Blog

Posted
18/07/2022
Author
Su Hemming

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

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

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.

2018: Appreciation, Affirmation and Awe

2018: Appreciation, Affirmation and Awe

Posted
17/12/2018

As our year comes to its close we have much to celebrate, so many good news stories for friends and colleagues, including our courageous and committed clients and the wonderfully gifted Oasis staff and practitioners. One way or another, each and every one, seeking a better world for all.

Book Review: Deep Work by Cal Newport

Book Review: Deep Work by Cal Newport

Posted
09/11/2018

Insight into the ever-present distractions of daily life and resources to get stuck into a more focused ‘deep work’ for those projects that seem to keep slipping.

Imagination & Resilience

Imagination & Resilience

Posted
04/10/2018

This year the RAW network has been exploring the topic of Resilience and Wellbeing in their work worlds through the lens of the AVIRA framework; Awareness, Vision, Imagination, Responsibility and Action.