Mark comes from a long line of Celtic bards and storytellers. He has devoted the last twenty-five years to exploring the oral tradition. He has coached professional athletes, elite mountain climbers and corporate leaders. Mark’s company, Face to Face Communications, was a pioneer in the field of digital storytelling. His unique skillset led to a collaboration with Jim Elzinga in the development of TeamEverest.
Mark knows and shares with others the true power and value of stories. He helps his clients shape their own mythic story in a way that others can find meaning and purpose and the commitment to achieve goals and objectives. From shaping major change initiatives to communicating vision, new directions, goals, missions and values. Mark helps individuals & organizations erase the stories that are keeping them stuck and write new stories that lead the way.
If you want to realize the power and value of story within your organization there is no one more qualified, with the tools & experience to make this happen, either with one-on-one coaching, or using a combination of approaches throughout the width and breadth of an organization.
"Even though I have told stories at hundreds of events, my passion is helping others shape their own stories. Storytelling is such a powerful tool, not merely for communication of ideas and information, but for building capacity for collaboration, inspiration and vision."