Episode 78

Published on:

21st Jul 2023

Secrets of a successful electrical & solar business - Tas and Sam Dunton

Revenue has doubled.

They have a motivated and productive team.

They’ve opened a new division.

They’re working on the tasks they enjoy doing.

And profits are up $60k per month.

That’s Tas & Sam’s story over the last 4 years.

And we’ve just interviewed them to find out how they did it.

A lot can be achieved in 4 years.

But having said that, bugger all can change in 4 years as well.

It all comes down to doing things differently.

As the saying goes, “the thinking that got you to where you are now, isn’t going to take to you where you want to go”.

If you want more changes in your business, then you're going to love this interview.

They share their behind the scenes tips and strategies they’ve used in their business that’ll help yours as well.


  • Strategies that have been used to nearly triple revenue and grow profits
  • How to leverage culture to make your team more productive
  • How to run a successful business partnership
  • Motivation to get results in your own business


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