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Culture Insights Blog

Published on 10 Sep 2019

A Consultant might deliver a great workshop or coaching program, but if the organisations want to get the most out of it, it needs to be supported from within as well. Fiona Hogarth and Dominic Gourley discuss what leaders and learning and Development people can do to make a program successful.

Published on 03 Sep 2019

Leaders cast a very long shadow. People pick up how they are supposed to behave from what leaders do. In this episode we talk to Gerard McMahon from Shape Group about his own leadership shadow and how Shape are building their leaders to be constructive.

Published on 20 Aug 2019

Within the last few years ‘culture’ has entered the realm of buzz words, it seems whenever you hear about issues within organisations these days the culture is quickly identified as being a key cause. Our analytics team delves into the matter of culture, and the difference between culture and behaviour.

Published on 20 Aug 2019

With the Aged Care Commission, a lot of focus is on what's wrong. Instead we wanted to focus on what one organisation, Chorus, is doing right when it comes to creating a Constructive Culture. This Interview with Louise Forster has so many gold examples of what Chorus are doing to build and shape their culture. Whatever sector you're in - this is worth a listen.

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.