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Go away, I’m not listening

Go away, I’m not listening

Article By TXG   |   5th February 2015

Do you like to be told you’re doing a good job? (Don’t we all?) It’s that warm, satisfying feeling that someone has noticed all the slog you’ve put into a task – or, alternatively, your downright natural genius. It’s gratifying to get great feedback. Most of us probably work a … Read more

Vagabond123

Article By TXG   |   8th January 2015

Vagabond123 25 Charlotte Street, London, W1T 1RW www.vagabondwines.co.uk/our-venues/charlotte-street/ Here at TXG we love new things and, as such, had to check out Vagabond when we walked past it last week. It’s an enoteca (wine shop and bar combined to you and me) with those clever wine machines you get in … Read more

Estela

Article By TXG   |   7th January 2015

Estela 47 E Houston St, New York, NY 10012 www.estelanyc.com On a recent trip to New York this summer we discovered Estela. It’s tapas-style small plates in NoHo – so far, so predictable, except it’s really good with a buzzy vibe (aka a bit crammed in), delicious food, and some … Read more

Putin, a Maserati, and better behaviour at work

Putin, a Maserati, and better behaviour at work

Article By TXG   |   16th December 2014

Googling ‘aggression’ the other day, two images came up: Vladimir Putin and a Maserati – a very strange pair, but apparently the Russian leader and a concept sports car with a bold new look have this much in common. Aggression in the workplace is a serious subject. It is also … Read more

Casse-croute

Article By TXG   |   7th December 2014

Casse-croute Bermondsey Street, London SE1 3XB www.cassecroute.co.uk Staying with the Bermondsey Street theme, but at the other end of the style spectrum, is Casse-Croute, which is more French than anywhere we’ve actually been to in France, has a blackboard instead of menus and specialises in what we imagine really good … Read more

The ‘kick’ that spurred Alastair Cook and Jo Pavey

The ‘kick’ that spurred Alastair Cook and Jo Pavey

Article By TXG   |   13th November 2014

What do Alastair Cook and Jo Pavey have in common? Both have been lumbering under a weight of expectation, then pulled out success when it was least expected. Their experiences shine light on the complexities and contradictions of leadership and performance. And that has fascinating parallels in the business world. … Read more

Who’s in your team?

Who’s in your team?

Article By TXG   |   23rd October 2014

Watching Usain Bolt giving every appearance of cruising to yet another Gold medal, it’s tempting to think, ‘He makes it look so easy.’ Well, most of us are never likely to be an Olympic, Commonwealth or World champion but there are still valuable lessons we can learn from his approach. … Read more

Zucca

Article By TXG   |   22nd October 2014

Zucca 184 Bermondsey Street London www.zuccalondon.com Zucca is a modern Italian on Bermondsey Street. We first went on a Saturday and had a wonderful lunch. Having booked to go back during the week, we thought it would never live up to our memory of the deliciously delicate spider crab pasta … Read more

What are people saying about you?

What are people saying about you?

Article By TXG   |   18th September 2014

Here’s a thought likely to stay with you for the rest of the day. What three things are people saying behind your back? Are you confident they’ve got your measure and are swapping comments that sound like the way your boss always introduces you – you know, dynamic, great communicator, … Read more

What we’re reading

What we’re reading

Article By TXG   |   15th August 2014

Previous Recommendations Book: Time to Speak – Patsy Rodenburg – Bookshop The Gift of Therapy by Irvin D Yalom – Amazon Where did you learn to behave like that?  by Susan Hill – Amazon Coaching and Trauma by Julia Vaughan Smith – Amazon Invisible Women: Exposing Data Bias in a … Read more

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