Mark Bowden

Bestselling Author of Winning Body Language & World-Renowned Communication Expert

Mark Bowden

Mark Bowden’s training immediately takes you to a new plane of effective communication. I haven’t stopped talking about it!

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Today’s executives need to do more than simply succeed: they need to stand out. Communications expert Mark Bowden explains how to use persuasive communication skills to set yourself apart, win trust, and generate profit. His trademark techniques are used by top leaders and political players around the world who want to gain an advantage— beyond words—when they speak.

Bowden received a university degree in performance in the UK, and studied the gesture-control methods of Jacques Lecoq’s Laboratory of Movement in Paris. He then went on to work with leading practitioners of movement psychology,building upon the influence techniques of Dr. Milton Erickson. Bowden is on the faculty of the International Masters of Health Leadership at McGill University, and of the Clinical Leadership program at Schulich Executive Education Centre, York University.

Bowden has a reputation for being one of the world’s expert performance trainers, and he is highly sought after for his business-presentation acumen. His client list also includes leading business people, teams, and politicians—from presidents and CEOs of Fortune 500 companies to prime ministers of G8 powers. Some of his recent clients include Blakes, Brandes, Fidelity, RBC, ING, AVIVA, Standard Life, Gartner, AMD, Microsoft, Thomson Reuters, Viacom, Ogilvy, The BBC, CTV, Walmart, Nestle, Disney, Canadian Medical Association, University Health Network, Roche, AstraZeneca, Audi, Toyota, Kroll, and Barrick Gold.

Bowden delivered a much-watched TEDx Talk in Toronto in September, 2013, and is the body language expert and regular guest on CTV’s The Social. His bestselling body-language book, Winning Body Language, has been translated into five languages and sold around the world.

Books by Mark Bowden

Videos featuring Mark Bowden

  • Why You Want to Sell from the Friend Zone

    Mark Bowden

    So to build a strong relationship you have to get into something that I call “friend category.” From what I believe and what I’ve experienced and what science tells me is that there are about four categories that someone’s primitive brain will put you into: friend...

  • How to Create a Safe Place to Sell

    Mark Bowden

    So often when you want to build a really strong relationship you’ve got to get data from that client or perspective client that is more intimate so it’s trickier to get that data. They’re going to be more reserved around you potentially.


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  • Mythbusting Boardroom Body Language

    Mark Bowden

    Wouldn’t it be great if you could read the body language of everybody in the meeting room to know if they are “buyers and believers” or “negative and naysayers”? How true is it that we can at all work out what others are thinking, feeling and intending toward us...

  • The Art and Error of Alpha Body Language

    Mark Bowden

    When it comes to searching for the right body language that can make you look and feel like a leader, a quick google search will bring you a slew of articles on what to do and what not to do in order to show up as the big “I am” in any and every situation.

  • Stop Reading and Start Leading

    Mark Bowden

    As a leader, chances are you have to present more than just now and again. Whether it is to deliver a plan, win over your peers or motivate the team - how your ideas get heard, understood and trusted is essential if you are to stand out from the crowd and increase your credibility.

  • How to Use Your Body to Win Sales!

    Mark Bowden

    Body Language to Stand Out, Win Trust and Seal the Deal Every Time You Speak Whatever you are selling, regardless of whether you are a big corporation or a small to medium sized business, and regardless of whether you are offering a product or service: we all know that customers like to buy fro...


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