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Leadership lessons from a small boat

This weekend, I’m off to Perth with my rowing crew, the Warriewood Crustys. We’ve already won Silver at the NSW State Championships. Now we venture west with our eyes on the main prize – Australian Gold! We’ve worked hard and improved out of site. We’ve also learned what it takes to perform at the highest level – lessons…See More
Apr 12
Mark Hodgson posted a blog post

Leadership lessons from a small boat

This weekend, I’m off to Perth with my rowing crew, the Warriewood Crustys. We’ve already won Silver at the NSW State Championships. Now we venture west with our eyes on the main prize – Australian Gold! We’ve worked hard and improved out of site. We’ve also learned what it takes to perform at the highest level – lessons…See More
Apr 12
A blog post by Mark Hodgson was featured

3 great ways to put thought leadership to work in your business

With the explosion of professional social media channels such as LinkedIn, it makes sense for your managers, leaders and future stars to get serious about building a presence. As we all remember from school science experiments, nature abhors a vacuum. If your people are not a voice in the market, chances are your customers are tuning into someone else.Building a Thought Leadership profile is one of the key aspects of turning your leaders into INFLUENCERS. They need to build their personal…See More
Mar 26
Mark Hodgson posted a blog post

3 great ways to put thought leadership to work in your business

With the explosion of professional social media channels such as LinkedIn, it makes sense for your managers, leaders and future stars to get serious about building a presence. As we all remember from school science experiments, nature abhors a vacuum. If your people are not a voice in the market, chances are your customers are tuning into someone else.Building a Thought Leadership profile is one of the key aspects of turning your leaders into INFLUENCERS. They need to build their personal…See More
Mar 22
A blog post by Mark Hodgson was featured

Developing the INFLUENTIAL LEADERS your business needs

The rules have changed. To succeed today, your leaders have to stand out. Being expert and experienced is still necessary - but it’s no longer sufficient. The people charged with leading must actively develop their INFLUENCE to attract the people, customers and resources necessary for your business to win in volatile, uncertain and complex markets.INFLUENCE doesn’t just happenTurning your leaders into Influencers creates benefits for both the individual and the business. But Influence doesn’t…See More
Mar 15
Mark Hodgson posted a blog post

Developing the INFLUENTIAL LEADERS your business needs

The rules have changed. To succeed today, your leaders have to stand out. Being expert and experienced is still necessary - but it’s no longer sufficient. The people charged with leading must actively develop their INFLUENCE to attract the people, customers and resources necessary for your business to win in volatile, uncertain and complex markets.INFLUENCE doesn’t just happenTurning your leaders into Influencers creates benefits for both the individual and the business. But Influence doesn’t…See More
Mar 15
A blog post by Mark Hodgson was featured

Building your Transformational Leadership Capability

We’re all in the business of ChangeOne of the foundations of thought leadership is to throw rocks. Not in a reckless, greenhouse-busting, angry way. More in the sense of casting one in the eye of the prevailing Goliath in an industry. For me, that’s ‘Change Management’. I reckon it’s a crock. I spent several years studying the field and am actively involved in helping businesses to change. Trouble is change is not ‘managed’. It’s led. Sure, there are elements of a change process that can be…See More
Mar 8
Mark Hodgson posted a blog post

Building your Transformational Leadership Capability

We’re all in the business of ChangeOne of the foundations of thought leadership is to throw rocks. Not in a reckless, greenhouse-busting, angry way. More in the sense of casting one in the eye of the prevailing Goliath in an industry. For me, that’s ‘Change Management’. I reckon it’s a crock. I spent several years studying the field and am actively involved in helping businesses to change. Trouble is change is not ‘managed’. It’s led. Sure, there are elements of a change process that can be…See More
Mar 7
A blog post by Mark Hodgson was featured

Clear Eyes. Full Hearts. Can’t Lose

This mantra comes from the excellent TV series, ‘Friday Night Lights’. It’s set against the backdrop of high school football in Dillon, a small town in Texas. In this community, the football and the team’s success is everything.…See More
Mar 1
Mark Hodgson posted a blog post

Clear Eyes. Full Hearts. Can’t Lose

This mantra comes from the excellent TV series, ‘Friday Night Lights’. It’s set against the backdrop of high school football in Dillon, a small town in Texas. In this community, the football and the team’s success is everything.…See More
Mar 1
Mark Hodgson posted a blog post

Ready to Dial Up Your Influence? - TAKE THE TEST

This week I’ve launched my BUILDING YOUR INFLUENCE diagnostic tool, developed from a 2017 blog ‘Dialing Up Your Influence’.There are a lot of elements involved in creating the personal brand presence that we all need to stand out professionally. A lot of people struggle with confidence or simply don’t know where to start. I wanted to create a way in to help people…See More
Feb 14
A blog post by Mark Hodgson was featured

