Collaboration Partners

Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much.

Helen Keller

Leah Sparkes

Leah Sparkes

Helping executives flourish at work and in life.

Originally from Newfoundland, Canada, Leah spent 15 years working in the corporate environments of major IT vendors such as Lotus, Gartner and Citrix Systems in senior sales and marketing roles. During an extended career break sailing in the Caribbean, she realised her biggest passion was people and performance. A new career track started helping executives flourish at work and in life.

Over the last 10 years she has worked with executives and teams coaching them on and in their careers; supporting them in areas of engagement, leadership development, professional and personal growth. Leah has worked with many organizations including Cisco, Shoretel, IBM, BHP, Websense, Sun, Attachmate, Colonial First State and Commonwealth Bank. She blends the latest research from the fields of Neuroscience, positive psychology, and organizational development in her leadership and team development programs.

Leah’s philosophy is that we all have much untapped potential and executive coaching can be a powerful process that helps us uncover our strengths, deepen self-awareness and allows us to move forward so we can thrive in our professional and personal lives. Our work life should be a source of engagement, growth and inspiration. She is a member of the Neuroleadership Institute and the International Coaching Federation.

With her Institute of Executive Coaching credentials, training in psychotherapy and neuroscience and her own business, leadershipand coaching experience she has the tool box, experience and curiosity of an exceptional coach, trainer and facilitator.

Graduate Diploma in Counseling; Certificate in Foundations of Neuroleadership, Neuroleadership Institute; Certificate IV in Training and Assessment; Executive Coaching Certification & Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Course (MBSR) with Institute of Leadership and Executive Coaching; Genos Certification; Certification with The Leadership Circle; Bachelor of Arts –Business and Economics.