Diversity in the workplace – Why it rocks

According to the CIPD, “Promoting and supporting diversity in the workplace is an important aspect of good people management – it’s about valuing everyone in the organisation as an individual.” We completely agree. Diversity is so much more than just someone’s race or ethnic background. It is the rich tapestry of characteristics and everything else…

MyPeople Meets … Simon Shaw

MyPeople Meets is a series of articles featuring influential business people answering questions about what motivates them, their views on organisational values and high performance cultures along with personal insights on why they do what they do.  This month, we meet ex England Rugby player Simon Shaw who now runs a business selling professional rugby…

The trouble with Mindfulness

In today’s economy, organisations now rely heavily on the skills, knowledge and experience of the people they employ – also known as ‘human capital.’ High performing teams are essential to the success of any organisation and employees must have the means to support and convey their experiences. People’s ability to increase awareness of their thoughts…

MyPeople Meets … Joel Turner

MyPeople Meets is a series of articles featuring influential business people answering questions about what motivates them, their views on organisational values and high performance cultures along with personal insights on why they do what they do.  This month, we meet Joel Turner, Head of People Communication & Culture at Sky Betting & Gaming, who…

The importance of Well-Being in the workplace

Well-being is about people and creating conditions for everyone to thrive. Looking beyond the deliverables it includes areas such as health, relationships, education and skills as well as what we do, where we live, our finances and the environment. We spend a large majority of our time in the workplace, so organisations need to create…

MyPeople Meets … The team

MyPeople Meets is a series of articles featuring influential business people answering questions about what motivates them, their views on organisational values and high performance cultures along with personal insights on why they do what they do.  This month, we give you an insight into the whole MyPeople team – what we do and why…

MyPeople Meets … Drew Povey

MyPeople Meets is a series of articles featuring influential business people answering questions about what motivates them, their views on organisational values and high performance cultures along with personal insights on why they do what they do.  This month, we meet we meet Drew Povey who is a leadership authority with a unique multi sector…

MyPeople Meets … Clara Wilcox

MyPeople Meets is a series of articles featuring influential business people answering questions about what motivates them, their views on organisational values and high performance cultures along with personal insights on why they do what they do.  This month, we meet Clara Wilcox who is the founder of The Balance Collective

Where is culture?

Stuart Lancaster, the previous England Rugby Manager, had a philosophy that “culture proceeds performance”. It was a slogan that was written on the walls around Twickenham. What this meant was that the delivery of sustainable performance requires the creation of the right environment and culture in order for it to thrive.