TEAM SPOTLIGHT Senior Coach-Facilitator, Sarit Vandegraaff PCC

May 7, 2024

You know that moment when you cross paths with someone fabulous who wants to work with you?  Even if you didn’t think you were looking before, now you’re interested! That was the case when Sarit met Elise back in 2019. On a Thursday they had coffee and by the following week, Sarit was being onboarded. What […]

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Trends to watch: A growth in co-leadership

April 30, 2024

One advantage of our breadth as an organisation is our ability to pick up emerging trends. One trend we’re watching and coaching with interest is a spike in the number of organisations that either have, or are entertaining, a Co-CEO leadership model.  It’s a trend that’s not just occurring in Australia, but in the United […]

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When is the right time to form the Manager level into a Team?

February 9, 2024

A pattern we regularly observe as social purpose organisations grow is the tipping point between having only an Executive level team, and standing-up a Manager-level team. It’s not always easy to know when the time is right, and it takes commitment to the change management required to successfully establish this new team. But we see […]

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Celebrating our Senior Coach & Facilitator, Barb Barkley, PCC

February 5, 2024

For the first five years of Leadership Space, it was just Elise and Barb. If you’ve been around since then, you’ll know Elise affectionately and humorously referred to Barb as her ‘work wife’. The partnership was real. When Elise had her second child, Barb held the reins of the business and all the clients. These […]

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What does culture mean for Leadership Space?

September 27, 2023

Recently, as we introduced Leadership Space to a group of social enterprises, a Founder CEO posed a question that had never been asked in our decade-long journey: “How would you describe your culture?” We have always been clear at Leadership Space that what we are sharing with our clients is what we’ve practiced as people […]

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Your Board is a team, and that definition matters…

September 27, 2023

It may seem pedantic but the question of whether a Board is a ‘team’ or a ‘group’ is a profound one and has ramifications that are far-reaching. Over the years we have watched this embracing of Board teaming, shift an organisation’s effectiveness, so here’s our checklist of nine criteria. Perhaps you can reflect on your […]

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