Tom Potter Book as a speaker/entertainer for your next event
Key Points for Tom Potter
- Tom Potter is a country boy who became a baker then creating eagle boys pizza and building it to become Australia’s largest privately owned pizza company.
- He was named the Australian financial reviews young business person of the year gaining a scholarship to Harvard business school where he graduated class valedictorian.
- Tom sold eagle boys in 2007 and went on to become chairman and director of multiple companys and associations in Australia and America.
- He currently owns and operates 3 successful retail food brands and continues to street fight to success on strategy marketing and being different.
- Tom travels the world speaking on change /culture /strategy and “standing out like a zebra amongst horses “ in a constantly changing world.
- Tom challenges you to find out “what really matters” to your customers and “what are you doing about it”.
- As a past CEO ,CHAIRMAN and current business operator Tom Potter continues to have great humour in his approach to the world and will have your audience in stitches.
Topics for Tom Potter
- Advertising & Marketing
- Marketing and strategy marketing
- Managing change, creating change and building an environment for change
- Leadership strategy and tough decision making for success
- Strategic marketing, guerrilla marketing and post sale marketing
- How to stand out like a zebra amongst horses
Testimonials for Tom Potter
Tom was an incredibly engaging and entertaining speaker, generous with his time, advice for businesses and sharing his experiences. He was accommodating of our needs and was happy to mingle with attendees before and after the event.
Ipswich Region & Bremer Chambers of Commerce
Tom Potter was great for our audience, we had 140+ people who were interested in looking to start their own businesses and Tom story was very relatable. He was also very captivating and was able to hold the crowd.
Tom Potter has the ability to connect to all levels. His life story is inspirational. A true fighter- Passionate about people and product .Hands on, practical and successful. From a Baker to the Founder of one of the Country’s most successful Franchises. His presentation was motivational leaving me with a blueprint for life. – “Life is about doing things, not having things.
Victoria Foodco Group Pty Ltd
As a speaker, Tom Potter is inspirational. He not only tells his story but motivates students be better and to ask more. Tom creates an atmosphere where the audience wants more. He tells of his success but is also openly discusses his challenges. We are very thankful that Tom Potter gave us his time, the students consistently went back to his words during the teaching of Small Business Management and HRM topics.
Prince of Peace College
Tom is a compelling and dynamic speaker whose message is important for graduates – be creative; show commitment and passion for what you do, and ; have fun. As entrepreneurial skills and approaches become increasingly significant in many professions, Tom’s example will continue to inspire and motivate.
Head of Campus
Bendigo La Trobe University
Tom Potter was excellent, both delivering his presentation, and in the lead up to it. He took the time to come to our office and ask meaningful questions to find out more about our audience. His presentation itself was a great balance of business stories and practical lessons and comedy which kept the audience highly engaged. Our attendee survey responses indicated 78% thought Tom was ‘Excellent’.
One delegate comment was: I particularly enjoyed Tom Potter's address for his naturalness and down to earth recommendations to run a successful business
The Tom Potter story is not about Pizza. Tom shared with our team his story of Vision, Courage and Resilience. He shares how it you don’t get it right the first time, your courage and resilience will carry you over the line. This is a human story that we all relate too and any business owner or manager who needs to lead and inspire teams would benefit from the Tom Potter story.
Total Childcare Solutions Australia Ltd
We had over 400 people at our conference engaged in Tom’s presentation. The mixture of life experience and relevant stories resonated with our members. Tom did a break out session with our High Achieving members and really cut through with messages about how to grow and lead a dynamic business.
Astute Group – Financial Services
Haven’t spoken to anyone who didn’t love your speech. Not often have I seen that many questions asked after a presentation and they would have kept going if we had the time.
Delightful informal speech, thoroughly enjoyed by Jani-King’s senior management group. The presentation was humorous and pitted with numerous learning experiences and wisdom from Tom’s recent past as a business leader and as an entrepreneur.’
Tom Potter has the ability to connect to all levels. His life story is inspirational. A true fighter - Passionate about people and product. Hands on, practical and successful. From a Baker to the Founder of one of the Country’s most successful Franchises. His presentation was motivational leaving me with a blueprint for life – “Life is about doing things, not having things.”
Franchise Manager Victoria
Foodco Group Pty Ltd
You made a big impact on our managers both during and after your speech. The exit surveys post the conference was really positive about your session in particular. You really resonated with our group. They are all aiming to make their centres “Zebra’s amongst horses.
Tom is an outstanding speaker whose breadth and depth of business experience, as well as engaging and candid delivery style, will deliver value to any business audience. He has terrific insights into the growth and management challenges faced by entrepreneurs big and small, including guerilla marketing, growth strategies and corporate governance. He speaks from the heart, doesn’t mince his words, and leaves the listener with valuable and practical nuggets of wisdom they can put into practise straight away.
Franchise Advisory Centre
Tom was extremely insightful and an engaging story teller. He shared the positives of innovation in business, zig when others zag! Thank you Tom.
Customer Communication Manager
Tom so glad we were able to share your wonderful life experiences in person and well worth the quick fire flight up and back in a day.
You are an inspiration to what can be achieved in business in our great country and so glad our clients were able to benefit from your pearls of business and life wisdom.