Insights - Page 2 of 9 - TXG

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

Darby’s

Article By TXG   |   7th September 2019

Darby’s 3 Viaduct Gardens, London SW11 7AY T: +44 020 7537 3111 www.darbys-london.com Darby’s We’re fortunate that very few people read these reviews because Darby’s is in our ‘hood and it’s already been hyped everywhere and we’d like to keep it a secret, please! Darby’s is from the team behind … 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

Elliot’s

Article By TXG   |   21st August 2019

Scully Restaurant 12 Stoney Street, Borough Market, London, SE1 9AD T: 020 7403 7436 www.elliotscafe.com Elliot’s is a small restaurant in Borough Market. We went when it first opened a few years ago but the person we were with was ill, and so it didn’t really feel fair to comment … 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

Scully

Article By TXG   |   14th August 2019

Scully Restaurant 4 St. James’s Market London SW1Y 4AH T: +44 (0)20 3911 6840 http://www.scullyrestaurant.com/ From a Nopi alumnus comes the first, and likely only, restaurant where ‘the broccoli!’ was our table of 4’s unified cry when asked which dish we enjoyed most.  Now that is a successful dish, given we … 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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