The CEO of MarkTwo Consulting, Mark Oliver, has written several published thought leadership books and articles providing practical insights into the key issue of human motivation, and how to translate this with timeless wisdom and insights applicable to our changing modern workplace.

Below are a collection of some of his written Blogs.

Also below is a link to watch some of his short video blogs (between 1.5-3 mins each) on key challenges in the workplace.

The video blogs are:

1. 3 Common Hiring Mistakes 
2. Turning Average Performers into High Performers 
3. 3 Reasons People Resist Change 
4. How to Give Good Feedback 
5. 2 Key Things to Remember When Handling Conflict 
6. Warning Signals of Psychopaths 
7. How Can You Find Your Purpose in Life? 


See below for his written blogs.

Laughter protects you physically and psychologically..

6 Meaningful things to do when stuck at home during lock-down.

To get the best performance (a combination of motivation and capability) from your employees, it is critical that you provide structures and systems (including pay systems) that motivate them at the higher levels.

It makes sense that what makes us feel good at work is also which helps us to be fuller engaged and more satisfied.

What do the greatest leaders have in common?

Is selecting the right people in your organisation a major issue, whether it is external selection (recruitment) or internal selection (promotion)? The process you use helps apart from more accurate selections - new recruits who report a positive candidate experience apply 15% more discretionary effort and are 38% more likely to remain with the organisation.

According to Gallup’s State of the Global Workplace 2021 report, employees’ daily stress reached a record high in 2020, increasing from 38% in 2019 to 43% globally in 2020. 45% of employees in Australia and New Zealand report that they are feeling stress during a lot of the day.

Highly engaged employees produce higher levels of productivity and customer service resulting in 17% more operating margin and 400% more shareholder value.

Many people in the world were shocked by how quickly the Taliban took over Afghanistan.

PTSD has affected many soldiers through history, and there was the stigma that it was about soldiers being "weak minded" as many fled the battlefield.