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Culture Insights Blog

Published on 13 Aug 2019

How do you go about culture change within a blue-collar environment? Dominic Gourley talks to Fiona Hogarth about her experience in blue-collar environments and what approach and understanding to have facilitating a culture change program within this industry.

Published on 06 Aug 2019

As coaches we help to give a lot of feedback, but how do you go when the shoe is on the other foot and you’re the one receiving feedback? Dominic Gourley and Sam Mead give you tips on receiving feedback constructively.

Published on 30 Jul 2019

Fiona Hogarth and Dominic Gourley talk to our New Zealand colleague Ged Campbell, about culture in high performance sports like rowing and how the governing sports body impacts its athletes.

Published on 22 Jul 2019

Given that our Annual Culture and Leadership Conference is just around this corner, we’ve brought back one of our 2018 speakers for this week’s Culture Bites Podcast; David Byrum and Dominic Gourley are joined in the studio SHAPE Group to discuss what successful culture change looks like and what change culture has had on business performance

Published on 17 Jul 2019

Our in house Data Analytics team shares some data around how culture can impact on the management of risk within an organisation. We’ll see that that those who had a constructive experience of the culture were almost 10 times as likely to feel they could speak up and challenge the way things are done and 12 times as likely to believe something would be achieved by doing so. 

Published on 16 Jul 2019

A question we get asked is “How can I be constructive when I’ve got a really difficult manager?”. Sue Bigham and Dominic Gourley give you insights into staying constructive and dealing with the stress and difficulty of a defensive manager.

Published on 09 Jul 2019

Everyone knows the famous saying by Peter Drucker that “culture eats strategy for breakfast”, but culture is the deliverer of that strategy – they need to work together, the culture needs to match your strategy and vice versa as that’s what’s going to deliver results. 

Published on 02 Jul 2019

How do you stay constructive during times of massive change? The Life Styles Inventory™ is about life, not just your work life and with Dominic Gourley expecting his first child, he talks to Sam Mead about dealing constructively with different situations of significant change in your life.

Published on 25 Jun 2019

Co-hosted with Kwame Slusher from the GRC Professional Podcast, we address the issue of what organisations are doing about culture change post the Banking Royal Commission and discuss “Risk Culture”.

Published on 18 Jun 2019

Organisations need to win in the marketplace - no doubt... but is a competitive style required to be a good sales person? Sam Mead and Dominic Gourley talk about how sales people can be more successful by adopting a Constructive approach instead.