In Person Training

TRM’s award winning programs challenge the status quo. We win awards because our programs are leading edge and innovative.
For individuals, we set the challenge to be truly authentic: that is, to be the best version of yourself and not a second rate version of someone else. 
For organisations, we provide the frameworks, tools and skills so people are energised, action orientated and focused on getting results.

Growing Leaders Program

Following on from the success of industry specific leadership programs Hort Innovation is continuing its investment in leadership development with this program, using the vegetable, raspberry and blackberry, sweetpotato, nursery and fresh and processing potato research and development levy and contributions from the Australian Government. Hort Innovation is the grower owned, not-for-profit research and development corporation for Australian horticulture.

It is a unique program that provides leaders and aspiring leaders with the skills required to ensure their business remains positioned at the forefront of the continued growth in the sector.

This is a not-to-be missed opportunity for members of the horticulture industry looking to challenge their status quo and expand their potential.

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A program conducted over three months:

Program Structure
Phase 1: Three day Leadership Forum, Meeting 1
Phase 2: Study Tour (at conclusion of Phase 1 - Meeting 1)
Phase 3: Workplace Project
Phase 4: Two day Leadership Forum, Meeting 2

Key Topics

  • Leadership and capturing hearts
  • Mastering the people dimension
  • Understanding and managing energy
  • Achieving success
  • Aligning physical well-being
  • Mastering the inner warrior

During the Program you will:

  • Establish focused goals
  • Understand your behavioural drivers
  • Develop 'metrics that matter'
  • Learn to 'give up' the unnecessary
  • Leader to pace any change program realistically
  • Develop and progress using the TRM 'Buddy Concept'
  • Learn to assess your own mentoring and coaching skills

What does it cost you?
Levies pay for all tuition. You are responsible for your own travel, accommodation and some meals. 

*Note: Application for attendance at this program is via a short online written survey.
Applications will be assessed by the Program committee, with successful participants advised after the closing date.

Meeting 1: 10-13 May 2021, Brisbane (3 Day residential, plus 1 Day Study Tour)
Meeting 2: 10-11 August 2021, Melbourne

Application Process
To request further Program details or an Application Link, please contact us 1800 1900 11 or

Closing Date for Applications: New date to be Advised
Successful applicants notified:
New date to be Advised

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Powerful Engagement for Successful Livestock Businesses

An exciting new program providing Excellence in Execution

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This program coaches and guides you in improving your skills in communication, business, health and delivering Excellence in Execution.

Do you want to:

  • Manage difficult conversations with less stress?
  • Change entrenched behaviours within teams and organisations?
  • Understand and manage the key drivers of business profitability?
  • Have practical tools for excellence in execution?
  • Feel in control when negotiating tough or complex situations?
  • Have ongoing support to challenge and motivate you?


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Rural Leader’s Bootcamp®

The Rural Leader's Bootcamp® is our most popular leadership program.

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The Bootcamp provides an opportunity for you to reflect on your own strengths, challenges and leadership aspirations and to understand what it takes to become a highly effective leader, in the company of other rural and regional leaders.  The leadership and management skills you will gain in this program are proven and practical. The Rural Leaders Bootcamp is a 4-Day program (2 meetings) over 4 months.  There are two face-to-face meetings with a practical workplace project between meetings to apply what you take away and supported by one-on-one coaching.

What you will achieve

  • How to establish focused goals
  • An understanding of your and others behavioural drivers
  • How to develop ‘metrics that matter’ for yourself, your team and your organisation
  • How to ‘give up’ the unnecessary – by substituting not adding.
  • Frameworks that enable you  to pace any change program realistically

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Stepping Up

If you can’t commit the time to our longer programs then this two-day program is that program.

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It is based on our renowned 4-day Rural Leader’s Boot Camp  and designed to give you a dynamic experience of leadership principles and practical take-home principles and tools which you can immediately apply in your team. This high impact program, combines the best techniques of the world's most successful managers with the latest in neuroscience. If you want to be the best version of yourself let us work with you in this dynamic program.

