Missions and goals (spring 2018 edition)

By now you may know that I hate writing autobiography. Even worse, I despise writing my own bio. This is something I have to do waaaaaay too often — whether for a new brochure or a web page, or in this case for a workshop I’m giving Saturday at the Sharing the Fire storytelling conference.

Bios of this sort are manipulative stories designed to impress. That said, I found the last paragraph I wrote about myself actually inspired me — which is kindof cool.

As a storyteller Mark Binder’s mission is to transmit joy.
As a writer his goal is to engage, enrapture, entertain and occasionally challenge.
As an American citizen his goal is to create a more perfect union.

I kind of like that, and I wanted to share it with you.
Thanks for reading and have an awesome day.

From Many, One – stories that unite

Democracy, diversity and heroism/ American stories for all

Stories inspire, teach and model future behavior. Storytelling is a way to bring people together — across age and economic and social and racial barriers. Listeners unite in a powerful and shared experience, and come away with strength that can transform the present and shape the future.

From Many, One is a program with humor and heart that transmits the message found on the Great Seal of America — that our nation is stronger for our diversity.

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