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If you take a look at the modern business world, you’ll find a few things to be true

Customers and clients are becoming increasingly demanding, competitors are becoming increasingly innovative and the most talented people are increasingly making values-led decisions about which company to work for.

The need to differentiate is greater than ever before!

Whilst for the most part, products, services, models, processes and systems can be replicated, what can’t be replicated is the vision and culture that drives a business and how that translates to the way the people in the business ultimately deliver to the customer.

This is why Team Alignment is increasingly becoming
the most powerful differentiator a business has available to it


A 20% Increase In Revenue!

“Before engaging Tamsen Garrie of Alpha Associates, we had a lot of talented individuals working in silos.  Previous approaches to improving team-work had resulted in a feel good factor, but our growth goals were making it more important than ever to demonstrate value so that significant changes followed through into the workplace and impacted on the bottom line.

Tamsen facilitated workshops for the team where together, we developed a collective shared vision and values that supported that vision.

Productivity increased significantly, the backlog of work reduced considerably and we reported ZERO unplanned absence and a 20% increase in revenue after the first quarter.”

Trevor Mapondera, CEO, Nurseline Healthcare

Everyone Agrees: When Tamsen Comes Along, Things Get Done!

“We identified that we had a significant opportunity for growth, but I knew that without the right decision making and the right buy in from the team I would not achieve my goals.  I thought immediately of bringing Tamsen on board to help.

Tamsen has run several sessions in the business.  We have worked on a 1-2-1 basis to firm up my personal vision for the business and Tamsen has worked with the team to help them align themselves to my vision and to ensure that they are driving the business forward with passion.

The size and profitability of my business has doubled since working with Tamsen and she is without doubt a part of our long-term plans.”

Karen Dunne-Squire, Managing Director, Elation Sales

Helped Me Scale The Business Faster!


“At the time I met Tamsen, I was very clear on my vision for my business, and had ‘dream’ goals, but I lacked the master plan that was going to really give me the traction to move my business forward.

I can honestly say, that working with Tamsen has been invaluable for me and for my business.  Not only is she fabulous to work with, but Tamsen has assisted me with my overall business strategy and with making that plan come to life.

Her experience in operations has helped to shape the structure for the business and her expertise in Team Alignment has helped me to scale the business faster!

Tamsen is a great support and a great mentor and I see her as an integral part of my team and I cannot recommend her work highly enough for anyone who wants to grow their business”.

Philippa Constable, Founder and Managing Director, Women Mean Biz and We Mean Biz

Strategic Leadership Move Was A Huge Leap!

 “Tamsen has been a key figure in moving my role from one of operations to one of strategic leadership and this has been a huge leap for me. One that I now relish.

My time with Tamsen has played a key role in my future and that of my business but on a personal level she is a mentor that I hugely rate and respect when I have met many that I would not give credit to!

She is the REAL DEAL and a joy to work with”.

Annabelle Webster, Managing Director, South East Timber and Damp

A Prescription For Breakthrough Performance!

“I was inspired by Tamsen’s profoundly audacious and novel perspective on developing a high-performance team and organisational culture.

After three months, we saw deeper and more personal connectedness in the team, improved communication, significant improvement in collaborative working, increased energy and positivity about their work and a long-term perspective on their future with the team and the company.

Tamsens process is challenging, illuminating, provocative and an undeniable prescription for breakthrough performance.”

Trevor Mapondera, CEO, Nurseline Healthcare

An Expert At Bringing Out The Best In Business Owners!

 We started working with Alpha when ZiaBia was just over 5 years old and knew that we needed to start thinking about the next 5-10 years and where we wanted to take the business next.

years and were we wanted to go. We signed up to an Alignment Day and a year on we can see how much effect this is still having on our business.  Our team has increased in size, we are doing more marketing and have a clearer picture of who our clients are and also looking at a rebrand – which we didn’t expect!

To anyone thinking of working with Tamsen, I would say do it – its is very worthwhile and she is an expert at bring out the best in business owners and really making you think.

Vicky Gardner, Co-Founder, Zia Bia

Her Expertise Came Through Strongly!



