That technology changes the way we live is not surprising. How much it is ingrained in our behaviour, though, is frightening.
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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.
The ink was hardly dry on the Paris Climate agreement when pundits started to proffer their views. Most of the mainstream media were effusive: this was a great deal and a surprise victory for the climate. Some of the more hardened environmentalists were less positive (more on that later).
Life is always beautiful and successful people never make mistakes, right?! Of course not! In fact, mistakes are made more often than we would like to recognise.
Having studied in a Catholic school, from a very early age I was told to follow the Golden Rule: “You should treat others as you would like others to treat yourself.” I always had a slight problem with this rule, what about if others don’t like the way I treat myself? If you are a masochist and like to be beaten up, should you be beating other people up? Certainly not!
What does change really take? If it were all as easy as some make out - the 'x' steps approach - how come there are so many examples of individuals, organisations, and governments practising the same mistakes again and again?
Through our ground-breaking Workplace of Tomorrow research, we have worked closely with a number of leading businesses and organisations across a variety of different sectors.
A guest blog about the Workplace of Tomorrow by Bill Berrett.
The official UN Climate Talks, known as the COP (Conference of Partners) is preceded by a Conference of Youth, known as the COY. This is a UN sponsored event that here in Paris has brought together 5,000 young people from around the world.
My facilitation career started with co-facilitation. I was invited by Chris Taylor to run the People, Planet and Purpose programme at Oasis. It seemed an excellent idea. I had been thinking of changing jobs and co-facilitation would give me an easy way in a new path, without much pressure of handling every decision on my own.