All Maximum Impact Training & Development training and team building programs are designed and overseen by our Jeff Podbury, our Principal Consultant. Most of our programs are facilitated by him also.
Jeff Podbury has qualifications in Business Management, Frontline Management, and Training & Assessment, and combines this with many years experience consulting and facilitating with large and small organisations across Australia. He has been the driving force behind our programs since we commenced in 1996.
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P.S. Best course I have been involved in, Jeff was great in ensuring that everyone was involved and listened to... Fantastic.
Jeff was thoroughy entertaining and knowledgeable. His experiences and examples I could really relate to. Rarely looked at my watch.
Thanks Jeff - your presentation was informative and entertaining (engaging). Well done!
Enjoyed it. The best trainer I have had for a long time.
This was a fantastic training.
Fantastic. Very enjoyable!!!
Fantastic facilitation of the program. All relevant and honest content.
I liked: "The way Jeff presented the course - involving me in thinking outside the square"
I liked Jeff's: "enthusiasm and the opportunity to reflect on my own and other's operating styles"
"The facilitator was very engaging and I found the mix of humour and seriousness to be refreshing."
"How easy Jeff was to talk to... "
"Jeff delivered an interesting training session which I thoroughly enjoyed and would highly recommend to others. Many thanks Jeff!"
"Jeff is an excellent facilitator and a wealth of knowledge"
"Best training I have been on in a long time! Feeling very motivated and inspired!"
"The facilitator Jeff engaged the group well, there was a good mixture of theory and practical discussions"
"Jeff was very entertaining and energetic. I liked the practical exercises we did and his many examples of real life situations."
"I really enjoyed this course. The content was stimulating and effective and delivered by a very competent and knowledgeable facilitator. Easily in the upper echelon of training courses I've ever undertaken."
"The overall delivery was very informative, interesting and engaging."
"It was great to share examples with the group, and reflect on my own actions and approach, and be open to new options."
"Extremely helpful as a new supervisor. Has given me some great ideas and tools to help work with my team."
"Valuable. Great source of inspiration!"
"Very useful and practical training that is in "user friendly" terms.
"Content was kept interesting and Jeff clearly knew his stuff!"
"Useful information and tips that can be applied in my workplace."
"Thanks Jeff. The last 2 days are helping to equip me with the skills to be a hopefully great manager!"
"I have gone away with a plan and armed with the responsibility to be a manager."
"After this training I feel that there is hope for me and my time management - I feel confident that I can make a change."
"Very relevant to my needs; can't wait to get into work tomorrow and start planning and prioritising."
"Strategies, ideas, tools, suggestions to reflect and prioritise....the training delivery was relaxed yet efficient - not at all boring. Kept me interested. I have now strategies and goals to work with and on"
"Fantastic training, great opportunity to reflect on ways to improve my time management and my work planning"
"I believe I will greatly benefit from what I have learnt today from Jeff. Especially for improving my relationship with my direct report."
"Jeff's knowledge and delivery of the program was excellent. Very easy to stay focused, and I was wanting to listen and learn the new skills."
"Great course, very engaging and charismatic facilitator"
"Finally a course that will actually lead to some changes!"
"I would recommend this course to colleagues at the same level."
"Great content. I now feel much more equipped to deal with difficult conversations in the future. Thanks Jeff!"
"Thank you Jeff, I found the model very helpful and wish I'd had this training a long time ago!"
"Excellent course. I feel more equipped to deal with managing up and managing down. Facilitation was excellent, and was able to put theory into context in very helpful examples."
"One of the best courses I've done. A+ 100%, will be recommending to my colleagues!"
"Impactful! Has immediately changed how I will prioritise my time on a daily, weekly, monthly basis!"
Managing Your Time For Results Program... "Highly recommended to others in all types of fields/industries"
"I wish I had done this course sooner. Very practical tools and it was great to be able to discuss real life scenarios and get advice."
"So many ideas and useful tips that I have already incorporated into my work and personal life. By far the best course of this style I have attended."
"Just fantastic, engaging, great ideas. It will help me to improve managing myself and others. Would highly recommend to anyone who supervises staff."
"I thought Jeff was FANTASTIC a real asset to this program."
"The pace of the course was excellent - fast-paced but with enough time for profitable discussion. Thanks Jeff - really enjoyed the course and have found it very helpful."
"It was enjoyable with lots of activities rather than just sitting and listening to a lecture. Jeff was an amazing teacher who made everything relevant to all of us."
"Great course. Feeling more empowered & recognise that if I'm not happy I need to do something about it - no one is going to read my mind! Helpful time management ideas as well."
"Jeff was excellent!!!! Fantastic course - wish I had done it sooner! Will recommend it to colleagues back in the office. Thank you Jeff - you were inspiring!!!"
"A very helpful, interactive course that was very well delivered and organised."
"Attending this course has been empowering, reflective and encouraging. Thank you."
"Excellent facilitator, course content was great."
"Really enjoyable - very motivating and lots of information provided to read in own time."
"Very engaging trainer - who provided lots of working examples and and didn't just read from the participant notes."
"Jeff was fantastic, extremely knowledgeable and course ran to time. Resources provided great."
"Very good delivery, well enjoyed + very informative + applicable: thanks."
"Jeff's knowledge and skill of the content combined with his enthusiastic presentation skills made this course valuable and enjoyable."
"The facilitator kept me interested and motivated. Well delivered, a pleasure to listen to."
"Jeff is a skilled teacher, provided examples that made the learning relevant. He is professional, energetic and enthusiastic. I enjoyed the quiz sections."
"Interactive, relevant, 'real' tips, further references."
"The content was relevant to my current role, concept explained in a way that was easily understood, and the trainer was encouraging."
"The presenter was excellent and the material was very useful for the role that I am in."
"Being an Instructor/Facilitator for 12 years I was very impressed at outcomes (learning) and delivery of instructor. Thank you."
"Thanks - awesome training."
"The trainer was very informative, and gave me other ideas of managing my colleagues."
This measures more than what participants said at the end of a course.
It measures the application of the training back on-the-job, where it really matters!
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