The pictures of tiny Aylan Kurdi washed up on a beach in Turkey seemed to change the public mood towards the Refugee Crisis overnight. This was a personal tragedy which touched the public heart and caused much of the press to perform an abrupt U-turn in its coverage.
Latest news, blog posts and articles written by Oasis co-directors and associates. Topics include peer working, collaboration, leadership, organisational development, resilience and wellbeing.
We have new neighbours! In meeting them, I have been reflecting on the power and pleasure of good ‘contacting’ in the Seven Stage Model and what it takes for us to create good beginnings in new relationships.
A participant's view of her experience developing as a coach on an Oasis programme.
At Oasis, we are currently engaged in some exciting social change projects. As a result, we have had the opportunity to meet and work with people who are incredible catalysts for community change.
Values guide our choices, the way we behave and make decisions, they influence our emotions and the way we frame and respond in our conversations.
I grew up in a house full of voices. A radiogram, remember those? If you’re over 40 years old the likelihood is that you will! It was nothing sophisticated, but it was a revelation to us, permanently tuned to Radio 2.
How Cooperative Inquiry works, from initiation, through the phases of the inquiry process, cycles of research and implementation in the world, to outcomes.
Cooperative inquiry, also known as collaborative inquiry, is a based on the idea of researching ‘with’ rather than ‘on’ people.
The world is not going to stop for you. If you want things to be different and access new perspectives, then you will need to carve out the space to really challenge how you can be a truly effective leader.
We were given a warm welcome at a series of events in New York where Oasis Directors and Associates facilitated workshops, launched the Workplace of Tomorrow research and represented Whole Person Learning. The positive outcomes of these sessions are tangible, with new working relationships being formed and working approaches being created.