Rod is the author of Finding Your Future Focus and the popular weekly blog Focus Now. He is recognised as one of Australia’s most experienced and highly regarded business strategists. Finding your Future Focus showcases his 30+ years experience in business and gives the reader a unique insight into the critical disciplines of success.
Establishing his career in marketing communications working with multi-national agencies USP Needham, Young and Rubicam and Clemenger BBDO, Rod now enjoys a diverse and interesting portfolio career. His assignments have taken him all over the world, from Japan to South East Asia, USA to Europe and the UK, New Zealand to Australia working on anything from the tyres on your car to the food and wine you consume everyday.
Rod now spends much of his time helping others establish or grow their careers or businesses via a variety of roles. He is an enthusiastic Ambassador for Thought Leaders Global and was an inaugural member of Faculty at Thought Leaders Business School; an amazing learning institution created by Thought Leaders Global founder Matt Church, and his TLG partner, Peter Cook.
Rod is also Chair of TEC 30 for The Executive Connection, the world’s largest CEO network with over 20000 members and around 700 Chairs. He is an active Board Director and member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Clarity is Rod’s ‘big word’ and in all his roles, his aim is to help others find success through well defined purpose and the power of focus. The result is always crystal clear direction for growth.