We help CEOs and business owners ($2M-$25M) to actually apply business best practices to their specific challenges and opportunities. With our support, business owners create practical strategic plans tied to their business and personal visions, and tactical plans with metrics and accountability to see these plans through to fruition. Addressing these factors taps the potential of businesses so they can grow unhindered.
The on-going, regular nature of our approach focuses executive “sweat, determination and hard work” correctly so that business growth and vision are achieved. Below are several key elements of the services we provide.
1. Advisory board meetings with business leaders from non-competing industries. Advisory board meetings provide a wealth of input, expertise and perspectives for solving business problems and leveraging business opportunities, as well as the accountability to take action, create momentum and get results.
2. Executive coaching with an expert business coach. Executive coaching focuses more deeply on the business challenges and opportunities discussed at advisory board meetings, on the implementation of strategic action plans and on mapping the path forward.
3. Business tools providing cutting edge technology to capture, track and support business vision, planning, strategy, marketing, organizational design, team member accountabilities, business analysis (SWOT), and KPI measures to help assess progress and more.
Laura Murphy brings 17 years of business development, management and business ownership experience to the table. Finding truly unique and effective marketing positions, inspiring exceptional employee engagement and company culture, and uncovering rock-solid personal and company visions for business owners, key management and individual team members are all right in Laura’s wheelhouse. In addition to facilitating TAB Boards and providing business coaching, Laura also offers consulting and workshops as the owner of The Creative Culture Coach.
Larry Rowland brings 45 years of business knowledge and know how to assists privately held businesses in accessing their potential. Larry’s specialties include executive coaching, group facilitation, strategic planning, change management, and team building. He has served hundreds of businesses in Colorado during the last 18 years. As an executive, he was responsible for guiding organizations through significant change in diverse circumstances, ranging from mergers to rapid growth or drastic downsizing. Larry is co-owner of Transition Technologies Team LLC.
Greg Walker was a Senior Vice President of TAB until
Mr. Walker has been a speaker for various sales and training organizations, lecturing before large and small groups on selling, closing skills, motivational techniques
Mr. Walker has also served as a consultant in the areas of CEO leadership, computer equipment selection and specification, database management applications and training of MIS staff.
Neil Arthur, CEO, ArthurBiz Advisors, is certified as a Contract Facilitator for The Alternative Board Focused Directions.
Neil brings over 45 years of business growth and development expertise turning around distressed and underperforming organizations to The Alternative Board (TAB) peer-board participation.
His experience ranges from multiple entrepreneurial startups to nation-leading sales with Fortune 500 companies over more than 45-years in C-suite management, sales, and sales management.
He came to the Rockies and Front Range in the middle of the pandemic after years visiting for business and pleasure.
His most recent turn-around gig as President and Publisher of the Dayton Business Journal followed stints as diverse as president of a healthcare technology company, founder of a telephony service and the leader in successful small business turnarounds.
In less than eight months, Arthur guided one organization in the transition from money losing to the number one business unit in an international chain. “The challenges are always unique,” he says, “but in this case, success was driven by getting the ‘right people on the bus and the wrong people off’, while keeping the focus on doing the right things well.”
Arthur is a certified representative of the Value Builder System, an evaluation and practical improvement process that increases business owner ROI up to 71% in 8 key performance measures. He is also a certified Achieve Global trainer who has developed and delivered multiple sales, internet and management training programs.
He has been an active member of the communities, serving on various business advisory boards, as a founder and treasurer of Ohio Robotics, Inc. the producer of multiple STEM education programs, former board member of Dayton Chamber of Commerce and as past president of the Miami Valley Council Boy Scouts of America. He now serves as the chair of the Colorado Springs Chamber program taskforce. He is also an active member of the South Metro Denver chamber serving on two committees there.
He can be reached at 937-260-0046 or narthur@TABFocusedDirections.com
My biggest financial win so far with TAB is generating over $50K in new revenue from existing clients based on applying wisdom from my fellow board members. What really fires me up though is the greater client impact I've been able to have as a direct result of deepening and expanding these consulting engagements.
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