Building a Foundation for Success

Mark Gottfredson has spent over 30 years helping c-level executives grow their businesses to their full potential. One important principle that he often shares is that of building the right foundation in your life- namely putting first things first and second things second. Learn why he says that family should be your first and foremost priority.

About Mark Gottfredson:

Mark Gottfredson is a partner of Bain and Company at the Dallas office, the office he founded in 1990. Mark’s client work is primarily focused on full potential programs, revenue enhancement, cost reduction, complexity management and major change programs.

Mark is the author of The Breakthrough Imperative book, and has written extensively for publications such as the Harvard Business Review, Wall Street Journal, Singapore Business Times, South China Morning Post, London Business School’s Business Strategy Review, World Business Review, and The Edge (Malaysia).

Mark is fluent in Japanese and has worked extensively in Japan. In 2005, Consulting Magazine named him one of the world’s top twenty-five consultants. He graduated magna cum laude from Brigham Young University and in 1983 he received his MBA from Harvard Business School with high distinction.