This article was published in the May/June Volume 11 Issue 3 of Coaching At Work
Latest news, blog posts and articles written by Oasis co-directors and associates. Topics include peer working, collaboration, leadership, organisational development, resilience and wellbeing.
These were the famous and nearly last words to me from a previous boss.
I completely understand the allure of the quick fix; I completely understand the desire for instant gratification, instant healing, instant weight loss, instant love.
There is a long answer and a short answer to this question. The short answer is no. The longer one is nooooooo - but with more words. It’s just not possible – not in the workplace of tomorrow.
I love the fact that everyone I meet is unique, in the way they think, the way they express who they are and how they relate to the world.
Whether managing people or projects, influencing or facilitating others, mentoring or coaching, you will need to have well developed interpersonal skills.
Have you ever heard of Jorn Utzon? He was a relatively unknown 38 year-old Dane until 29th January 1957 when he won a competition to find an architect to build an opera house in Sydney.
An interview with Angela Lockwood, Chief Executive of North Star Housing Group, ahead of her trip to Australia with Oasis to talk about Shared Leadership.
Here’s a question: If I asked you to describe ‘a leader’, what would you say they looked like?
March O Zone is out now!