Culture Insights Blog

Published on 26 Aug 2019

How do you stay constructive during times of massive change? The Life Styles Inventory™ is about life, not just your work life and with Dominic Gourley expecting his first child, he talks to Sam Mead about dealing constructively with different situations of significant change in your life.

 

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 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 25 Jun 2019

Co-hosted with Kwame Slusher from the GRC Professional Podcast, we address the issue of what organisations are doing about culture change post the Banking Royal Commission and discuss “Risk Culture”.

Published on 18 Jun 2019

In part 2 of our coaching questions podcasts, Liana and Dominic discuss what questions you could ask when debriefing someone high in Aggressive/Defensive styles.

Published on 18 Jun 2019

Organisations need to win in the marketplace - no doubt... but is a competitive style required to be a good sales person? Sam Mead and Dominic Gourley talk about how sales people can be more successful by adopting a Constructive approach instead.

Published on 05 Feb 2017

Over the course of a decade in my work with Human Synergistics, I have interviewed a number of CEOs and written about their leadership and cultural journey.