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Running your Teylu

Information on starting and running a Teylu in one of three key formats: Mini, First and Regular.

  • What format do you use in the first meeting of a new Teylu or a new cycle?

    This question explores only the first meeting of a new Teylu - whether that’s their first ever meeting or the first meeting of a new cycle. All others adopt the Regular Teylu format. The First Teylu -...

  • What is the recommended size, length and structure of a Teylu?

    There are no fixed expectations, but there is wisdom from experience. Membership Joining a Teylu is a personal choice: it should be by an invitation, not an obligation. People who would like to become...

  • How do we create the right physical environment for a Teylu?

    A Teylu is not a regular meeting. It is a space to be yourself and connect with others. The environment where you choose to hold it should reflect this as well as the way people are welcomed into that...

  • What are some essential hosting tips?

    Everyone Speaks Ensure everyone speaks regularly; not allowing a few to consistently dominate the space. This creates a universal sense of belonging and ownership. This is why the Teylu is kept small....

  • What are the Teylu formats?

    The formats are divided between the Teylu and the Mini Teylu. The Teylu Aside from the first meeting, you use the same customisable format for every meeting. The First Teylu Format is for your first m...

  • Who should be the Host and Co-Host?

    Knowledge of how to host won’t guarantee success; the Host must genuinely care about connecting people authentically to make it work. Five characteristics of a great Host include: Humility - The Host ...

  • How can I evaluate how well the Teylu has gone?

    Organisations and workplaces are straining under the weight of endless measurement. The Teylu is about people, relationship and community. For this reason, we don’t recommend a fixed metric-driven app...

  • How do you get started?

    Visit the Getting Started page on the Teylu website....