Category : Insights

Category : Insights

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

where is YOUR attention?

Article By TXG   |   29th August 2019

Here’s a question for you to ponder…. If we are what we give our attention to – where is YOUR attention? A worker? A parent? An entrepreneur? An all-rounder? A patient? If you are happy with where your attention is, then that is great but sometimes we can find that … Read more

A deeper conversation

Article By TXG   |   26th August 2019

A conversation can go to a much deeper level if you have the time, can truly listen and ask three more words… ‘and what else?’ When someone brings you a challenge or is chatting with you about something on their mind, it is important to see if you can get … Read more

Manfred Max-Neef’s fundamental human needs

Article By TXG   |   19th August 2019

The economist, Manfred Max-Neef Rosenberg says that there are nine self explanatory needs: Affection Creation Recreation Freedom Identity Understanding Participation Protection Subsistence Try and find yourself a moment of quiet and then ask yourself – if you had to give yourself a score out of 10 (10 being a master … Read more

Finding a way to say no

Article By TXG   |   10th August 2019

I have worked with a lot of coaching clients over the years who want to work on their time management and when we get down to the obstacles they may face in resolving their workload, the reluctance to say ‘no’ to someone who asks for something to be done is … Read more

The truth

Article By TXG   |   5th August 2019

I recently came across a quote from Churchill that really resonated with me… “People occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing ever happened.” The truth can surely set you free – we’ve probably all heard that said at some … Read more

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