Who we are and what we do
The Alternative Board supports business owners to take their business to the next level through; supportive advisory boards made up of other local business owners, expert 1-2-1 coaching, and our suite of business tools.
But how do we differ from a traditional business coach or consultant? They may concentrate on improving your sales, sorting out your HR or helping you with your finances but that’s where it often ends. At TAB, we’ll look at these too of course, but we’ll start with you, the business owner, as a person.
Our coaching and mentoring sessions are designed to give you the time and space you need to gain more clarity and focus on your business. With the additional support of the TAB Business Builder’s Toolkit you will have everything you need to exceed your goals and set new ones.
Community: We are a global community, willing to both give and receive to improve our business and the people within it.
Accountability: We are accountable for our results in all areas of our work and lives.
Lifelong Learning: We believe lifelong learning improves our knowledge perspective and self-awareness.
Innovation: We are agents of change and embrace innovation, fresh ideas and approaches.
Belief: We are passionate about TAB and the impact it has on businesses, communities and lives.
Respect: We continuously strive to provide excellence in everything we do.
Excellence: We always interact with others in a respectful and professional manner.
Pictured (L – R): Tracey Russell, Emma Woodhead, Lydia Jenkins, Mags Fuller, Suzanne Bell, Rena Crossley & Ed Reid
The Head Office Team
Ed Reid and Mags Fuller took over The Alternative Board in the UK in March 2017, having been successfully launched in 2009 and grown by its previous owners, Paul Dickinson and Jo Clarkson. Ed was TAB UK’s third franchise owner, running TAB York for seven years before taking the helm at the TAB Head Office based in Harrogate, North Yorkshire.
Where we started
He recognised the value that peer advice and coaching from experienced business owners could bring to individuals who were serious about achieving greater personal and business success.
He also knew from his own experience that when his personal and business lives were balanced it made him happier and more successful in his role as an entrepreneur.
TAB started as one board and grew from there. It is now operating boards in almost 20 countries around the world and continues to expand. TAB has helped over 20,000 business owners to improve their businesses and their lives. It launched in the UK in 2009.
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