Culture Insights Blog

Published on 04 May 2020

Covid -19 has impacted our lives in many ways, reshaping how we travel and work, to the way we operate and see the world. We’re on video calls more than ever and many of us are finding it exhausting.

Published on 04 May 2020

You may have come across them in your working life: people who believe they know what’s right, what’s wrong and cross the divide with no thought of a ‘but what if?’. Liana Sangster talks with Dominic Gourley in this episode of Culture Bites, to discuss the competitive and perfectionistic thinking behind this behaviour and how people can become blocked with a win/lose mentality.

Published on 22 Apr 2020

Whilst the context we are operating in is vastly different, the principles that underpin effective teaming remains the same. The opportunity is how we apply the principles in a virtual and frequently changing world.

Published on 02 Apr 2020

The main side effect of the current COVID-19 pandemic is a huge increase in the number of employees working from home. This mass migration to home-based work comes with some challenges, particularly for those who are not already experienced with working remotely. This blog shares some of those challenges and tips for how to get the best out of your people.

Published on 18 Mar 2020

In times of high stress or crisis, it is more important that ever to do what we can to remain constructive. In this blog, Shaun McCarthy shares his top 10 tips for how to ride through the fallout of COVID-19. Most importantly, look after yourself and those around you!

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.