Blog and News

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

Resilience: Learning from Experience

Resilience: Learning from Experience

Posted
13/12/2016
Author
Lise Ribeiro

How do we recognise when we have been resilient and how can this help? Learning from your past experiences is always important. I really appreciate this now much more than I did when I was younger.

Embracing the Cracks in Reality

Embracing the Cracks in Reality

Posted
07/11/2016
Author
Chris Taylor

What do you do when the cracks start to appear in your concept of reality? When you think you know how the world works, what reality is and then you stop for a while, stop rushing from place to place, stop continually doing stuff and find there is more to it than you thought.

Common Good, Common Ground

Common Good, Common Ground

Posted
17/10/2016
Author
Nick Ellerby

The theme of this year's gathering of the partners of the Globally Responsible Leadership Initiative is 'Common Good, Common Ground'.

Achieving the seemingly impossible

Achieving the seemingly impossible

Posted
08/09/2016
Author
Chris Taylor

To conclude our recent five-day programme in the Republic of Georgia we did an exercise where a group sits down without using chairs. You may have been part of this yourself. Forming a tight circle, each person sits on the knees of the person behind. Through collective effort, the seemingly impossible is achieved. It’s a lot of fun – often causing surprise and hilarity in equal measures.

What’s my relationship to change?

What’s my relationship to change?

Posted
06/09/2016

Whilst it is true that change is a constant, how often do we give attention to what capacity we have available, or our ability or capability to deal with the consequences of change? What's our relationship to change? What levels of skill might be required for us to navigate the consequences of meeting the demands of that change?