Whitespace Consultants

…with Karen Young

Karen YoungKaren Young, Director
Adalta Development Ltd

Karen runs a successful leadership and management training company.

Describe your office in under twelve words

A spacious sanctuary with different ‘hubs’ for different activities

How much time do you spend there?

About 10 hours a day

Tidy or untidy?


Trendy or functional?


Oddest thing on your desk?

Positive quote book (in case of bad days!)

Office refreshment of choice?

Lavazza coffee

What do you keep in your desk drawer?

Stationary and client files

Open plan or office?

Office as I work from home

Meetings – lover or hater?

Love them

Phone or e-mail?

Definitely phone

Best time saving tip?

Prioritise, prioritise and prioritise

Best business advice ever given?

Mistakes are often the best way to learn

Best office you’ve ever visited?

Orange – a creative, wacky and fun environment

Dream place to work?



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