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Culture Insights Blog

Published on 29 Apr 2020

You may have come across them in your working life: people who believe they know what’s right, what’s wrong and cross the divide with no thought of a ‘but what if?’. Liana Sangster talks with Dominic Gourley in this episode of Culture Bites, to discuss the competitive and perfectionistic thinking behind this behaviour and how people can become blocked with a win/lose mentality.

Published on 20 Apr 2020

One of the big risks for leaders during Covid-19 is that they put all the effort and energy in to looking after others and not focus on themselves. In this blog, Kym Williams of BRS shares the importance of a constructive mindset for leaders during such uncertain times. 

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!