Since 1997, James McNamara has been delivering dynamic leadership, sales and business growth training to a variety of organisations. Some of the highlights are included below. These testimonials showcase some of James’s work in leadership training, sales training and business growth advisory services.
“Very useful especially the difficult conversations 5 step model and DISC in understanding myself and others… Very worthwhile and relevant. James obviously can tailor his workshops to meet different environments.” Alan, Executive Officer, RAAF 382 ECS
“I was expecting the usual rehashed theories to be presented. The engagement with the audience was very welcome. So happy not to see the usual stuff…. Worthwhile and tailored to different levels of managers and leaders. Experienced managers can gain valuable insight and new tools.” Peter Callor, Executive Team, RAAF 382 ECS
“Thoroughly enjoyable. I got a lot out of it, with some quality tools to assist in the future…. Do it!! No matter how long you have been a leader or manager, you will learn something from this training.” Gary, Executive Team, RAAF 382
“Fantastic presentation! A must for leaders! Exceeded expectations! Great for any leader in any organisation!” Debra Campbell.
“Excellent presentation. James is an excellent presenter with a wealth of knowledge.” Short Shot participant.
“Very good facilitator. Exceptionally good at getting people involved.” Senior Leader Induction Course participant.The Tatts Group has trained a number of its middle managers in Managing Difficult Behaviour and Complex Problem Solving. Both these workshops were very well received and the feedback includes;
“Very informative and valuable. Allows you to see some of your strengths and weaknesses. Gives you guidelines on how to manage difficult behaviour.” Andrew Jackson.
“The program content was very effective. Content flow was spot on. James is an amazing presenter!”
“A great way of exploring new and innovative ways to solve problems and conduct work activities.” Donna Fichera, Workplace Development Manager.
The Impact Factory has delivered are range of workshops with Cairns regional Council including Dynamic Leadership, Advanced Communication Skills and Dealing With Difficult Behaviour. Here’s what some participants had to say;
“A great insight into self. Provides tools to communicate with team members and community. Effective for those in supervisory rolls. Well worth attending.” Judy Coulthard.
“Worth its weight in gold.” Paul Strother.
“Excellent presentation! James was knowledgeable and gave relevant examples and tips.” Amy Ross-Reid.
The Queensland Fire and Rescue Authority in Far North Queensland has used The Impact Factory for a number of leadership development sessions with senior executive, middle managers and front line leaders. The feedback has always been positive across the organisation and includes;
“I would encourage managers to attend no matter what level you are at to gain an insight into some valuable tools to assist you in doing your job effectively.” Wayne Weston, Assistant Commissioner, QFRS, Cairns.
“James always makes the training relevant to our situation on a personal level for the participants. Excellent content, excellent presentation.” Gail Fisher, Regional Manager Human Resources.
Forty five managers from Queensland’s Crime and Misconduct Commission attended in-house team leadership training and 60 day follow-up sessions conducted by James McNamara. Here’s what some of the attendees had to say;
“I have found the course exceptionally informative compared to other management training and have actually implemented some of the strategies in my workplace.” Craig Hawkins.
“Very engaging, lively and interactive. Thoroughly enjoyable.” Karin Matta.
“Excellent investment of time. Have gained a number of practical strategies which will enhance workforce management.” Peter Duell.
“Relevant for people who aren’t even in supervisory / management positions. Excellent course for any person who works in a team environment.” Angela Pyke.
Digitech participated in one of Impact Factory’s Business Coaching Programs. The program covered a number of elements including business groeth planning, improving team performance, profit maximisation, lead generation and sales conversion strategies.Here’s what the owner had do say, just a few months into the program;
“My weekly net income increased by 100% in 120 days thanks to James McNamara and Impact Factory, and I did it without spending any more money on advertising. What’s more, he knew nothing about my industry prior to working with me!” D. Cooke, Owner.
The Peak Partnership is premier accounting practice on Brisbane’s south side. James delivered a communication skills session titled “Understanding The Patterns of People” for the whole team. Here’s what some of the attendees had to say;
“Best hour of professional development in a long time!” Marissa.
“I would highly recommend this for everyone. It should be in the school / education system so that people learn about these issues early in life.” John Eales, Director.
“All too often I attend presentations that are either very informative with little or nor entertainment or motivational content, or very entertaining with little educational value. James somehow manages to combine both of these important ingredients in just the right proportions. The feedback received from his presentation to my team was overwhelmingly positive. Not an easy task when you consider the audience was a group of accountants!!!” Sally Portly, Director.
“We want to express our deep appreciation for the significant contribution and fantastic results you have achieved with KEY Business Network and our members. The results are outstanding and in such a short time frame. We really appreciate your support to us and our members through your excellent presentations, potent content and delivered in such a memorable fashion. You have truly had a dynamic impact on our business and those of our members. We would be pleased to recommend you to any business owner seeking the services of a professional business advisor focussed on genuine outcomes.” Doug and Julie Bannister, Owners of Key Business Network.
James delivered an inspiring presentation to the Leadership Lounge in Brisbane titled “7 Leadership Principles – Notes From The Field”. This presentation was very well received and the feedback included;
“Great energetic and full of useful material – great!” Peter Siel.
“The workshop was fun, interesting, fun, valuable, fun and effective.” Sandi Jones.
“Very inspirational and thought provoking.” Kim Ferrari.
“A great speaker, very engaging and lots of energy!” Rachael.
“Brilliant! Thank you.” Barbara Arnold.
“Excellent content and style. Very energetic and dynamic presentation.”
“Good delivery, useful content.” Barbarra.
“James presentation style is very entertaining, easy to listen to and clear in thought.” Giscard Bréhon.
“James energy and content knowledge was excellent.”
“James’s style of communication is personable yet straight forward. He gets to the heart of the matter quickly. Presentation was enlightening and motivating.” Jill Misson.
“Get ready for a massive injection of positive marketing ideas for your business!” Mal Christie.
“James is an inspiring presenter with a lot of information and good ideas to deliver. I have been involved with others weekly networking but none deliver this level of training and support.” Liz Parker, Owner, VA Placements.
“This has been by far one of the best workshops that provided easy to do solutions for generating new clients.” Wil Alvarez, Owner, Konnect20.
“I got real and useful information for my business in one hour of spot-on training. Thanks heaps James.” John Stalley, Owner, Phonestar.