Mark is a Leadership Advisor, Strategist and Speaker. He enables leaders to ‘realise their potential’, and is on a mission to ‘reframe leadership’ and ‘humanise the workplace’.
Mark is highly regarded as an international award winning, commercially astute, leader. He brings 20 years’ CEO experience; leadership, culture, and strategic, insights to both the executive’ and board’ tables. A turnaround CEO, his ability to design and implement real world business strategies, adds signiﬁcant value for all stakeholders. Mark has led multinational organizations through transformational change; companies like Gloria Jeans Coffees, where he oversaw 40 countries, Hagemeyer Brands and the Charles Parsons Group.
1. Know Your Why. Purpose unlocks passion and direction.
2. Respect and Honour. Everyone, regardless of role or relationship, should be treated with honour and respect.
3. Control is an Illusion. Clear vision, direction and empowerment result in momentum.
4. Democratise Information. An organisation with transparency builds trust, understanding and alignment.
5. Culture Unlocks Potential. Invest in your people; your people will invest in your customers; then your customers will invest in you.
6. Innovate and Differentiate. Innovation is not an event it is a cultural imperative. Innovation drives differentiation and success.
7. Simplicity trumps Complexity. The elegant and effective solution is the simple refined from the complex.
8. Humanize the Workplace. Relax and enjoy, we spend a lot of time at work we might as well enjoy it.
9. Clear Strategy. To empower people, you need direction and clear simple milestones; that’s strategy.
10. To Lead is to Serve. Real leadership is an act of service.
Founder and CEO
"Unlike alternative approaches I have used in the past, Mark’s methodology not just acknowledges the need for strategic agility but empowers it, providing the best possible balance of proactive strategic planning with the realities of responding to a dynamic tactical environment. I can’t recommend Mark and his Stragile software solution highly enough."
"Mark is an impressively humble, wise and authentic leader and strategist with whom my senior leadership team and I thoroughly enjoy working. Through a curated leadership program and timeless delivery style; Mark taught us about strategic architecture, team building, and how great leaders inspire action."
Green Homes Australia
"Green Homes Australia has been working with Stragile for the past 2 years and the benefits are clear and tangible. Our direction and commitment to goals has been measurable and our management team has achieved well in advance of our predictions and this is purely due to the ability to focus on the agreed united tasks that are easily understood and visualised by all involved."