Over the last twenty-five years, Brent R. Tilson has built an accomplished career as an entrepreneur. He has served in a number of different roles including business owner, building owner, benefits company leader, real estate business executive, and a variety of others. Throughout his career, he has invested his energies in economic development at the local, state, and national levels, and serves on numerous boards and committees.
However, what has cemented Brent’s legacy in the business community is his relentless pursuit of helping entrepreneurs start and grow high-performance companies. For over two decades, Brent has provided organizations and their leaders with business services, tools, and strategies to prosper. Drawing from his diverse professional experience, he created the Quad 4 business model to help leaders pursue financial and operational success. In 2018, Brent was invited to publish a new book with ForbesBooks called Go Slow to Grow Fast to share his experience, vision, and expertise.
Today, Brent is a frequent and sought-after speaker on a variety of business and management topics. He engages regularly with leaders who are in pursuit of a high-performing business, or who are in search of ways to continually better their business. Brent’s content is backed by his experience helping hundreds of businesses navigate the complicated organizational issues they face throughout their life cycle. As a public speaker, his goal is to leave audiences with actionable tools, methodologies, and advice that will allow them to take their company to its peak performance level at any stage of growth.
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Brent’s understanding of today’s complex business world is both broad and deep. This means I can count on gaining valuable information and perspective, which can be applied to my local economy or specific industry issue. And because Brent’s speaking style is conversational, it’s easy to engage with him for a meaningful learning experience.
Genius is the ability to crystallize complicated concepts into simple action. Go Slow to Grow Fast delivers this in spades.
This book defines what every business will experience no matter what product/service or age of the organization. When broken down, Brent’s insight is common sense, yet not common practice. With applicable takeaways and questions throughout the book, Go Slow to Grow Fast will help you spend more time in the ‘Driving Zone’ for your business.
Go Slow to Grow Fast is an essential resource for CEOs and executive leader-ship teams of fast-growth firms. It helps them realize what it really takes to move through or avoid the dangerous Drama Zone. By understanding Brent’s model, the leadership team I coach can discover better plans to address their blind spots and the disruptions that are sure to come.
Go Slow to Grow Fast is an extremely insightful and informative book for all business owners, entrepreneurs, and chief executive management personnel who want to develop a deeper understanding of their own businesses and how to bring in greater revenue. The book reflects the wealth of wisdom and experience from the author. Reading the book feels like having a highly qualified mentor guiding you and clarifying all your doubts and queries, and also providing sound advice on which steps to take next. You not only have a mentor who is well-educated, he also has a proven track record of success and decades of experience to guide and advise you. In a time where more and more people are interested in entrepreneurship and starting their own businesses, this book proves to be a highly useful guide. There are so many get-rich-quick schemes all over the Internet, but true wealth and success in growing a business require much wisdom and patience. Indeed, one needs to learn to slow down, take a step back to analyze one's situation in depth, before striving farther.
Brent Tilson has crafted a must read for business owners and entrepreneurial spirits that need to get grounded with some helpful advice for navigating the choppy waters of business growth. Go Slow to Grow Fast is an informative, hands-on look at some of the challenges many businesses face in a period popularly called the S-Curve, which often comprises a number of problems that often necessitate some growing pains. Told through an engaging narrative of fictional characters and punctuated by informative hands-on work for reader involvement (which facilitates content retention), Tilson provides great advice on how to successfully grow your business and bring it through the challenges often associated with expansion. Great read, and written in a fun, dialogue-based style much like Who Moved My Cheese (Spencer Johnson). If you like books that reframe your preservative on money matters (sort of like Rich Dad, Poor Dad by Robert Kiyosaki), this book will give you done great good for thought.
Go Slow To Grow Fast: How to Keep Your Company Driving And Thriving In A Fast-Paced, Competitive Business World by author Brent Tilson is an enjoyable way to learn practical strategies to help your business succeed. Tilson utilizes his own years of business experience, and related wisdom from a variety of sources to provide useful information to his readers. By telling the tale of real characters, in the form of a fable, Tilson helps us understand how their situation relates to our own, and how we can learn from their experience. From the first day your business opens, through the ups and downs, right up to the moment that you can officially consider your business a thriving success - Tilson offers beneficial tips and ideas that can make that path easier and help you get there faster. A must read for entrepreneurs and business professionals.
Brent's book would be a required text if I was still teaching in an MBA Program, but it should be read by any student of management and leadership. Most management "fable" books focus too much on the fable and too little on the principles - - - not the case with Go Slow to Grow Fast.
Brent is available for speaking engagements and would be an inspiring, motivating and life-changing aspect of your next workshop, company event or industry convention. His speeches can be tailored to your specific needs