Culture Insights Blog

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.

Published on 10 Jan 2017

To have a great culture, great leaders are vital… but they are not sufficient.

Published on 10 Aug 2016

What gets measured get done. But it might not be getting done the way you want.

Published on 22 Feb 2016

We have finally come to the last of the 12 blogs on the styles in LSI 1. Taken all together the previous 11 have developed the theme that if our self-talk, reflected in our LSI 1 responses, show a close compassionate relationship with ourselves we are more likely to be effective and happy.