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The Leadership Sphere

Clarity. Capability. Contribution.

Sacha Koffman

Consultant, Facilitator & Coach, The Leadership Sphere

Areas of Expertise

  • Career Coaching
  • Startup business coaching
  • Networking and Connecting coaching
  • Workshop facilitation
  • Career History

  • Two-time start up founder
  • Entrepreneur
  • Career Coach
  • Sales Director
  • Management Consultant
  • Business Leader
  • Mentor
  • Background

    Sacha is a two-time company founder, entrepreneur, sales director, sales coach, management consultant, recruiter, and talent and career specialist. Sacha packages his vast backgrounds and diverse skills to provide formal career coaching targeted at all people from C-suite executives to young people finding their feet in the early stages of their career.

    In 2011, Sacha embarked on an entrepreneurial pathway when he founded the first of two startup businesses. That year he founded Upskill Learning in which he was CEO and Sales Director, building his team to over 20 sales consultants at it's peak. Sacha grew the small business to almost $500k in monthly sales, and was nominated for outstanding achievement both individually and as a company at numerous business awards. In 2018 following significant government intervention negatively impacting training and education, he exited the business. Later that year he co-founded Build Labour where he holds the role of CEO and Account Director. Still in its early days, Sacha has leveraged his more recent entrepreneurial skills to help seed this new company in a brand new industry (construction technology), still with a focus on career, sales and process improvement.

    Prior to 2011 (since 1998), Sacha worked in corporate roles across some of the world's most reputable management consulting firms and banks including PwC, AT Kearney, Arthur Andersen, ANZ and NAB. Sacha held roles in management consulting mostly with a focus on talent strategy and acquisition, learning and development, sales and change management.

    Sacha has experienced the highs and lows of the transition from corporate life to entrepreneur and founder. These valuable lessons have further enhanced his toolkit in helping others understand and realise their career aspirations though his invaluable coaching programs. Specialties: - Bespoke coaching (career focus) - Career transition coaching - Coaching for entrepreneurs - Sales and Sales Management - Connecting and networking done right - Whole Brain Thinking (HBDI profiles for Individuals & Teams) - Building High Performance Teams - Professional Speaking, Presentation & Facilitation Skills

    Qualifications and Memberships

  • B.Com (Hons)
  • B.A (psychology)
  • Certified Master Coach (International Coaching Federation)
  • HBDI Wholebrain Thinking Accredited Facilitator
  • What We Care About

    The issues we face today in organisations and globally will require unprecedented leadership and unprecedented levels of co-operation concurrently, to mobilise communities and organisations.

    A New Paradigm for the Future

    To make progress on our most significant issues, we need a new paradigm—one that inspires us to:

  • Act constructively in a values-driven way
  • Empower each other to take responsibility and accountability at all levels of the organisation
  • Shift our focus from problem-centric to solution-centric (positive change)
  • Make progress on the toughest issues and challenges
  • Create an environment of breakthrough performance, and high levels of commitment and learning
  • Liberate ourselves from old ways of thinking about how to manage and lead people
  • Develop systems intelligence.
  • As the industrial age wanes, new possibilities emerge to create a different paradigm of leadership. I propose a new paradigm that draws from many sources and builds on them in an integrative way.

    The mechanistic, industrial paradigm has been in existence since the latter part of the 18th century and continues to shape society and modern organisations. It is a long, slow journey, yet incredibly worthwhile.

    Our Definition of Leadership

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    Contact Details

    Phone: 1300 100 857


    Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane and Perth


    GPO Building, Level 2, 350 Bourke St, Melbourne Vic 3000