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Published on 16 Dec 2020

This week on the Culture Bites Podcast, Head of Consulting Corinne Canter and Dominic Gourley answer a question from a listener; about the pros and cons for centralising or decentralising the ownership of culture within the organisation. Who should own culture and where should it sit?

Published on 09 Dec 2020

If you’ve found some groups are more challenging to work with or get across the line – whether they’re a leadership group or not quite on board with a program; Dominic Gourley and Liana Sangster shares some tips for what you can do to set up a program for success on this episode of Culture Bites.

Published on 01 Dec 2020

At our Virtual Culture and Leadership Conference this year, we shared a range of client culture stories and one thing the audience wanted more of was tips for working on their own culture change.

Head of Consulting Corinne Canter shares her tips for Accredited Practitioners working on culture and what thing to keep in mind.

Published on 25 Nov 2020

Head of Consulting Corinne Canter and Dominic Gourley answer a letter from a listener in this week’s Culture Bites Podcast Episode.

“I’ve been an AP both internal as a HR Director and now external to companies as a consultant for over 10 years, I use the LSI and OCI as often as I can with my clients… sometimes I hear “I had a bad experience with the LSI/OCI etc. and I am not sure that I want to use that tool again” from clients. I was wondering how you would deal with this and hints on how we might speak to this”

Corinne and Dominic give you tips on how to handle previous experiences with the tools.

Published on 19 Nov 2020

We often talk about the Circumplex, and how we use it to measure thinking and behaviour – It isn’t about good, bad, right or wrong; but it is about effectiveness, whether it’s at an individual, teams or organisational level.

On this week’s episode of Culture Bites, Dominic Gourley and Liana Sangster discuss effectiveness and what we really mean when we talk about it.

Published on 11 Nov 2020

What can you expect by doing your own Leadership/Impact® (L/I) or Management/Impact™ (M/I)?

Dominic Gourley and Liana Sangster discuss the L/I and M/I diagnostic: What it is, how it works and what you can expect by receiving your own results.

Published on 03 Nov 2020

In last week’s episode of Culture Bites, Dominic Gourley and Liana Sangster touched on the Triple A Model – Awareness, Acceptance, Action; and how people move through the different stages, as part of framing up an LSI debrief.

This week, Dominic and Liana explore the model further and give you some tips to moving people between the stages, particularly helping people move from Awareness to Acceptance.

Published on 28 Oct 2020

Everyone will have their own approach to a debriefing the Life Styles Inventory™ (LSI), but there are some key elements you should discuss prior to debriefing the report.

Consultants Dominic Gourley and Liana Sangster answer a question from a listener about how you frame up an LSI debrief; How do you come into the session and set the scene before going through the report, and what are the key elements to discuss.

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?”