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Culture Insights Blog

Published on 15 Apr 2020

Whilst the context we are operating in is vastly different, the principles that underpin effective teaming remains the same. The opportunity is how we apply the principles in a virtual and frequently changing world.

Published on 14 Apr 2020

Do you feel like you’re too busy and have too many priorities?  This is a common feeling amongst Individuals, Teams and Organisations. Consultants Dominic Gourley and Liana Sangster give you tips on prioritising better and what you can do as at an individual, team or organisation level to stop burn out.

Published on 08 Apr 2020

In this week’s Culture Bites Podcast, Chairman Shaun McCarthy and Head of Consulting Corinne Canter answer a question from a listener around the Life Styles Inventory™ items. These questions keep coming up during debriefs, so what do some of them mean and how should people interpret them.

Published on 03 Apr 2020

How might you, as a leader, heap together and be constructive in these unprecedented times? Or, as poet Rudyard Kipling said, how do you “keep your head when all about you are losing theirs”? Here are some questions for you and your team to consider...

Published on 31 Mar 2020

In a challenging time of heightened anxiety, fears, and isolation - it's important we all take time to keep ourselves mentally healthy.

Oliver Brecht, Managing Director of Veretis, joins us on the podcast to share his tips about maintaining your own mental health as well as how to spot if others are having issues. 

Published on 26 Mar 2020

In the midst of COVID-19, we bring you a special episode of Culture Bites with our Chairman Shaun McCarthy, Head of Consulting Corinne Canter and host Dominic Gourley as they talk about what Human Synergistics are doing, how we are supporting you and our clients, and what everyone can do for their our mental health in this changing world.

Published on 24 Mar 2020

The main side effect of the current COVID-19 pandemic is a huge increase in the number of employees working from home. This mass migration to home-based work comes with some challenges, particularly for those who are not already experienced with working remotely. This blog shares some of those challenges and tips for how to get the best out of your people.

Published on 18 Mar 2020

In times of high stress or crisis, it is more important that ever to do what we can to remain constructive. In this blog, Shaun McCarthy shares his top 10 tips for how to ride through the fallout of COVID-19. Most importantly, look after yourself and those around you!

Published on 17 Mar 2020

Debriefing a leader can be tough at the best of times, especially if you are an internal Accredited Practitioner and having to debrief your own leader's in the business. But how do you deal with a leader's debrief when the LSI 2 profile is high in the defensive styles? Dominic Gourley and Liana Sangster discuss in this episode of Culture Bites and give you advice for any concerns you may be having.

Published on 10 Mar 2020

Bargaining is a common stage you can come across when debriefing someone, as people may try to justify the data they’ve just been given as part of their Life Styles Inventory™ 1 or 2.  It’s helpful to be able to identify this stage in a debrief and equip yourself with skills to navigate these conversations.