Entries by Rob Biggin

New Product Development Workshops

Stuck with a few ideas for new products or services? Team not sure what’s next? You have a number of new ideas but you are not sure what should be the order of priority or in what order to introduce them? The Rainmaker team have run a number of workshops that have tested and created new […]

Time Management and Personal Productivity Training

Increases the time you have available to get things done Aimed at Time Challenged Professionals Today’s fast-paced customer-centric marketplace requires a highly responsive time-dependant approach. An overloaded ‘not enough time’ culture impairs business performance. Unexpected tasks compete with existing workloads; and long working hours reduce productivity. The Solution – Using Your Time More Effectively Our […]

Great Leaders, Great Teams, Great Results™ Workshop

Trademark of Franklin Covey inc Leader Training. Do you want to ‘Inspire Greatness’ within your team? Are you looking for Leaders within your organisation? Leaders that fully engage their teams? Leaders who enjoy outstanding business results? Rainmaker shows leaders how to unleash the contributions of teams Shows them how to drive towards their organisation’s critical […]

Finance Management for the Unaccountable

Finance for Reluctant Financial Managers A one day workshop for new managers and other people wishing to learn more about the basics of finance. Objectives To learn the vocabulary of finance necessary to be successful. To learn new skills around managing the finances of a business To learn (or review) the nuts and bolts of […]

Running Effective Meetings Training

Do you want to make Meetings More Productive? Who wouldn’t? How much time could you save? Suggested Format for the Workshop The first part of the day is spent observing your normal team meeting Understanding your normal method of organising and working through the agenda items. Our facilitator will be taking notes on what goes well and […]

The First 90 Days Onboarding Coaching

Finance for Reluctant Financial Managers A one day workshop for new managers and other people wishing to learn more about the basics of finance. Objectives To learn the vocabulary of finance necessary to be successful. To learn new skills around managing the finances of a business To learn (or review) the nuts and bolts of […]

What is Behavioural Interviewing?

In a nutshell interviewing tips, skills, questions and techniques are an important skill to acquire. Behavioural Interviewing is asking a question about a candidates experience to ascertain if the way they behaved in a situation is what you want for your organisation or for the job. Behaviour in the candidate’s past experience is a good […]

The Purpose of the Performance Appraisal

Performance appraisals like lots of management tools, can be misused. HR managers usually say it’s their most important device for reviewing team members. Our experience in running our Appraisal Skills Training Workshops is that, if not used properly often managers, supervisors, as well as employees hate the thought of them. Their Internal HR consultants try really […]

SMARTER Objectives: Free e-book guide

In an effort to ensure Employees and Line managers get the most out of each other they AGREE objectives. (We cover this in our Appraisal Skills Training Workshop ) Often they agree SMART objectives and targets. There are lots of ways that SMART and SMARTER are represented, this is our version Specific : To your […]