kevin brent

Trying to build a business takes effort and focused determination. But what questions do you need to ask along the way? Do you have a road map or plan to get you there?

In this episode, I host Kevin Brent as he introduces us to his Entrepreneurial Scale-Up System (or ESUS for short).

Listen for these topics:

  • What is ESUS?
  • What are the key elements to consider?
  • How does an owner really grow a business?

Guest Bio:

Kevin Brent founded BizSmart® in 2012 with the aim of supporting business owners to build scalable, sustainable and ultimately valuable businesses. Over that time, Kevin and his team at BizSmart have worked with hundreds of business owner-managers and have developed their scaleup programmes to the point where their flagship SmartBoard® service incorporating ESUS has gained full endorsement from the ScaleUp Institute.

Following gaining his private pilot licence at 17 and jet training in the RAF, Kevin has had an extensive and wide-ranging business career spanning three decades. He gained an International Masters in Business at world-leading business school INSEAD in France, has combined senior level corporate experience in the pharmaceutical industry with high-level strategy consulting at a top tier management consulting firm, and has set up four of his own businesses including BizSmart.

He built his own eco-friendly home and earned his Association of Racing Drivers Schools UK motorsport licence, competing in the BRSCC Mazda Super Cup.

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