Blog and News

Posted
09/10/2019

Latest news, blog posts and articles written by Oasis co-directors and associates. Topics include peer working, collaboration, leadership, organisational development, resilience and wellbeing.

Conscious Leadership – Panacea or Pitfall?

Conscious Leadership – Panacea or Pitfall?

Posted
26/04/2017
Author
Chris Taylor

What makes a great leader? Charisma, a compelling vision, the ability to carry others along with you? These are the usual characteristics identified - in as many variations as there are management gurus selling their wares in the bazaar of leadership.

Lighting the fire of leadership

Lighting the fire of leadership

Posted
20/04/2017
Author
Nick Ellerby

'Oasis lights my fire,’ is how global leadership guru Warren Bennis described our work. We have been developing leaders and leaderful behaviours since the 1980s.

O Zone March 2017

O Zone March 2017

Posted
17/03/2017

In this month's O Zone we have a blog on women in leadership to mark International Women's Day. Claire Maxwell offers 5 top tips for women in the workplace.

Resilience – it can be more than a buzzword

Resilience – it can be more than a buzzword

Posted
07/03/2017
Author
Nick Ellerby

Organisations love buzzwords. I remember when everyone was talking about ‘strategy’, then we went through a ‘continuous improvement’ phase, now it is all about ‘agile’ and ‘innovation’, and yes, 'resilience' and 'wellbeing'.

Jim Collins and Productive Paranoia

Jim Collins and Productive Paranoia

Posted
28/02/2017
Author
Nick Ellerby

After a meeting with a Family Business, I have been sitting with the comments about paranoia, and realise that some of the elements reminded me of a chapter from the new book of Jim Collins and Morten Hansen, Great by Choice.