Well-being


Well-being: You can’t wear a crown if your head is down

In this latest well-being column, corporate wellness coach Tracy Forysth provides five physical exercises to help boost your confidence and self-belief. We all know that when we are stressed and panicky our breath gets short and shallow. In the old days the remedy for a panic attack was to put your head between your knees […]

Well-being: Self-Care in the midst of emotional turmoil

In this month’s Well-being column, C4 creative mentor and corporate wellness coach Tracy Forsyth discusses how to process emotional turmoil. We’re not even half-way through and 2020 has been a hell of a year. Normally, 20/20 denotes crystal clear vision and clarity of thought. Not this year. Everything just gets more and more upsetting and […]

Well-being: Why losing your job doesn’t mean losing your worth

In this month’s Well-being column, C4 creative mentor and corporate wellness coach Tracy Forsyth explores how to deal with the ramifications of Covid-19 on your self-worth. When I was a freelance TV exec, I got an amazing job – a maternity cover for a commissioning editor at the BBC. I loved the work and the […]

Well-being: Networking – be the best meeting of the day

In this month’s Well-being column, former BBC Studios exec and corporate wellness coach Tracy Forsyth explains how to excel at networking In my role as executive coach, the subject of networking frequently gets raised by clients who are either wanting to move on to another challenge or who’ve had their head down in their current […]

Embracing an alternative New Year’s resolution

In this month’s Well-being column, former BBC Studios exec and corporate wellness coach Tracy Forsyth discusses an alternative approach to New Year’s resolutions. When I was a VP in a corporate role, I got some 360-degree feedback. It was mostly extremely positive, but one comment read: “Tracy can be abrupt and I find her direct […]

TBI Well-being: How to get a pay rise

In this month’s Well-being column, former BBC Studios exec and corporate wellness coach Tracy Forsyth explains how to negotiate a better salary. Having a Chinese mother meant that I grew up thinking that money was never something to be awkward about. Of course, not all Chinese mums are the same, but my mum would never […]

TBI Well-being: How to survive MIPCOM

In this month’s Well-being column, former BBC Studios exec and corporate wellness coach Tracy Forsyth tackles how to get through next week’s MIPCOM market in Cannes without losing the plot – and yourself.  Ah, the annual global TV market MIPCOM. For those who don’t work in TV, the picture it can summon is one of […]

TBI Well-being: Why modesty is overrated in TV

In this month’s Well-being column, former BBC Studios exec and corporate wellness coach Tracy Forsyth tackles how to effectively discuss achievements and sell your skills and projects. In my work as creative mentor and leadership coach, I often come across people who are uncomfortable at the thought of talking about their achievements for fear of […]

TBI Well-being: How to recover from f*ck ups and faux pas

In TBI’s inaugural wellness column, former BBC Studios exec and corporate wellness coach Tracy Forsyth tackles how to recover from a disastrous pitch or meeting-gone-awry with your dignity intact We’ve all had those moments of putting our foot right royally in it. Saying the wrong thing in front of a commissioner. Blurting out something that […]