Rediscovering myself as an individual
Kirsty Davies-Chinnock, Professional Polishing Services Ltd, Member Since 2011.
Kirsty Davies-Chinnock is a driven individual. She joined PPS, bespoke stainless steel polishers, in 1989. Her hard work and determination ensured progression through the business and earned her the position of Managing Director in 2008 – 3 months before the financial crisis hit!
The ambitious 5 year plan that Kirsty was about to launch as part of her new role had to be put to one side so they could focus on surviving the recession. And survive they did, enjoying organic growth in 2009/2010.
Having only worked at PPS, Kirsty has often wondered whether she was missing something. This was where TAB made a real difference.
It gives me the opportunity to step back from the business, and I now look at it with a fresh pair of eyes.
The results from joining TAB
After joining TAB, Kirsty commented: "TAB has helped me rediscover myself as an individual – take time to look at goals I want to achieve, as well as the goals for the business."
Kirsty continues "My TAB Board is very good at asking me the questions I don’t want to answer! It’s always interesting to hear their advice as it gives me new ideas for handling challenges that I have. The fact that my fellow members are helping me work on my business each month reignites my enthusiasm and keeps things fresh."
So Kirsty’s advice to business owners or those running a business for someone else is: "I would recommend TAB to anyone who is prepared to look at themselves and their business – it will show the 'ugly spots' but it’s enlightening to see them, accept them and do something about them."
TAB clarifies my thinking and the accountability stops me from getting distracted from what’s important.
The Alternative Board (TAB) believes that every business owner deserves for their business to deliver for them what they want out of life. For over 10 years in the UK, we have helped business owners grow their businesses, increase profitability and improve their personal lives. We achieve this through business owner advisory boards, business coaching and strategic business tools.
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