Culture Bites Podcast

Published on 02 Apr 2020

In a challenging time of heightened anxiety, fears, and isolation - it's important we all take time to keep ourselves mentally healthy.

Oliver Brecht, Managing Director of Veretis, joins us on the podcast to share his tips about maintaining your own mental health as well as how to spot if others are having issues. 

Published on 02 Apr 2020

In the midst of COVID-19, we bring you a special episode of Culture Bites with our Chairman Shaun McCarthy, Head of Consulting Corinne Canter and host Dominic Gourley as they talk about what Human Synergistics are doing, how we are supporting you and our clients, and what everyone can do for their our mental health in this changing world.

Published on 19 Mar 2020

As people are wanting to travel less and use technology more, Head of Consulting Corinne Canter discusses with Dominic Gourley about when to use remote debriefing and coaching vs. when it isn’t appropriate, and how to do it.

Published on 20 Aug 2019

With the Aged Care Commission, a lot of focus is on what's wrong. Instead we wanted to focus on what one organisation, Chorus, is doing right when it comes to creating a Constructive Culture. This Interview with Louise Forster has so many gold examples of what Chorus are doing to build and shape their culture. Whatever sector you're in - this is worth a listen.

Published on 13 Aug 2019

How do you go about culture change within a blue-collar environment? Dominic Gourley talks to Fiona Hogarth about her experience in blue-collar environments and what approach and understanding to have facilitating a culture change program within this industry.

Published on 06 Aug 2019

As coaches we help to give a lot of feedback, but how do you go when the shoe is on the other foot and you’re the one receiving feedback? Dominic Gourley and Sam Mead give you tips on receiving feedback constructively.

Published on 30 Jul 2019

Fiona Hogarth and Dominic Gourley talk to our New Zealand colleague Ged Campbell, about culture in high performance sports like rowing and how the governing sports body impacts its athletes.

Published on 16 Jul 2019

A question we get asked is “How can I be constructive when I’ve got a really difficult manager?”. Sue Bigham and Dominic Gourley give you insights into staying constructive and dealing with the stress and difficulty of a defensive manager.

Published on 09 Jul 2019

Everyone knows the famous saying by Peter Drucker that “culture eats strategy for breakfast”, but culture is the deliverer of that strategy – they need to work together, the culture needs to match your strategy and vice versa as that’s what’s going to deliver results. 

Published on 18 Jun 2019

As an Accredited Practitioner, you have access to a range of Development Pathway events to build your skills and confidence. Sue Bigham and Dominic Gourley talk this week about our event “GSI: Getting the most out of teams” which focuses on building facilitating and debriefing confidence of the GSI.