams.

It assists them in creating the appropriate business structure for success such as office space, capital, accounting, graphic arts and anything else that a business needs in order to succeed.   Marc Sparks is also a venture capitalist and is forever on the search for promising entrepreneurs to invest in. Learn more: and

Among the qualities that he looks for include exclusivity of services or products, current progress in terms of sales and the strategy that will efficiently and effectively employ the financial resources requested for. It is perhaps interesting to note that despite the various challenges and hurdles that he has had to go through himself in his struggle for success, he is more than willing to assist others succeed in their own business ventures.

His charitable nature does not end with financial success. Marc Sparks is also a philanthropist who participates in several humanitarian organizations such as The Samaritan Inn (which provides shelter for the homeless), the Habitat for Humanity among others – Marc Sparks: More Business Than Usual

According to a website (, he is of the belief that if one is blessed with good fortune, they should share the same with the less fortunate as the more one has the more is expected of them.

However, with the right kind of attitude it is achievable. Success is something that should be shared and with a helping hand, anyone can achieve great heights of financial success.