Tell me what you want, what you really, really want?
Latest news, blog posts and articles written by Oasis co-directors and associates. Topics include peer working, collaboration, leadership, organisational development, resilience and wellbeing.
How many times have we heard: “… and then something else happened.” No matter how much we plan, when it comes to implementation of plans, something else often happens.
From navigating a family Christmas to creating a successful business, to working out your next steps in life, The Seven Stage Model provides a flexible, dynamic framework for creating change and getting things done in our workplaces, our families and even in our own lives?
What are you wishing for this Christmas? What new resolutions will you be making in the New Year?
That technology changes the way we live is not surprising. How much it is ingrained in our behaviour, though, is frightening.
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?