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Know your playbook or get sacked!

Know your playbook or get sacked!

By: James Babb, partner and Clients and Industries leader at Deloitte, Middle East. Another American football season is upon us. Already we have seen some historical results from the first weekend of college with Howard University, (a 45 point underdog) defeating the University of Nevada Las Vegas 43-40. And the UCLA Bruins coming back from a 34 point … Continue reading

Diversity. Equality. Opportunity.

Diversity. Equality. Opportunity.

by: Jayne Stokes, Director, Global Employer Services, Deloitte, Middle East I was asked to write an article in March 2014 as part of Deloitte’s Women March initiative for that year.  The task I was given at the time was to share my story as a woman in the Middle East.  At that time, I was … Continue reading

Women at Deloitte

Women at Deloitte

As an audit principal at Deloitte in the Middle East, I get to see how eager young students are to apply to our firm and become part of our family. They come to us full of the exciting prospects of joining the biggest professional services firm in the world: the learning curve from which they … Continue reading

Adamantine

Adamantine

ad·a·man·tine – Unable to be broken Last night was Father Son movie night in my home. I usually choose a movie I have already seen and that has an interesting life lesson associated with it. I like to discuss the movie after it is over to see what my son has observed about it. The … Continue reading

Deloitte makes an impact on..?

Deloitte makes an impact on..?

It all started when I first joined Deloitte in 2007. After getting introduced to the Firms’ culture and vision at that time I was feeling, like most of us, skeptical and asked questions about the meaning of life. Am I living my life based on my beliefs, and values? Do my choices represent the things that … Continue reading

On Leadership: lessons learnt from home

On Leadership: lessons learnt from home

While growing up, I was fortunate to have values around education, hard work and perseverance instilled in me by my mother. As part of our WoMen March Initiative, I would like to celebrate the personal lessons in leadership that I learned from her. Very few people within my mother’s extended family finished high school and … Continue reading

My very first flight

My very first flight

It was on June 1st when I got my very first boarding pass to a first class ride towards the Deloitte Beirut office. Every flight gives passengers a little scare as soon as they get in their seats, and as a Tadarab intern passenger, I felt that, along with a lot of anticipation to how … Continue reading

It is about time to take the lead

It is about time to take the lead

I was thrilled when I was selected to attend the EMEA Human Capital Conference. I was even happier when I learned that it will take place in Deloitte University’s campus in Brussels, Belgium. DU EMEA’s curriculum is tailored to the region’s needs to deliver cutting-edge learning that will develop the next generation of international business … Continue reading