Culture Insights Blog

Published on 21 Mar 2024

Our consulting team have curated a must-read list of Leadership books to expand your leadership Toolkit.

Published on 24 Aug 2022

Join HSNZ's consulting team as they discuss all things culture and leadership in this series of video micro shares.

Published on 11 Nov 2021

Renewed freedoms following an upscale in double vaccination rates means that life is thankfully looking more and more like a world pre-pandemic.

But living with COVID for the foreseeable future also means enduring snap lockdowns when clusters occur locally or strains mutate.

Explore what it means to be 'present', whether it be with your kids and loved ones, work, or for yourself during harsher lockdowns.

Published on 13 Aug 2020

Flexible working is one thing... but how do I lead when the entire team is remote? Effective leadership is still effective leadership - whether in people or remote - what might change is the 'How'.

In this episode Corrine Canter and Dominic Gourley talk about fundamental principles of leadership and how they should be translated to a remote setting.

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.