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Published on 06 Oct 2020

Dominic Gourley and Sam Mead take this opportunity to talk specifically about men’s mental health and that the more we talk about it, the more it's accepted into society; How it’s also ok not to be ok, and it’s ok to ask for help.

Published on 28 Sep 2020

This week on Culture Bites, Corinne Canter and Dominic Gourley answer a letter from a listener. 

“Our organisation has a very passive/defensive culture and a recent staff survey demonstrated an alarming absence of trust. How would you suggest the organisation starts to build trust?”

Published on 21 Sep 2020

At our Culture and Leadership Conference this year, one of the topics we covered was the Future of Work, which started a lot of conversations and thoughts around the subject. 

Dominic Gourley and fellow consultant Sam Mead talk about past predictions of what the future of work would look like and now that we’ve been forced into it due to COVID-19 what the differences are – the future of work has arrived.

Published on 17 Sep 2020

Michael Bungay Stanier talks about his new book: 'The Advice Trap - Be Humble, Stay Curious, & Change the Way You Lead Forever' - in this week's episode of Culture Bites!

Michael is the founder of Box of Crayons, which is a learning and development company with over 17 years experience creating and delivering practical learning experiences that unleash the power of curiosity to create connected and engaged company cultures.

Published on 07 Sep 2020

At the heart of Phocas is a commitment to their values - to make life ‘fun, fulfilling and forever’ for Phocas customers, employees and investors.

CEO & Co-founder Myles Glashier and Chief People Officer, Karen Hailwood recently shared the Phocas story of transformation at this year’s Asia-Pacific Culture and Leadership Conference. On this Culture Bites episode, they talk more about their journey.

Published on 03 Sep 2020

Following on for their presentation at this year’s Virtual Asia-Pacific Conference, we take a deep dive into Sandoz’s culture transformation with Guy Strong, Country Head Australia & New Zealand and Head of People & Culture Asia, Clarette Crame; as they tell the story of how they turned Sandoz around…with incredible results!

Published on 25 Aug 2020

With culture being the competitive advantage, Dominic Gourley asks our Managing Director David Byrum “Can you copy Culture? And if not, why?”. Find out on this week’s episode of Culture Bites.

Published on 18 Aug 2020

How do you measure the success of a culture change or leadership development program?David Byrum and Dominic Gourley discuss how you can prove the value of a culture change or leadership development program to your leader or organisation, and how to measure the success and difference it’s made to the organisation.

Published on 11 Aug 2020

Corinne Canter and Dominic Gourley have been doing a series over the past few weeks on growing the Constructive styles, focusing on the styles through a thinking and behaviour lens as used in the Life Styles Inventory™ (LSI).

This week they finish off the series by talking about the Affiliative Style - How do you explain this style, how does it differ from the other constructive styles  and what can people do to start growing this style.

Published on 04 Aug 2020

Following on from past episodes about the Constructive Styles, Corinne Canter and Dominic Gourley talk this week about Humanistic Encouraging – How do you explain this style, how does it differ from the other constructive styles and what can people do to start growing this style.