Hi, I'm Mike Herd
Welcome to my Alpha group board
Growing your Business in challenging times? Your Collaborative Peer to Peer Advisory Board enables growth by bringing together different perspectives from like-minded leaders in a trusting and confidential space. Leveraging our 10 years of experience in over 30 countries, our monthly Boards help owners of small and medium size business to grow through collaborative workshops and mastermind sessions.
The Alpha Group (TAG) membership is all you need to take your business to the next level. Where else can you find qualified, experienced and highly motivated professionals that will focus only on you and your business? You are already doing well?
Of course you are. But you don’t want to just do well, you want to EXCEL!
FASTGROWTH WORKSHOPS & MASTERMINDS
Monthly Executive Boards
A business strategy workshop where members are trained using formal workbooks in key areas of business. This forces concentration on specific parts of their company. Members will analyse, in depth, the areas where their business is performing well or badly.
A mastermind where members get the opportunity to present a current business scenario / situation to their peers. The group will then give advice and feedback based on their experience. Members benefit from the experience of others. This process ensures that all options have been developed and critical mistakes are avoided early. Meetings are inspiring, helpful, uplifting, motivating, advising.
Group members are business executives from non-competing industries that have the knowledge and skills to help solve big business challenges. In a trusted and confidential setting, members grapple with the issues that can make or break a business. Members will share seasoned advice and expertise providing actionable suggestions and solutions that will empower the achievement of goals in business and personal life. Advice, ideas and suggestions flow freely in this confidential environment. The honest, unbiased feedback from board members who face similar problems and issues, helps to crystallize business vision and give confidence that decisions made are well researched and appropriate.
Members are not alone! Members can take advantage of a monthly one-to-one coaching/mentoring session with a highly experienced coach. Here, members celebrate successes, examine opportunities or air concerns. The focus is on developing strategy and tactics together.
Over the past 10 years, The Alpha GOLD™ strategic process has been used to create many successful, profitable business. Members have become highly motivated, focused and confident in achieving business and personal goals.
G: CREATE YOUR COMPELLING GOALS
O: SIGNIFICANTLY IMPROVE YOUR OPERATIONS
L: TRANSFORM YOUR LEADERSHIP
D: SUBSTANTIALLY DEVELOP YOUR PROFITABLE SALES
Work with our business coaching tools to narrow your focus!
Having peers who hold you accountable for your decisions and actions is the most productive way to create change. The Alpha Group meetings are a place where CEO’s can turn to someone who understands the challenges they are facing, will always give you an unbiased opinion which in turn could save you so much time and money.
The goal of most companies is to increase the market value of your company and to become successful not right away sometimes. However, challenges and uncertainty are always part of long-term expansion and growth. There are times when, like many others, you are unclear about the best way to proceed, intermittently have self-doubt, and occasionally lack the tools and techniques for the tasks you are facing.
Because your peers are equal and are also business owners who are not competitors, you’ll respect their opinions and trust their own experience, unlike your relationship with others, you can’t make excuses with your peers. They know better and you know they know better. It’s why we know that peer groups work so well and why CEO’s who really want to grow and develop turn to The Alpha Groups, they seek accountability, and someone to hold them to the promised that they make, so they can reach the potential they desire.
THE ALPHA GROUP MEETING
The Alpha Group meetings are held monthly – same time, Same place.
Inspiring you and your company to thrive through the focus and power of your Alpha Group Board.
Assisting you to create, update or even formulate your Powerful Fast growth Business plan for your business.
Successful Alpha Group Members
The Alpha Groups provides small-medium businesses with the valuable guidance and support needed to chart a sustainable course for growth. The Alpha Group guides members to focus on strategy and profits.
Commit to change
You realise that “you don’t know what you don’t know” and are open to receiving and sharing new ideas that will take your business to the next level. You are willing to change your thinking and take action.
Want the business to work for you
It is not a good idea to put a new roof on a house with a sinking foundation. If you want to strengthen all levels in order for the business to produce while you focus on growth, then we can help you realise your vision.
Adhere to the highest standards
If you want to succeed by taking shortcuts, this is not for you! If you want to do business at the highest level, this is the right place for you and your business.
Seek transformational change
This is not a networking group. This is a group of business owners and leaders who hold each other accountable and are committed to improve the lives of all members.
Want to know more?
Michael Herd (Innovation and Business Growth Specialist)
Mike spent over twenty years developing and running the highly successful Sussex Innovation Centre, a technology business incubator / accelerator.
His experience includes supporting, advising and coaching entrepreneurs from all different sectors, as well as building his own businesses.
Working in the innovation and technology arena, Mike is very knowledgeable in new product development, business models, digital transformation, IP, venture investments, business growth and scalability. Most of all, Mike has developed the skills to understand and support entrepreneurs as they grow their business.
In addition to the early-stage businesses, Mike has also worked with many SME companies on their growth ambitions, management development and innovation programmes.
Mike is a well-rounded group facilitator and coach, providing knowledgeable and supportive coaching for his clients. He has a well-developed network of business, technical, investment and professional contacts.
Finally, in his time at the University of Sussex, Mike created new research commercialisation and Open Innovation programmes, he also taught on the MBA programme.