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Introducing Teylu

Questions on what the Teylu model is all about.

  • What is a Teylu?

    The word ‘Teylu’ (“Tay-loo”) is Cornish for ‘family’. A Teylu is a small group that meets to build relationship and do something that matters. A Teylu models the culture, characteristics and community...

  • How does a Teylu work?

    Format A loosely facilitated discussion, structured to build a culture strong enough to tackle challenging topics, pursue its Focus and encourage personal development. The First Teylu: an introduction...

  • What is the key benefit of a small group meeting (such as a Teylu) over a large group gathering (such as a conference)?

    Having both the large and small working together is important. They both help us commit to change within ourselves and our organizations. They would be incomplete without one another. But, commitments...

  • What are the various levels of a Teylu?

    Member The Member is a committed, responsible and active individual who forms part of a Teylu. Teylu The Teylu is a group of around 8 - 10 Members who have decided to meet to learn from, support and e...

  • What is the Teylu Charter?

    The Charter lays out the Teylu’s cultural and behavioural expectations and boundaries. Writing out the behaviours and boundaries we hope to see is the next stage beyond considering the values: it's ho...

  • What are the Three Teylu Values?

    Honour Because it excels at relationship. It determines our value for ourselves, those around us, those yet born. It sees us as agents and contributors over consumers and victims. It is integrity, tru...