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Culture Insights Blog

Published on 11 Feb 2020

In this episode of Culture Bites, we answer a listener’s question about dealing with subcultures, multiple organisation sites and units, diverse roles and people identifying with their team but not with the wider organisation.

Published on 04 Feb 2020

As people are wanting to travel less and use technology more, Head of Consulting Corinne Canter discusses with Dominic Gourley about when to use remote debriefing and coaching vs. when it isn’t appropriate, and how to do it.

Published on 28 Jan 2020

If you agree with the adage that 'a picture's worth a thousand words', you'll understand the beauty of the Circumplex. Dominic Gourley and Australia/New Zealand Chairman Shaun McCarthy explain how the Circumplex was developed to measure thinking and behaviour and the key ideas and research the Circumplex is built on, in this episode of Culture Bites.

Published on 22 Jan 2020

Innovation is key not just for our individual organisations but also for our society as a whole. This month our analytics team looked at the relationship between innovation and culture, they found constructive organisations were rated as 40% more innovative and communication is key to fostering a culture for innovation.

Published on 21 Jan 2020

In recent years there have been culture shocks and shame... the question is: will we do something about it or will it be more of the same?

Lyn Goodear, CEO and MD of the Australia Human Resources Institute (AHRI), joins us to talk about how now is the opportunity for HR to step forward. To be taken seriously as a profession though, there have to be standards - something Lyn tells us AHRI are trying to address with their HR Certification

Published on 14 Jan 2020

Following on from one of our past episodes about the Self-Actualising style, we’ve had some requests to delve into the Perfectinistic Style. Head of Consulting Corinne Canter and Dominic Gourley talk about this style that impacts a lot of people, but can come at a cost – and discuss what does being Perfectionistic look like, how does it impact us and what can we can do to change the impact of this style.

Published on 08 Jan 2020

Often we can want to mend strained relationships with a colleague but we don't know where to start or how to go about it. Liana Sangster and Dominic Gourley share some tips on how to mend fences in those prickly relationships.

Published on 24 Dec 2019

Christmas can be the most wonderful time of the year, but can also be really stressful. Liana Sangster and Dominic Gourley have a chat about different stresses that occur at Christmas and give you tips for being constructive, relaxed and happy this Christmas.

Published on 18 Dec 2019

As we head into peak period for goal setting our analytics team looked at what’s possible in terms of individual transformation. Looking at a cohort of 150 individuals who had completed two LSIs we found a group of 10% who had made a dramatic change in their thinking and behaviour. These individuals reaped the rewards in the form of increased satisfaction and personal effectiveness.

Published on 17 Dec 2019

Popular media has recently highlighted Imposter Syndrome, which is a psychological pattern in which an individual doubts their accomplishments and has a persistent internalized fear of being exposed as a "fraud". Dominic Gourley and Liana Sangster talk about Imposter Syndrome and how it can relate to the LSI, in this episode of Culture Bites.