I wanted to thank you for all the help that doing the Smart tank course gave us.
We had 2 very successful businesses that all stopped Feb 2015 when we found out one of my business partners was putting all his private expenses and had stripped over $180K out of the QLD based business we had.
After 2 yrs of litigation and putting the business into liquidation, we almost losing everything.
At the time turnover for Pascoe Industries had dropped 67% and then it dropped a further 20% the year we started Smart tank. At the time I was very close to shutting the business and looking for a job.
Having gone through the courts and having Pascoe Industries turnover collapse, I literally had no mojo left to run and drive the business.
Anyway Shauna found your Smart tank group at this time and we decided to take a chance and build the website and do the course to see if we could turn things around.
The Smart tank course gave us and in particular me direction again, and boy have things taken off since we started. Doing the Smart tank course gave us the motivation and grounding to start Uresin which has built into a great success over the last 3 years.
So much so that we have 3 new staff because of it and are building a studio for workshops. None of this would have been possible without the work and guidance from Smart Tank.
Again thanks to you and of course Linda for all your help over the last 3 years.
Pascoe Industries Pty Ltd
Polyurethane & Epoxy Wear Solution Suppliers
Proudly Australian Owned and Operated since 1988.
Ph: (08) 9452 7743 Fax: (08) 9452 7753
Confident Cash Flows
Hi, Tracy of Confident Cash Flows. So I have joined Peter's initial group for Smarter Business Profits, The Smart Tank Group. I'm absolutely loving it. We're in about session five or six at the moment and really enjoying the fact that we've got the right amount of content that's delivered at each of the session, which is on a monthly basis. It's a nice half day session, so the right amount of time to absorb the information as well as discuss and engage with the whole bunch of business owners in the room.
It's different dynamics of business owners in the room so there's people that are just starting. It's also people that have been in business for a very long time, so we can draw from each other's experiences and learn from each other at the same time. And I also love the fact that there's enough time between the sessions for us to be able to go back to the office and really make actionable changes and improvements to our business. So it's nice and clear and focused and it's basically a mentoring group to hold your hand through the process and helping your business grow. So Tracy, of Confident Cash Flows. Thanks Peter.
Massage & Injury Management
I've gotten a lot from it. It allows us to drill down into what our business is about. It goes through a lot of structure. It's a step by step process. You've got other people to bounce stuff off, which is just awesome. You can throw stuff out there on the web and people will hopefully get back to you. The more you integrate and interact with other people, the more they'll probably interact with you.
And this is the thing where in business as a business manager, we have to do that. Finding out what is your core values, core beliefs, how do you sell or how do people buy from you. That's the thing that stands apart or helps to stand your part from everyone else, and that's what I'm getting out of this. I've been in business for 30 years, but there's always a lot more that you can learn, and this group is helping me do that.
My name's Steve Wilkinson. I sell microscopes. My business is microscopes.com.au. I've known Peter for several years, and I joined the group because I wanted to improve the effectiveness of my online presence, and I just had a conversation with Pauline today regarding putting companies on, logos on the websites, us using them for referrals to my new customers.
I've found that the, I've been to the workshop before, about seven times now, and I find that it's definitely been beneficial, and I will continue to come along.
Hi, I'm Rhonda Chapman, copywriter in Rockingham. And, I've been attending these workshops because I've been struggling a bit to get my own marketing going. I've had a lot of people doing referrals for me, but I've never had enough time or resources for me to get out there, get my name out there and promote, so that I can get new customers. And, I've been attending, I think, six so far, workshops in the series. And, I've learned a lot about the things that make me stand out. How to make myself standout. And, getting some information from other people, so comparing my business to others and how they're doing it. And, learning from their successes, and sharing mine also with them.
I think it's a good idea for business owners, especially soloists like myself, who sit in a corner at home all by ourselves, not knowing what we're doing. When you have a group of like-minded people with you, you get that support, and that you also stay on track. Because, they like accountability partners that you will not have been able to reach out to if you were just on your own at home. So, it's great for me, and I'm looking forward to building my business with the Smarter Profits Group.
Stories My Nana Told
Hi. I'm Lesley Dewar, and I am the owner and creator of Stories My Nana Tells. I write personalized stories for kids, and they love them. I also have to tell you, I love Smart Team.
I am part of Peter Butler's workshop group, and I have learned an enormous amount from him and the other participants on better ways to develop my business, to understand my customers, and to make my business work better. I highly recommend it. I highly recommend it.