Blog and News

Latest news, blog posts and articles written by Oasis co-directors and associates. Topics include peer working, collaboration, leadership, organisational development, resilience and wellbeing.

21-Day Challenges: What We’ve Learnt

21-Day Challenges: What We’ve Learnt

Posted
11/02/2019
Author
Cathy Neligan

The Resilience and Wellbeing Network has run a series of 21-day challenges over the last two years. Member organisations have also run their own challenges for employees as part of their wellbeing interventions.

RAW Network News

RAW Network News

Posted
11/02/2019
Author
Cathy Neligan

We are delighted to welcome some new members to the Resilience and Wellbeing Network for 2019!

The O Zone January 2019

The O Zone January 2019

Posted
23/01/2019
Author
Cathy Neligan

The January edition of the O Zone is out now. Check your inbox for human relations news and updates, plus the latest on Oasis programmes.

There is no one type of ‘leader’

There is no one type of ‘leader’

Posted
22/01/2019

Gillian Chivinge has a bursary from the Oasis Foundation to act as an intern on the Windsor Leadership Dialogue, part of the foundation’s commitment to supporting leaders of tomorrow. The theme for 2019 is ‘Reimagining Leadership’. Gillian here reflects on her time as an intern and her takeaways from Windsor.

One Programme, Two Perspectives

One Programme, Two Perspectives

Posted
22/01/2019

As our year-long Coaching and Mentoring with Head, Heart and Soul programme, certified by the Association for Coaching, approaches its second module, we asked a participant and one of the facilitators to reflect on the journey so far. We’ll be doing the same reflection in between each module, so keep your eyes peeled for more in February.

A Whole Person Approach to Resilience and Wellbeing

A Whole Person Approach to Resilience and Wellbeing

Posted
21/01/2019

With an ever-growing to-do list and a world that seems intent on creating more uncertainty than certainty, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed, overstretched or under-valued. Or worse still, to feel like you’re clinging on to the cliff edge of burnout, wondering if one more day might see you slipping into ill-health.

The importance of encouragers and encouraging

The importance of encouragers and encouraging

Posted
14/01/2019
Author
Nick Ellerby

What are the invisible forces at work, if any, that bring angels into our lives? Coincidence, serendipity, vulnerability, reputation, intentionality, or whatever it might be, how fortunate we are when we encounter people during our lives who simply have a desire to support and encourage. I’ve been reminded of this recently.

Supporting the leaders of tomorrow

Supporting the leaders of tomorrow

Posted
14/01/2019

Gillian Chivinge has a bursary from the Oasis Foundation to act as an intern on the WLD, part of our commitment to supporting leaders of tomorrow. The theme for 2019 is ‘Reimagining Leadership’.

Good Anger and Harmful Anger

Good Anger and Harmful Anger

Posted
14/01/2019
Author
Yaakov Atik

Anger gets a bad press. It is mostly perceived as an emotion that needs to be managed and controlled. Understandably so, especially in these turbulent times.