What you will achieve

  • Identifying what you need to do to engage and motivate yourself and others
  • Recognising and applying the skills that set good team players apart from others
  • Learning the critical factors that enable successful people to get along with other people and be effective in their job even when things are tough
  • Gaining the skills and discipline to determine what you really want
  • Learning to know the difference between:
       - "Do I think I know more than I actually do?" and
       - "I dont' have the skills/experience to do that..."

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Leadership Coaching

Increasing numbers of leaders are seeking one-on-one face-to-face or telephone coaching which provide guidance, support and challenge.

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Our role is to assist in the transformation of your thinking and beliefs to enable a shift in behaviour: for example in conflict management, exposing blind spots or bias, listening, delegation or sharing leadership. Our coaching is private and confidential. Our role is to support you in having a greater insight in to "who you are" and to align purpose and impact. Clear of personal purpose is a core to a well grounded and inwardly contented person.  

What you will achieve

  • Improved self-awareness and self-management
  • Insights and feedback on your relationships and the way in which you lead others
  • Clarifying direction, goals and values: individual, team and organisation
  • Support  and advise from an independent and objective professional

Conversations for Growth®

This award winning program is a powerful platform for you to engage, learn and grow.

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It adopts innovative and groundbreaking techniques to accelerate your capacity to lead and manage.  Through a unique cocktail of professional development, peer support and transformational facilitators, you are assured a valued investment in your own growth. The benefits accrue as you progress on the journey in your private group: building trust, learning the art of appreciative enquiry and the practice of crucial conversations. 

This “on-going on-the-job” program builds on your day-to-day experience through interactions with your peer group to give you the confidence and skills to develop your own leadership style.  You do this through constantly gaining insights from your peers and building your capability to challenge their beliefs and perspectives.

What you will achieve:

  • A deeper appreciation of the styles of engagement that are authentic, effective and transformational;
  • Enhanced problem solving skills through using your peers as a sounding board;
  • The skills to establish your own leadership style enables growth of a culture of excellence in execution

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Understanding Behavioural Styles - DISC®

DISC is one of the most widely used tools in assisting teams and individuals understand behavioural styles.

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It provides insights into your natural tendencies and provides guidance to understanding how to best interact with those of similar or differing behavioural tendencies. Understanding what the differences mean and how to manage them helps reduce tension, misunderstandings and poor communication. Completing a DISC profile provides a framework for you to predict the needs, communication preferences and negotiating styles of others in your team.  You are provided with your own DISC assessment as part of this program.

Submit an Enquiry to take the assessment or contact us today. 

The Power of Engagement

Our flagship program that has been conducted in Australia and South Africa.

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Power of Engagement has been attended by multinationals, Government departments, financial institutions, agribusinesses, rural and regional people and not-for-profit organisations. Internally, the program has been run for Government, multinationals and industry organisations. It is a communications improvement program for managers, team leaders and teams.  

What you will achieve

  • Improved listening capability
  • How to ask quality questions and how to respond effectively
  • Managing high emotional states: yours and theirs
  • How to apply values-based correction

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The Negotiator's Toolkit

Negotiating is the single most frequently used skill in the business world at every level and is probably business success factor No 1. This 2-day program offers a new approach to Negotiation Skills.

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Many negotiation programs do not move beyond the standard bargaining mindset. This program shifts to an approach that developments your skills in the four core negotiation principals: thinking like a negotiator, strategising your negotiation, communicating as an effective negotiator, and building lasting relationships. The unique edge of this program is that having explored the macro canvass of negotiation styles, it exposes the micro-skills and micro-behaviours that occur, consciously or unconsciously, in the many habitats that we call “negotiation’’. 

This program has been widely throughout Australia and in many overseas countries.  It is also the basis of Australia’s first Graduate program in Negotiation.

