A message from our CEO, Philip Howell, to all taking part in the Rathbones Lacrosse World Cup, which starts this Wednesday.
Playing sport at the highest level requires huge dedication but also sacrifices, with employers often less supportive than might be expected. As sponsors of the FIL Rathbones Women’s Lacrosse World Cup, we look at the challenges facing high-performing sportswomen.
Rathbones has long supported programmes encouraging girls and young women to play sport, in particular lacrosse. But it’s not just about the physical benefits; sport offers so much more to the next generation.
Most of us intuitively agree that playing sports is good for children. But more and more evidence is emerging as to how good it really is for their development, and in how many different ways.
Playing sport is vital for the young, but not just in ways you might think. Listen to three inspiring athletes talk about why sports are so important for young people – and how they can benefit for the rest of their lives.
Women’s sport has experienced great positive change in recent years but there is still work to be done. Three leading British sportswomen discuss the challenges they have faced through their careers and their hopes for the future.
The values that make a difference on the sports field also matter in the world of business. Listen to Rathbones CEO Philip Howell as he discusses three essential traits that have a significant bearing on both pursuits.
The parallels between sporting and business achievements are evident. Hear from three inspirational athletes as they share their experiences – and explore how playing sports can act as a springboard for commercial success.
“Everybody can be world class,” says Olympic hockey gold medallist Kate Richardson-Walsh. Watch this video of Kate and two other sporting heroes discuss how they achieved the pinnacle of success – and learn how being world class is within your own reach.