• "I've got a great TAB Board who I can trust to listen to my issues and give me invaluable guidance."

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  • "TAB meetings are a breath of fresh air and have helped me think outside the box about a variety of issues from collections, to marketing to partnership." read more...

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  • "I've learned to manage my business objectively by the numbers. It is making a huge difference in my management style and the growth of the business." read more...

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  • "TAB has helped my business grow significantly by encouraging me to take a step back and identify the basics I need." read more...

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  • "Regardless of the specific skills or background, each and every member of my TAB board has been able to provide me with ideas that I can use to improve my business."

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  • "We have been with TAB for over five years and the relationship has been a key element of our success."

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Transform Your Business and Your Life 

Membership in The Alternative Board is about transformation. Transforming your company and yourself to increase business performance, work through business challenges, achieve greater success and truly live the personal and professional life you desire. Don’t spend time alone worrying about your business and reinventing solutions when others have already achieved success. Learn from other business owners who have forged ahead.

Investigate The Alternative Board (TAB) and learn how your participation on an advisory board that includes business coaching and mentoring, advice and strategy will help you overcome business challenges, create business solutions and achieve greater success

At TAB, we believe that …
… every business owner has the right to expect that their business can deliver for them what they want out of life.

We have learnt that …
… collective wisdom brings strategic advantage
… accountability hastens individual and business success
… drive and creativity engender greater possibilities
… clarity of advice eliminates fear of change.

Our History
The Alternative Board (TAB) was founded in 1990 in the USA by Allen Fishman and launched by Paul Dickinson, Jo Clarkson and Martin Allison in the UK in June 2009.  

Over 23 years , more than 13,000 business owners have been supported by over 200 facilitators running monthly board meetings across the United Kingdom, United States, Canada,  South America, New Zealand and North Germany.