What you will achieve

  • How to frame your negotiation process
  • How to avoid the 10 most common mistakes in negotiation
  • How to recognise and handle dirty tricks
  • How to create mutually beneficial outcomes

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Lattice Selling®

This award winning program in innovation in learning, takes you through a framework that is guaranteed to help you outperform your competitors.

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If you've wondered why it's so difficult to connect with today's prospective buyers, we'll fill you in on the mystery.  Better than that, this interactive, 2-day program will provide you with new skills to add to what you're currently doing to reach more prospects. Participants get answers to the question: Do you know where your sales fail?  Is it rapport, is it stating the value proposition?  The program enables participants to look at each step in the sales process to identify their own strengths and weaknesses with strategies for improvement.

What you will achieve

  • You will learn the difference between pitching versus being a partner in the decision-making process and understand when to apply one or the other.
  • You will learn how to formulate questions that ensure your buyer appreciates the impact of their choice
  • You will learn how to close effectively and ethically
  • You will learn how to apply the unique Lattice Sales Process®. The selling process is rarely a straight line, yet many lose their buyers due to a failure to negotiate all the steps in the process.

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Dynamic Teams

This program is a one-day high energy program that enables participants to overcome the common flaws in communication, work with different behavioural styles and put in place structures and processes that enable values-driven to be implemented and supported.

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Dynamic Teams introduces TRM’s successful performance optimisation framework.

What you will achieve

  • How to set up the framework for getting the best out of team including:
  • Consensus in goal setting; and
  • How to apply values-based-correction to maximise

Maximising Emotional Intelligence Skills

In today’s world, emotional intelligence is essential for leader’s in all walks of life.

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In this high powered one-day program you will gain insights into the science of Emotional Intelligence and take away practical frameworks to increase your own understanding of EQ, and with these frameworks, there are a series of practical exercises which enable you to improve your own skills.

The program utilises the highly regarded Mayer Salovey Caruso Emotional Intelligence Test framework of Recognising, Using, Understanding and Managing Emotions. You are provided with your personal MSECIT assessment.

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Excellence in Execution

This is an in-house only program that works with specific teams to improve their performance.

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We approach this through working with the team in four separate yet interlinked areas:

  • Defining what “Performance Optimisation” will look and feel like in the team
  • Ensuring Purpose and Goals and in strategic alignment
  • Defining the culture that is desired by ensure the alignment between values and behaviours
  • Providing a simple and robust methodology that ensures Execution with Excellence

The program provides frameworks and tools to ensure enduring outcomes.

Submit an Enquiry to have us work with your team or contact us today. 

Family Meeting Facilitation

We regularly conduct meetings for families who wish to resolve issues that can not be resolved without the support of an experienced facilitator.

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Our experience in evidenced-based anger and conflict management enables families to achieve mutually beneficial outcomes.

What you will achieve

  • Agreement on family goals and the family/business strategy
  • The development of a family council that is separate to the business
  • Alignment of people and positions in both the workplace and the family council
  • How identify and gain agreement on the key elements for a successfully and mutual agreeable succession plan

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Continuity Planning

Our rigorous approach in working with businesses (corporate or family) to ensuring internal succession is structured so that the business and its stakeholders can maximise the benefits to all parties.

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Our success in this process comes from our skill in getting the “people issues” right before any consideration of the legal or financial matters.  Far too often, this area is addressed to late in the continuity planning process.

What you will achieve

  • Rigour in structuring your organisation
  • The design of training and professional development for key team members to ensure they are enhancing team functioning and effectiveness
  • Rebuilding teams
  • Resolving team or group conflict
  • Improving team meetings
  • Helping team members to communicate safely and effectively, and to feel heard.

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Business and Family Mediation

Our business and family mediation model is the practical application of the Negotiator’s Toolkit model.

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This highly successful model has been proven to work. Submit and Enquiry or contact us today to have us work with you. 

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