Mark is Australia's leading work life balance and team cohesion advocate. Mark and his team conduct workshop and conference programs in Lifestyle, Team Building and Leadership. Mark is Consulting Editor to 'Ultra-Fit' Magazine, both in Australia and the U.K. He also reaches over 1.5 million people monthly through his columns in 'The Age', 'Panorama' and various other publications.
Mark is the author of the Healthy Lifestyle book 'Every Day Counts', the first book ever to be endorsed by the Australian Government's Health Promotion arm, 'Active Australia'. Mark's Every Day Counts program has also been ratified by fitness bodies throughout Australia. His second book, 'Work a Little Less, Live a Little More' has become the bible for work life balance in corporate Australia.
Mark was Fitness and Team Building Coach at AFL team Collingwood for fourteen years. Collingwood also outsourced its entire fitness and training function to Mark's team. He acted as Collingwood's Club Runner for the AFL record of more than 250 games. He also worked with Victoria in the State of Origin Series on five occasions. Mark played VFL football for Melbourne and represented Victoria through the VFA.
In 1998, at age forty-one, Mark was part of the winning team in the inaugural AFL Triathlon, competing against current players from all teams. In the same year he competed in, and at the same time gave a commentary of, the gruelling British Cross Training Challenge in London.
Marks key competencies are ...
· Work Life Balance
· 8 unique team cohesion activities
He presents in 2 areas. The first is about Time: How to create time for you and enhance your Life Balance. The second is about Teams: Why we need them and how to lead them. He can conduct one of 8 unique, enjoyable and mischievous Team Cohesion Activities that highlight communication, conflict resolution and planning in a relaxed, fun environment. They get people mixing in a gentle, physical environment and highlight behavioural business analogies. His presentations can be in either Keynote (45mins) or Workshop (3 hours) format, or he can facilitate your Conference. All his programs are designed to be a lot of FUN, while his debriefs are comprehensive, interactive and outcome oriented.