Lighten Your Backpack opens with the personal story of Mark Landers. He brings to light the struggles he went through in his 20's as he pursued success in life and business. The turning point came when he realized all his achievements left him without any real feeling of fulfillment. He knew there had to be a better, simpler way to live.

Mark then walks you through 10 steps he’s discovered that will help simplify life for you personally, financially, and in business. Each step is actionable and designed to be implemented immediately. From learning how to say “no,” to paying yourself first, Mark makes suggestions on how to simplify life in a world that seems to be getting more complex and complicated every day.