“The Momentum business has gown significantly over the last few years and we wanted to explore our culture and values – what makes us unique, what we stand for and how we can develop this further.  

Tamsen is an expert in this subject and this came through strongly. The process steps we went through ensured everyone contributed and the output had validity. 

I would recommend her without hesitation.”

Laura Davis, HR Manager, Momentum Transport

A Framework For Pre-empting And Resolving Conflict.


“Tamsen facilitated workshops for the team where together, we developed a collective shared vision and values that supported that vision. 

The process included encouraging team members to identify their own individual vision, purpose & goals and to develop their roles, based on their strengths.  Individual team members also completed a process that identified their behavioural style, which resulted in personal revelations about what was important, valuable and challenging for them when working as part of a team. 

This was then used as a way of addressing the fundamental issues around conflict in teams and how to improve team collaboration, which gave us a framework and a common language for pre-empting and resolving that conflict”.

Trevor Mapondera, CEO, Nurseline Healthcare

Business Has Taken Off In The Way We Envisaged!


We are aware of her in-depth understanding of business and her ability to develop infrastructures to enable them to grow which is why we engaged Tamsen to help us.

Tamsen helped us to define our Vision for the business, create the business strategy, document our workflow and then provided operational support, so that we could get on with developing the business.

We would highly recommend her work and look forward to working with her in the future as we develop Fair Contracts UK Ltd into different regions and industries”.

Chas Jordan, Managing Director, Fair Contract UK

The Size And Profitability Of The Business Has Doubled!

 “Tamsen has facilitated some great senior planning meetings with myself and my team and each session has resulted in a leap forward.

Everyone in the business agrees that when Tamsen comes along things get done!

The size and profitability of my business has doubled since working with Tamsen and she is without doubt a part of our long-term plans.

If being the best you can possibly be is important to you – ring Tamsen!”

Karen Dunne-Squire, Managing Director, Elation Sales

An expert at bringing out the best in business owners!

 We spent a day with Tamsen and all of us really had to think about what we wanted going forward in business and personally – then Tamsen helped us align this into a concise plan for ZiaBia’a future.

The benefits and thoughts we had back in April last year have been with us post the day for the last year and we have kept them to hand to ensure working towards the goals. Now we are a lot more strategic in how we run our business and our team and business had grown!

Vicky Gardner, Co-Founder, Zia Bia

We Gained Clarity On What Makes Us So Unique!

“We gained eater clarity on what makes us so unique and how our values can be embedded on a day to day basis.

Tamsen spent time to understand our needs, facilitated very well, got us to an output we could carry on and work with internally and followed up appropriately.

I would recommend her without hesitation”

Laura Davis, HR Manager, Momentum Transport

A Transformation To A High Performance Culture!

“Since engaging Tamsen, we have doubled our turnover in two consecutive years and we’ve seen a transformation to becoming a high performance culture.   We’ve also had a lot of fun along the way, celebrating our success!

Tamsen delivers a myriad of custom programmes designed to maximise levels off engagement with every client, regardless of size and scope.  Her process is challenging, illuminating, provocative and an undeniable prescription for breakthrough performance.

Most impressive of Tamsens’ approach is the utilisation of the shared collective vision, values-driven behaviour and the enabling of sustainability of extraordinary results.  Two years on and Tamsen has become a trusted colleague within our business and I cannot recommend her and her work highly enough”.

Trevor Mapondera, CEO, Nurseline Healthcare

Her Perspective On Sometimes Complex Issues Is Fantastic!

 “Tamsen has really “got to know” my business, my team, my clients and my values and has helped me shape and drive the business into a more solid and rounded entity.

We have worked on a one to one basis where we discuss current issues and then address how best to move forward, however always keeping an eye on the vision and goals to ensure we are headed in the right direction.  Tamsens perspective on sometimes complex issues is fantastic – she can see the wood for the trees.

Since then I have been inspired, cajoled, motivated, supported, driven, helped, directed, picked up, dusted off and pointed in the right direction again by the truly amazing Tamsen.  

Even recently Tamsen has introduced me to a key company that could help my vision become a reality.  Her value is incredible”.

Annabelle Webster, Managing Director, South East Timber and Damp


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