The People Project

Championing the human side of every business

Slow down. Find your pace. Then speed up.

Sophie Devonshire, CEO of The Caffeine Partnership, shares her secrets on managing energy levels and why pace is more important than productivity.

Would you hire someone twice your age?

Grace Gould, founder of Soda, discusses being the boss of someone twice your age, and whether other CEOs could benefit from embracing the generation gap.

Join this company and don’t get fired… ever

Learn from Next Jump what it really means to be a “Deliberately Developmental Organisation” (DDO).

Ask yourself: Does this job really require physical presence?

The Hoxby Collective co-founder Lizzie Penny is on a mission to destigmatise flexible working, and give modern talent greater choice to work whenever and from wherever they want.

“Companies can’t solve the happiness equation alone. Employees have a part to play.”

Samantha Clarke discusses how to retain talent, and make employees more engaged and resilient.

#AskCharlie: is it fair to offer flexible working only to parents?

“We are keen to offer flexible working to those with young families. Is it fair to offer this to them only and not to others?”

“Just don’t be a dick"

David Goldberg, CEO & Founder at Founders Pledge, on how we can build big, profitable companies that don’t leave the world worse off than how we found it.

Learning to be the boss

The co-founders of design agency UsTwo on why striking a balance between work and play goes beyond choosing the right beer fridge.

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