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Culture Insights Blog

Published on 27 Jul 2021

What's going on in our own thoughts and behaviours when we coach others? Is our advice monster flaring up? Do we feel like we need to make things 'ok' for people?

Published on 15 Jul 2021

Tips and tricks for debriefing the LSI profiles which are broken out by Manager, Peers, Direct Reports, and Others.

Published on 06 Jul 2021

To close the knowing-doing gap we need to have a felt need to act. Unless we truly accept our situation and feedback we aren't really ready to make change and implement action.  The 'AAA' model is a useful framework for help people bridge that gap.

Published on 23 Jun 2021


Have you ever been in the middle of a debrief and received push back from a leader such as "It was just a point in time", "I'm not like that", "I don't connect with feedback", "Most of the time I read as 'Always'", "0/1/2 isn't enough options"?

Dominic Gourley and Fiona Hogarth discuss how to approach this push back you might get during an LSI debrief. 

Published on 02 Jun 2021

Just been debriefed and looking to explore further? We’ve gathered a bunch of useful podcasts you might find useful!

Published on 01 Jun 2021

The Conventional style reflects a preoccupation with conforming and "blending in" to avoid calling attention to one's self. People high in this style tend to rely on established routines and procedures, prefer to maintain the status quo and want a secure and predictable work environment.

Published on 27 May 2021

Teams working with synergy will often achieve more as a group than would be possible on their own, but not all teams work.

We share the models that build effective teams and create effective problem solving and decision making in teams; and discuss the concept behind effective solutions = quality x acceptance.

Published on 17 May 2021

The Approval style reflects a need to be accepted and a tendency to tie one's self-worth to being liked by others. People high in this style try very hard to please others, make good impressions and be agreeable and obedient, but at what cost.

Published on 12 May 2021

Need short sharp descriptions for each of the Circumplex Styles? Culture Bites Podcast host Dominic Gourley and fellow consultant Ian Crothers have you covered.

Published on 12 May 2021

Should you prepare for debriefing the LSI? How do you best use the Satisfaction Items? And what are bow ties? If you’ve recently completed your Life Styles Inventory™ Accreditation, these may be some of the questions you are wanting to ask.