A successful feedback culture implements 360 feedback

360 feedback is a powerful tool for improving individual and team performance in organisations. It involves collecting feedback from various sources, such as peers, supervisors, and subordinates, to provide a comprehensive view of an individual’s strengths and weaknesses. At Credo Growth, we have seen that many companies struggle to implement effective 360 feedback programs despite […]

Lessons on fostering compassionate grit and performance from freediving

It is not every day that one gets the opportunity to challenge oneself beyond limits. I went on a holiday with my sister, her partner and my husband in Greece. The week was one of “get the hell out of your comfort zone”. We indulged in recreational freediving and spearfishing, which we love doing in […]

Leadership Takeaways from Entrepreneurs in Pakistan

I recently delivered keynote talks in Karachi, Lahore and Islamabad, Pakistan. If you had asked me a year ago if this was possible, I would have said, “not a chance, I’m female, and it’s Pakistan!” My journey started in Karachi, the largest city in Pakistan and a bustling metropolis. While there, I had the privilege […]

10 Leadership Quotes and What We Can Learn From Them

In our Ditch Mediocrity leadership development programme, we love drawing inspiration from thought leaders who have shared impactful ideas, articles or ted talks around the topics of leadership skills and team development. We include these thought leaders in our online leadership courses to deepen the learning experience. We then unpack a particular theory using a […]

Tips to keep your company values alive

You’re probably wondering what a values behaviour charter is, let alone whether you should implement it – and I’ll get there. But first, allow me to share a quick anecdote which prompted me to write this. My Tannie Sussie has an incredible awareness and knowledge of the amazing fynbos we have in Cape Town, and […]

Unlock the power of psychological contracting

This is a secret tool that I just cannot get enough of when working with my team and clients! So in this blog post I’m going to unpack what it is, and how you can use a version of it to align your team and create agreements that really work. I first came across the […]

FREE videos to get the most out of your development curve

If you’re anything like me, you probably expect everything to happen yesterday: I’ve just finished my degree, why don’t I have my dream job yet? Wow, this new role is taking me forever to get used to, why am still floundering?! My coaching style feels stagnant, why can’t I go deep enough? These types of […]

Toughen up cupcake… and say thank you to your leader

Leaders have a whole host of responsibilities to juggle to ensure their team and business are performing. Sometimes it can feel totally overwhelming and like they’re being pulled in a hundred directions at once. On top of their own daily tasks, a leader needs to: Create psychological safety Keep their cool and not freak out […]

Team Building vs. Team Development

Developing high-performance teams is at the core of Credo Growth, and something I’m incredibly passionate about. So how does it differ to team building? Team building activities, like wine tasting or amazing races might bring people together to play and laugh and learn about each other, but they typically don’t resolve deeper issues or address […]