Since his retirement from the NBA, Mark has focused his energy and efforts on his success as a business speaker. Mark’s speaking programs emphasize business topics that help your team work together better and result in higher productivity as a unit.
Being in the NBA for over a decade taught Mark how to be a professional and how to skillfully communicate, traits crucial to the business world. As a professional business speaker, it is Mark’s passion to share these skills with corporations and industry leaders.
There are numerous aspects of being a professional basketball player that relate to being a highly productive member of a corporation. This is something Mark teaches through his work as a business speaker.
A few of the correlations of being a professional athlete and a professional business leader are punctuality, appropriate attire and understanding your role in a given environment. As a business speaker, Mark addresses this idea with his own actions by being on time and ready to go.
Another aspect of being a professional is not making excuses. While there are certain challenges in life that detour us from our work, many of the distractions cause us to not be as prosperous as possible are excuses we make for ourselves. As a business speaker Mark frequently hears about corporations having problems with excuse makers on their team. They hire Mark to teach their team accountability.
Another lesson learned during his career as a professional basketball player, that he continues to implement in his program as a business speaker, is the importance of knowing how to properly communicate with your peers. Clear communication will help you get a better understanding of what you need to do, how to do it, when it must be done, etc.
As an employee it is crucial to know exactly what is expected of you. Many people simply make assumptions about what others expect from them both in business settings and in life. As a business speaker Mark gives you tips on how to clear lines of communication and get a better understanding of what those around you need you to do.
It is vital to know what is expected of you rather than just making assumptions. Have you ever been driving for a long time, thinking you were heading the right direction, only to find out you were on the completely wrong road? It is not a good feeling. In the business world it means loss of time, loss of money and possibly even loss of a job. As a business speaker Mark shows corporations and business leaders how to avoid these mistakes.
Mark takes you beyond the known and familiar to uncover your ability to earn your customer’s confidence … and business. He will help you find out exactly what your customers REALLY want from you. To hear more, book Mark for your next event by calling 800–998-7067 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.