Mark Dobson

Mark Dobson has been called a confidant. A mentor. An advisor. A coach. He has cracked open the talent of over 100 freak performers, in every field imaginable. He is the first person his clients call before their toughest moments … and after their greatest triumphs. 

  • What do you say when an executive, responsible for billion-dollar deals and thousands of staff, asks you what he should do next?
  • What do you say to a sales team that’s missing its targets six months before the company floats?
  • What do you say when asked to fast-track hundreds of students by two academic years? 
  • What do you say when an athlete is about to swim a final, knowing this is their one chance and 30 million people are watching?
  • What do you tell someone who’s just been asked to memorise the Sydney Yellow Pages?

Dobbo is the man the experts call when they don’t have the answers. In these and countless other situations, Dobbo has stepped into the breach when a solution was almost impossible to imagine. He has steered individuals, teams, and companies to success. His work has been praised by CEOs, celebrities, innovators, the media, and the intellectual and cultural elite, including Bill and Melinda Gates and President Barack Obama.


Athletes under Mark’s guidance have won medals in three Olympics, two Winter X-Games, multiple World Championships, and have broken seven world records. His corporate clients such as the ‘big four’ banks, Energy Australia, Finstra, MotorOne, Specialized, and FleetPartners have seen company-wide improvements in efficiency, morale and results. As founder of the One to Ten Business Club and The One Hundred Talent Pool, Mark is connecting high-performing organisations with the partners they need.

With a toolkit of strategies as applicable to the boardroom as the starting blocks, mark has become one of Australia’s pre-eminent trend spotters for success, and a go-to strategist for anyone serious about fulfilling their ambitions. His strategies ignite personal and professional growth in any setting. 

With Dobbo, success is only a conversation away.

Speaking topics

  • The 4 KPIs of a High-Performing Team
  • Grow An Elite Culture
  • Two Steps to Super-charge Your Performance
  • 7 Conversations for Leading Change
  • Bouncing Back in the Face of Adversity
  • Master Your Mindset for Success
  • Build Your Network of High-Value Clients
  • ‘Insert Your Topic Here’


“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 
Ananda had 7000 staff when at HP and has negotiated and landed two x $1Billion deals.

“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 worked with Gary’s players before the played the perfect season. Zero losses.

“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)
Winner of 2 Winter X Games Medals. USA Big Air 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
In the London Olympics Matt was in the Men’s 4x100m relay team that dramatically failed. Matt was the only swimmer in that team to swim the time he needed to swim.

“Mark taught me not only how to compete but how to dominate in competition.”
Tansel Ali – Australian Memory Champion
Memorized the Sydney Yellow Pages.

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