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"Since Covid, we haven't been able to spend the same money on our people's PD. Mark's Micro Library has been a fantastic alternative. I now start most team meetings with it."

Ben Williamson - Exec. Manager HR - Club Central - Leagues Club, Hurstville.

About Our Micro Library Expert

Mark Dobson has been advising elite performers from every sphere for 25 years – true outliers; CEOs, world champions and pioneers. 

His corporate clients, such as the big four banks, Energy Australia, Finstra, MotorOne, FleetPartners and Specialised Bicycles have seen company-wide improvements in efficiency, morale and results.

While the Early College Mark was a founding member of in New York City was praised by former President Barack Obama for its educational innovation.

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Elite COmpanies That Engage Mark

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what the Elite Say:

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

Ananada Subbiah
VP - Global Strategic Engagement - Telarix

Mark has been my advisor for over a decade. In that time I won World Championship Gold and medals at 2 Olympics. Many have climbed Everest, very few can do what he does. He is a master of innovation.

Matt Targett
World Champion Swimmer and Olympian

This tool was a game changer for us. Suddenly I could fire specific knowledge and solutions to people the moment they asked for it. Our people felt resourced and the business kept moving as a result.

Ryan Doughty
Owner of The Summit

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

Ian Pope - Australian Olympic Swimming Coach 


Coach of Hackett, Klim, Welsh, Rooney & others.

Some More Content below if helpful.

The Essence Of Leadership

The Essence of Leadership

Using Vision & Emapathy

Managing Your Bottom 10%

Creating High Performers

Creating The Team Synergy

Designed FOr Coaching teams

Videos in The Micro Library are designed specifically for leading a team to high performance.

The videos here simplify complex leadership issues.

Our other videos both simplify and move to action. Each finish with clear activities that will get the outcome with the least amount of effort.

100+ Videos
Of World CLass Performance Strategies

 
designed for leading your team 

in 2-5 minute chunks of insight .

These are the topic in the series and we keep adding to them.

Some topics are not ones you need today, but will inevitably pop up during the year.

The intent is that you have them all on hand, so you can respond in seconds rather than weeks.

High Performance

  • Defining what High Performance is for you and your team.
  • Mindset for increasing performance
  • Lifting your standards
  • Breaking a performance ceiling
  • How to respond to huge amounts of performance pressure
  • Delivering on what you are really capable of
  • The seven conversation that lead to high performance
  •  Vision – What do we ultimately want to create?
  •  Belief– What would we need to believe to deliver the vision?
  •  Skill – What skill would we need to be have to deliver the vision?
  •  Motive – What motive would drive us to the vision, even in tough times?
  •  Team – Who do we need in our team to deliver the vision?
  •  Nature – If we did it our way, how would we go about it?
  •  Identity – What type of person or team would deliver this vision
  • Staying sane and reaching goals when there are not enough resources.
  • Assessing a failure.
  • Responding to a failure.
  • How to stay up after sustained success for a long time
  • How do you stay hungry when it gets tough?
  • Delivering when it is most important
  • Working to your strengths
  • Mastering your daily habits
  • Creating a peer group that hold you to a high standard
  • How to not panic when presenting
  • Dramatically increasing your skill
  • Why do we panic under pressure? And what to do instead.
  • The financing or investment has come through. Time to re-group.
  • This might not work. But sometimes you have to try.
  • Deciding on some key performance indicators.
  • Learning how to say no.

Time management

  • Managing time in a modern era.
  • How to create a potent diary.
  • Designing a diary that will achieve your goals.
  • ‘Stimulus’ – How to stop ‘busy’ and get important things done.
  • ‘Obligation’ – Increasing your productivity and focused work.
  • ‘Drive Time’ – Using time to lead the future.
  • Staying focused in a busy office.
  • Using simple tools like email footers, phone message and others to reduce interruptions.
  • How to help your team mates be effective with their time.

Management & Leadership

  • Delegation
  • What creates effective delegation
  • How to delegate when ‘its easier to do it yourself’
  • Having people lift to the standards you set
  • Leading during change
  • Having difficult conversations
  • Getting people to buy into the bigger vision
  • Management styles to try in different situations

Motivation

  • Finding motivation for a new year
  • Customising a morning routine that fires you up
  • Responding to a mid year flat spot
  • Working out what really motivates you
  • Recovering from a long period of low drive
  • Inspiring the people around you without being annoying
  • Finding your ‘why’

Goals & Achievement 

  • How do you discover what you want?
  • How to reconnect with a goal that you have achieved before?
  • How does a team member embrace a company goal that they didn’t set
  • What do you do when you find yourself giving up on a goal?
  • What is the best way to coach and support a team member to a goal?
  • How do you find the motivation to apply yourself every week?
  • What activity puts us in the best position to achieve our goal?

Team

  • How do elite teams really work?
  • How do you make your team an elite team?
  • How do we get everyone on the same page?
  • How do elite teams communicate?
  • Practical ways to create more team work.
  • Becoming a resilient team.
  • Getting on message as a team about a bad PR or client experience.
  • Last week we lost a key team member.  Overwhelm is setting in.

Culture

  • Leading a company or team culture
  • Designing a culture that achieve your vision
  • How to address behaviour outside what is acceptable
  • How to help your workplace be happier and more productive
  • Accountability
  • Integrity
  • Excellence
  • Consistency
  • Fun
  • Quality
  • Responsibility
  • Confidence
  • Representing your brand
  • Pride

Sales

  • How to build on the back of a bad year or a bad quarter
  • It’s already half way through the quarter/year and you are going to miss your targets. Now what?
  • It’s already half way through the quarter/year and you are blitzing your targets. Now what?
  • You met your quarterly/annual targets. But it’s with one client…
  • We just lost a big account. How to re-group.
  • Starting the year with zero on your score sheet
  • How to command a personal brand that gets you in the door.
  • How do the truly elite sales people approach their craft?
  • Ideas for generating leads and pipeline.
  • Responding to a massive knock back.
  • Assessing if the client is worth all the trouble.
  • Sales skills
  • Discovering what the customer really wants
  • Hitting massive targets
  • Understand your sales cycle
  • Building rapport
  • Calculating your sales cycle and speeding it up.
  • The art of having Influence
  • Using your company vision when pitching
  • 3 Tips for closing a deal
  • Is this really the right sales strategy?
  • Is the customer really always right?
  • Strategies for how to add one new lead or network connection per week.
  • Firing your customer/client.

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