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.
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Latest news, blog posts and articles written by Oasis co-directors and associates. Topics include peer working, collaboration, leadership, organisational development, resilience and wellbeing.
'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.
The Chinese symbol for ‘crisis’ combines two elements – one meaning ‘danger’ and the other ‘opportunity’.
The latest Oasis Foundation newsletter is out now.
We live in turbulent times. At this point in history, potentially more than at any other, we need leaders who are able to work with that turbulence.
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.
As well as learning by doing, reflection is a key source of wisdom.
Unlocking the full potential of women in the world of work
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'.
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.