The Alternative Board
Guildford and Woking
Tackle your greatest challenges and connect with other business owners and leaders.
Leslie Woodcock runs TAB advisory boards in Guildford and Woking. He is passionate about helping business owners identify opportunities and solve the key challenges they face in their businesses.
Book a call with Leslie to discuss your business needs, and how TAB can make a difference to you and your business.
Your Guildford and Woking facilitator
Get in touch with Leslie
Discover the benefits of advice from others like you
Start with you
Focus on what you want in life and how your business can help get you there.
Be held accountable to meet your business targets.
Take control of your decisions through peer support and proven planning tools
Make better time choices
Spend your time well by utilising the experience of others.
Become a better leader
Motivate your people with the guidance of peers and an expert coach.
Plan a successful exit
Get the best result for you with tailored, hands-on support.
Our members are stronger together
I joined my TAB board in September 2017. My business had been successful for many years and as far as I was concerned it was delivering all I needed. However, when I met Leslie and he told me about TAB I was intrigued and became curious about the possibility that I could improve the way I ran my business.
Since I joined TAB, my TAB board colleagues have shared with me in the TAB boardroom their different approaches to marketing, operations, pricing and costing, staff management and more. I have been able to cherry pick from the fantastic advice they have given me and feel that I understand the key drivers of growth and profit in my business even better and how to take my business on to a new level.
Leslie, my TAB facilitator and business coach, really holds me to account for delivering my business plan throughout the year and challenges my thinking across a wide range of business activities. I have learnt a lot, in fact more than I thought possible, and would recommend TAB to any business owner that has become a bit complacent and inward looking and wants to be challenged in an honest and caring way.
I joined TAB in September 2017 having met Leslie Woodcock, and immediately recognising a connection between my own personal needs, the needs of my business, and where TAB could help.
My business already has a Board of Directors who run the business, with me acting as MD, but TAB offered something I was unable to get from my management board: invaluable insight from my fellow TAB Board members who are removed from my own business and could give advice, support and opinion from an external viewpoint. The TAB board has collectively and as individuals, become a genuine asset to my own business.
Additionally, the monthly 1-2-1 meetings with my TAB Facilitator, whose business experience and guidance have offered me clarity in thinking and able to identify areas to improve almost every aspect of our business, benefiting my family life in turn.
Through my time with TAB, I have grown professionally and my business has become immeasurably more refined and efficient…the benefits have been life-changing.
I had always been quite cynical about mentoring groups and such organisations, being bombarded daily with them on LinkedIn. Something resonated with me when I met Leslie though and it’s probably one of the very best things I’ve done for me and my business.
Sharing experiences and issues with fellow board members provides an invaluable wealth of ideas and support, along with the confidence that comes when realising you can contribute ideas and solutions for their challenges too.
1-2-1 sessions with my TAB Facilitator allow me to work on, not in, the business. Their vast experience and knowledge is invaluable. I wholeheartedly recommend TAB to anyone who is serious about growing their business, wants to learn better practices and improve the health of their business (and probably their own mental health too).
Start your TAB journey
Get in touch with Leslie.
He will contact you to arrange an introductory meeting.
During which, you’ll chat about whether TAB is right for you and your business.
Attend your first TAB board meeting and experience the power of peer support.
There’s no obligation, only an opportunity to find out more.
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