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…

Stress Management – How To Cope

According to Perkbox’s 2018 Workplace Stress Survey, work is the most common source of stress for UK adults with 59% having experienced it first-hand. Just 9% of respondents claimed to never experience it at all. That’s an incredible statistic when you consider that there were around 32.54 million people in work in the UK in…

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…