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 […]

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 […]

How to effectively lead your remote teams.

The global Covid-19 pandemic has caused massive changes in the way we work. Leaders and their teams alike have had to rapidly adapt to the realities of working at home: hustling for space and quiet, and dealing with technology issues as well as their fears and vulnerabilities. That’s not to mention the distractions of home […]