Ready to jump? 5 keys to launching your solo career

I was recently invited to sit on a panel at one of Sydney’s leading business schools to share my thoughts on how I had set up my successful consultancy practise. I was struck by the wide variety of people in the room. They ranged from twenty something students to folk in their 50s and 60s. Many had obviously dropped in after…See More
Feb 7
Mark Hodgson posted a blog post

Ready to jump? 5 keys to launching your solo career

I was recently invited to sit on a panel at one of Sydney’s leading business schools to share my thoughts on how I had set up my successful consultancy practise. I was struck by the wide variety of people in the room. They ranged from twenty something students to folk in their 50s and 60s. Many had obviously dropped in after…See More
Feb 7
A blog post by Mark Hodgson was featured

Time to future proof your career

It wasn’t that long ago that you needed a downtown office to do business. A bricks and mortar presence was essential. Corporates traded with other corporates and the little guy could hope for little more than the occasional crumb. Work was done in offices. Meetings (lots of them) took place in meeting rooms. Consultants,…See More
Jan 31
Mark Hodgson posted a blog post

Time to future proof your career

It wasn’t that long ago that you needed a downtown office to do business. A bricks and mortar presence was essential. Corporates traded with other corporates and the little guy could hope for little more than the occasional crumb. Work was done in offices. Meetings (lots of them) took place in meeting rooms. Consultants,…See More
Jan 31
A blog post by Mark Hodgson was featured

Are you talking yourself out of future success?

“Happy 2018 you magnificent Grand Final winning bastards. Pre season is almost upon us and need to know who is saddling up again for 2018”.This is the text sent to me by the captain of the mighty Newport Rugby Club 3rd team. I am 53 in February. By any measure, that’s old to be playing rugby. It’s easy to give in to a prevailing narrative - “time to hang up your boots”, “most of those blokes could be your son”, “Mate, you’ll be the slowest bloke on the park”. In truth I was tempted to say,…See More
Jan 25

Profile Information

What would you like to share about yourself?
Mark Hodgson comes from a highly successful corporate leadership background in media and advertising and has worked in Australasia, the UK, Central Europe and Russia.

Mark draws on a track record of hands-on experience backed by learning across multiple disciplines. He’s an expert in leading change and holds an MBA level Change Management qualification from AGSM. More than a lecture room theorist, he has inspired large teams across both commercial and NFP sectors. Mark led a business transformation within the employment services division of a large Australian provider, creating a vision, culture and energy that turned a $1m loss into a $4m profit. He is also a mentor in Thought Leaders, a global authority on helping organizations to thrive by positioning themselves as leading influencers in their market.
Personal blog
http://uk.thoughtleadersglobal.com/blog/
How many employees in your company?
1-49
What areas of HR are you particularly passionate about?
Leading Change, Helping bring out greatness in others. Encouraging HR experts to step up to take their rightful place at the top table!
What kind of networking are you open to?
Open networking

Mark Hodgson's Blog

Leadership lessons from a small boat

Posted on April 12, 2018 at 7:30 0 Comments

This weekend, I’m off to Perth with my rowing crew, the Warriewood Crustys. We’ve already won Silver at the NSW State Championships. Now we venture west with our eyes on the main prize – Australian Gold! We’ve worked hard and improved out of site. We’ve also learned what it takes to perform at the highest…

Continue

3 great ways to put thought leadership to work in your business

Posted on March 22, 2018 at 9:00 0 Comments

With the explosion of professional social media channels such as LinkedIn, it makes sense for your managers, leaders and future stars to get serious about building a presence. As we all remember from school science experiments, nature abhors a vacuum. If your people are not a voice in the market, chances are your customers are tuning into someone else.

Building a Thought Leadership profile is one of the key aspects of turning your leaders into INFLUENCERS. They need to build their…

Continue

Developing the INFLUENTIAL LEADERS your business needs

Posted on March 15, 2018 at 7:00 0 Comments

The rules have changed. To succeed today, your leaders have to stand out. Being expert and experienced is still necessary - but it’s no longer sufficient. The people charged with leading must actively develop their INFLUENCE to attract the people, customers and resources necessary for your business to win in volatile, uncertain and complex markets.

INFLUENCE doesn’t just happen

Turning your leaders into Influencers creates benefits for both the individual and the…

Continue

Building your Transformational Leadership Capability

Posted on March 7, 2018 at 7:30 0 Comments

We’re all in the business of Change

One of the foundations of thought leadership is to throw rocks. Not in a reckless, greenhouse-busting, angry way. More in the sense of casting one in the eye of the prevailing Goliath in an industry. For me, that’s ‘Change Management’. I reckon it’s a crock. I spent several years studying the field and am actively involved in helping businesses to change. Trouble is change is not ‘managed’. It’s led. Sure, there are elements of a…

Continue

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