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Lasso The Moon
With Mark ‘Dobbo’ Dobson

Strategy & Inspiration For The Passionate Mortgage Broker & Surrounding Industries

If you burn to be the best then welcome to a place you can find all the insight you need to get there!

Your podcast host, Mark Dobson, aka ‘Dobbo’, has 20 years experience advising and developing elite performers. He has guided athletes to medals across 3 Olympics, 2 winter X Games, multiple World Championships and 7 World Records. He has consulted to corporates such as NAB, FleetPartners and MotorOne, and in 2011 US President Barack Obama acknowledged a project Mark was a founding member of in New York City.

Dobbo is world class at developing talent. In Lasso The Moon he introduces listeners to his circle of remarkable people and the approaches they have taken to be exceptional in their field – constantly dissecting strategies so you can use them in your work.

Podcast episodes alternate between discussions with top brokers, elite athletes and business guns, to occasional workshops so you can apply the strategies and mindset to achieve your own goals.

Dobbo is not the quiet and retiring type, so hold on for the ride!

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Episode #4: Jo Attard – Building Her Broking Business

Duration: 58:41 | File Size: 56MB |Download| Listen in iTunes

Jo Attard has built a mortgage broking business that most people stand in awe of.  She was in the Top 50 Finance Broking firms in Australia (The Advisor 2011), won the inaugural number 1 CEO Award for PLAN Australia 2012 and was the number one Female Finance Advisory in Australia (PLAN Australia 2011 & 2012. In this interview you hear her thoughts on customers, staff, systems and lifestyle. Get ready for loads of useful insights for your business.

Episode #3: How You Get Into The Top 5 In The World!

Duration: 1:23:04 | File Size: 76MB |Download| Listen in iTunes

Pro Skier Colby James West, 3 times Winter X Games medalist and USA Big Air Champion, explains the mental and skill development strategies he used to become elite in his sport. He explains how he built a personal brand so strong Monster Energy pay him not for his skiing, but for his personality brand! In the interview he talks about his social media strategy, how he pitches in meetings, his tools for delivering under pressure and how he created his own elite team to help him get there. The similarities to the mortgage broking industry are amazing!

Episode #2: Landing the Big Deals!

Duration: 58:00 | File Size: 53MB |Download| Listen in iTunes

Dobbo talks to freak dealmaker Ananda Subbiah, who has negotiated and landed not one, but two, billion dollar deals! Yep, BILLION! Ananda shares amazing insights for turning his ‘B-grade’ performers into ‘A-grade’ performers, leading new customers through a sale, critiquing how well he is providing for a customer, how he responds and salvages something from losing a sale, and he nails it when he explains the essence of the sales process. Gold!

Episode #1: Double Your Business, Twice In 3 Years!

Duration: 1:10:05 | File Size: 64MB |Download| Listen in iTunes

David Cowen was a client of Dobbo’s who doubled his mortgage broking business, Finstra, twice in 3 years. In this episode David and Dobbo discuss how they grew Finstra, including how they created more time for David and what David used that extra time for. They look at leadership, brand messaging, systems, time management and fitting in a little golf.


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