The Ideal Life

We Pursue Purpose in Work & in Life

The Ideal Life is fulfilling an ancient need on a modern day platform. Since ancient Greece, humanity has searched for wisdom and guidance on how to live a more enriched life. We are satisfying this desire by providing a multimedia platform that is focused on cultivating a growth mindset. Here you’ll find a supportive community of coaches, valuable online resources, and transformative courses aimed at helping you lead a more gratifying and joyful life.

Entities of The Ideal Life

The Ideal Life supports the growth and sustainability of multiple divisions in the company and community.

Ideal Foundation

The Ideal Foundation is the grant-making division that provides grants and in-kind services to grant recipients.

Ideal Creations

Ideal Creations is bringing artists together from around the world and offering unique and exclusive designs.

Ideal Teams

The Ideal doesn’t happen without a collective effort. Learn about the innovators behind The Ideal Life.

Actions + Goals = The Ideal Life

There’s a Better Way to a Joyful Life

Everyone has goals and dreams, but few know how to obtain them. With the help of the I GOT This framework, you can turn those dreams into a reality!

The I GOT This Framework

The I GOT This Framework helps you align your Ideals, Goals, Objectives, and Tasks so you can discover a deep sense of purpose and joy at every stage of your life, knowing you are on the right track.

How to set a clear vision for your life

What actions to focus on each day

How to “get in the zone” with your effort

When and how to deliberately practice skills

How to stay on track with your goals

How to have a healthier relationship with goal setting

Forbes Books Author Seal

Mark Congdon

FOUNDER & CEO OF THE IDEAL LIFE

After spending years as a successful leader in the transportation logistics industry, Mark Congdon now dedicates himself to empowering others through The Ideal Life. With expertise in business and psychology, including a Dean’s List graduate of the Harvard Extension School in Industrial-Organizational Psychology, Mark coaches individuals and teams on how to turn their long-term visions into purposeful and actionable steps. As a CEO, Ironman Triathlete, published author, and devoted father of four, his experience offers valuable insights to help others achieve success in life.

Meet the Ideal Team

Mark Congdon - Founder & CEO at The Ideal Life

Mark Congdon

Founder & CEO

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Sean Coughlin - President at The Ideal Life

Sean Coughlin

President

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Hutson Dodds - VP of Strategic Relations at The Ideal Life

Hutson Dodds

VP of Strategic Relations

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Karissa Tunis - Director of Marketing & Content Creation at The Ideal Life

Karissa Tunis

Director of Marketing & Content Creation

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Corey Colman - Director of Operations at The Ideal Life

Corey Colman

Director of Operations

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Jono Young - Director of Technology at The Ideal Life

Jono Young

Director of Technology

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Lindsey Ballenger - Ideal Foundations Grants Administrator at The Ideal Life

Lindsey Ballenger

Ideal Foundations Grants Administrator

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Ashley Brueggemann - Director of Business Development at The Ideal Life

Ashley Brueggemann

Director of Business Development

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Andrew Austen - Community Manager at The Ideal Life

Andrew Austen

Community Manager

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Danny Conley - Product Designer at The Ideal Life

Danny Conley

Product Designer

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Brad Johnson - Performance Coach and Product Consultant at The Ideal Life

Brad Johnson

Performance Coach and Product Consultant

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Brittney Heffner - Social Media Manager & Graphic Designer at The Ideal Life

Brittney Heffner

Social Media Manager & Graphic Designer

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Zac Crocker - Producer at The Ideal Life

Zac Crocker

Producer

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Harper Poe - Creations Advisor at The Ideal Life

Harper Poe

Creations Advisor

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Dave Newell - Team Consultant at The Ideal Life

Dave Newell

Team Consultant

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Elizabeth Buckley - Coaching Mentor & Advisor at The Ideal Life

Elizabeth Buckley

Coaching Mentor & Advisor

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Andrew Schultz - Digital Marketing at The Ideal Life

Andrew Schultz

Digital Marketing

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Bryce Peterson - Sales and Operations Associate at The Ideal Life

Bryce Peterson

Sales and Operations Associate

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Christian Esgro - Sales Intern at The Ideal Life

Christian Esgro

Sales Intern

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Where dreams are made

The Ideal Location

The Ideal Life is based in the beautiful Lowcountry of Charleston, SC.

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Charleston Battery and The Ideal Life Partnership

Establishing our roots

The IDEAL PARTNERSHIP: Charleston Battery & The Ideal Life

“Our whole team is focused on unlocking joy in people’s lives so they can live to their full potential, the ability to spotlight and honor local citizens through the Community Hero presentation is a key way we can help spread love and joy in our community” – Hutson Dodds