Mark Bowden is an expert in human behavior and body language, and is the creator of TRUTHPLANE®, a communication training company and unique methodology for anyone who has to communicate with impact to an audience. Mark’s client list of leading businesspeople, teams, and politicians includes presidents and CEOs of Fortune 500 companies and Prime Ministers of G7 powers.

Mark’s publications are the bestselling Winning Body Language, a “how-to guide” to using your body language to stand out, gain trust and credibility when speaking; Winning Body Language for Sales Professionals; Tame the Primitive Brain – 28 Ways in 28 Days to Manage the Most Impulsive Behaviors At Work; and most recently Canadian bestseller TRUTH & LIES What People are Really Thinking.

Voted #1 in the world’s top 30 Body Language Professionals for 2014 and 2015 by Global Gurus, Mark has an extremely popular TEDx talk, and a YouTube Channel with over 1 million views. A go-to commentator for world media on the body language of leading politicians and public figures, Mark appears regularly on news and talk shows for CNN, CTV, CBC, Global and is regularly quoted in The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Washington Post, and GQ Magazine.


WorkshopThe Body Language of Trust & Credibility for nonverbal influence and persuasion

With so much competition on the planet, how will you ever stand out, win trust and get what you want and need? In this inspirational and interactive workshop presentation, Mark Bowden shows us how to always put our best selves forward using superior communication skills.

Mark helps you understand how certain common nonverbal behaviors may be steering you away from building and strengthening the relationships that could ultimately help you realize your greater professional potential and get you the results you need. Learn the techniques that inspire, and build trust and credibility with those around you.

Mark takes his audience on an insightful journey to understand how “It’s not often what you say – but how you say it that gets results.” He demonstrates how perceptions can be completely altered by a simple gesture or action, then brings to his audience the most useful techniques, a wholly new skill set, to create ideal communication in all situations.

By demonstrating his TRUTHPLANE® GesturePlane System™, Mark shows how you can use the most effective skills to seamlessly win your listeners over to you and your message, engaging them, and inspiring action. Audiences rave about Mark’s main takeaway – being empowered with a confident communication style that is transparent, courageous, compelling, persuasive, influential, and conversational.

Key outcomes from this presentation include:

  • Know exactly what to do to stand out, win trust and gain credibility every time you speak
  • Learn how to use the TRUTHPLANE® as well as the other Horizontal Gesture Planes™ to look and feel at your most confident
  • Improve your self-awareness and executive presence
  • Learn powerful structures that gain leadership presence, attention, and influence actions
  • Learn effective listening behaviors
  • Influence and persuade others to a positive bias on your story and data
  • Frame your information nonverbally to tell the story you need it to
Watch Mark's Teaser Training Video