How are people coping

When we saw in the New Year with fireworks and celebration, no one expected that 2020 would bring us a global pandemic and throw our entire lives into limbo, and yet here we are almost 12 weeks in. Covid-19 or coronavirus has seen the world grind to a halt, and many countries, including the UK,…

MyPeople Meets … Namrata Sarmah

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 Namrata Sarmah, a strategic and delivery-focused Digital Product Leader with over 12 years’ experience in…

The benefits to working from home

If you were asked, “What would you prefer: Working from home or going to an office?”, what would your answer have been, prior to the corona virus outbreak? According to FlexJobs 2019 Annual Survey, when asked, most people said they would want the advantage of working from home. Remote working remains the flexible work option…

Keeping remote employees engaged

When it comes to running a successful business, there is one element that needs to be understood among all others; knowing how to engage your employees. It’s important to recognise why people do the work they do, and what drives them to do it. When managers understand the level of dedication their employees have for…

MyPeople Meets … Charlie Hodgson

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 Charlie Hodgson, founder and CEO of Charlie Hodgson Performance, which aims to help business…

Virtual Team Building Activities For Remote Teams

Thanks to innovative technology, the global work environment has seen a colossal shift over the last few years, with even more changes rapidly evolving now. We are very fortunate to have to this technology at our fingertips, especially with UK employees currently stuck working from home. I consider myself as very fortunate, for being exposed…

How to build trust in remote teams

Most organisations strive to produce high performing teams; groups of goal orientated individuals with focused expertise and complementary skills who collaborate, innovate and produce consistently superior results. Pursuing performance through shared leadership, open communication and clear role expectations. Creating a high-performing team is challenging enough, when said teams are then forced to work from home…

Keep calm and work from home

At MyPeople, we are very fortunate to work in an organisation where flexible working is normalised and encouraged. However, for many organisations, working from home on a wide scale will be a first-time experiment. Keeping employees engaged and productivity up, maintaining a healthy work-life balance and learning to nurture ongoing business relationships using different strategies…

MyPeople Meets … Angie Vaux

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 Angie Vaux, Founder and CEO of Women in Tech, a coaching and networking forum…