Mark Dobson

Mark Dobson

Mastering Leadership  |  Sales and Business Growth
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About Mark

“A Candid Path to High Performance “It’s easy to believe that others have easier paths to their goals. They don’t. The game is ‘who can navigate through the obstacles’.“ Mark’s mastery is taking ...”

A Candid Path to High Performance

“It’s easy to believe that others have easier paths to their goals. They don’t. The game is ‘who can navigate through the obstacles’.“

Mark’s mastery is taking ‘difficult conversations’ and turning them into inspiring conversations that drive high performance.

This skill has been critical in guiding his world class clients through tricky, sensitive, and challenging discussions before achieving medals at 3 Olympics, 2 Winter X Games, multiple world championships, 7 World Records, closing billion-dollar sales, memorising the entire Yellow Pages and building AI businesses almost overnight. (And that’s the short list.)

Mark’s astute knowledge of business, leadership and practical performance skills means he can offer your audience the mindset they need, paired with a practical skill, to achieve their outcomes. As a result, what previously seemed impossible is now within reach.

Best of all, Mark’s framework for these performance conversations is scalable! His approach is totally do-able by your audience. Actually, they will be energised by how much easier and faster his approach is.

Corporate clients (NAB, CBA, Nestle, Genlife, Specialized Bikes, Sektor, Energy Australia, Mosaic Private, Bega, FD Digital and SeizoTech) have all seen company-wide impact in accountability, synergy, morale, and results… without the drama.

“The thing that I love about Mark above all else, is that he’s honest, and honest in the right way. His candour will challenge you, but it just won’t leave a mark. Instead, it will spark changes that are absolutely necessary. I personally love working with him because honesty in relationship is critical to getting to the place you want to be.”
Grant Hackett OAM – 36 Gold Medals – CEO Genlife.

Mark’s keynotes will entertain and impress the most hardened of audiences. They are loaded with funny and extraordinary stories of brave conversations that lead to amazing results. And Mark’s breadth of experience allows him to customise his keynote to what you need.

What people say about Mark

We are the Digital team behind the growth of BFT. Yet, Mark lifted our performance to a new level with his guidance on navigating obstacles to leverage AI. We are leading edge in that space as a result.

– David Zanker, CEO Function Digital

Mark taught me not only how to compete but how to dominate in competition.

– Tansel Ali – Australian Memory Champion

More than a thousand have climbed Everest, very few can do what Mark Dobson does. He is a master of innovation.

– Matt Targett - Olympic Medalist & World Championship Gold Medalist

I medaled twice at the X Games with Mark as my coach. It was just awesome! Thanks for the kick in the butt Dobbo.

– Colby James West – Winter X Games Medalist (USA)

Mark had the respect of the playing group because of not only recounting stories of his own upbringing which was easily identifiable by my group but also his work with world class athletes.

– Gary Ayres - 5 x AFL Premiership Player

Mark’s way gets people excited by the change and he always concludes with clear fix to the problem. In my view it is indeed a rare gift. In all of my corporate experience Mark is truly one of a kind.

– Ananda Subbiah - Executive General Manager, Oakton Company

Mark injected an amazing amount of energy into our organisation and for me personally, was a real inspiration.

– Paul Burgess - CEO, Link Up International

Mark was pivotal in growing us 300% above industry growth rate and becoming Australian specialised retailor of the year. He is a gold mine of strategy and insights, collected from all the incredible people he has worked with.

– Brad Smith - CEO, braaap Motorcycles

Mark has a clear understanding of the mind-set required to gain the edge needed for optimal performance.

– Ian Pope - Australian Olympic Swimming Coach