Category : Insights

Category : Insights

Gratitude

Article By TXG   |   2nd October 2020

It is a tough time to feel gratitude with all the changes we have faced in 2020. This year has been as challenging as many of us have ever known. As someone who is going through cancer treatment, shielding and facing the restrictions that have come about as a result … Read more

In a world where you can be anything, be kind

Article By TXG   |   25th September 2020

I first came across this quote following the suicide of Caroline Flack. Now perhaps more than ever, mental health is talked about and with lockdown and the effects of Covid-19, more and more people are struggling with their feelings. We never know what is going on behind the scenes for … Read more

Recognising the cycles of grief

Article By TXG   |   17th September 2020

There is much talk at the moment about the ‘new normal’ as we try and find a way through the effects of Covid-19 and a certain wistfulness for what we had only a few months ago. In a way, we are all grieving for what we have lost as we … Read more

Don’t Quit by John Greenleaf Whittier

Article By TXG   |   10th September 2020

As we went into lockdown, all of the blood rushed to my head and I decided to do something that I’d never normally have time for – I wrote out an anthology of poems for my father as a birthday present. I came across this poem when I was looking … Read more

How to Keep Your Team Motivated Remotely

Article By TXG   |   15th April 2020

A good read on how doing the important and at times hard work can still motivate and inspire us all. https://hbr.org/2020/04/how-to-keep-your-team-motivated-remotely?fbclid=IwAR2P9kjl3z9Xe-oBrvLPNw3e0dkIoHwaxc3hCQbqM1R1ntS-hcY0Saz03KERead more

Working at home

Article By TXG   |   25th March 2020

A few thoughts for those working at home today. There’s lots of great resources out there about this but our top tips are: Make sure you know where you’re going to do video calls from and make sure it’s lit well and comfortable for you – always check out how … Read more

A gem of an article the coronavirus

Article By TXG   |   24th March 2020

Amid the excellent HBR coronavirus content (who have made all coronavirus content free to read – well done to them), this is a particular gem and feels like it reflects the mood of several of the people we have been speaking with this week.  We hope it helps you.  And … Read more

It’s never too late to be in touch

Article By TXG   |   16th September 2019

My cancer learning number two is it’s never too late to be in touch! I have a weakness (OK I have many weaknesses but I’m willing to admit to this one here!) – I love a greeting card. I have a whole drawer of cards that have tickled me and … Read more

How to respond when someone tells you bad news

Article By TXG   |   9th September 2019

I was recently diagnosed with cancer and while I am determined to make a complete recovery, this has been a year of fear, frustration and learning. One of my missions at the end of this treatment is that I will have really learned something about myself, who I want to … Read more

How to avoid getting upset in a conversation

Article By TXG   |   2nd September 2019

If you ever find yourself getting upset in a conversation (that may manifest as anything from shouting to feeling angry tears)… Step back Take a deep breath and breathe in for 3 counts, hold that breath for 3 counts and then exhale over 3 counts Then think – what is … Read more

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