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Meeting the leaders in the influence industry - and better understanding how influence works in today's hyper-connected world. Hosted by Walter Jennings (Hong Kong)

Influencers Today Walter Jennings (Hong Kong)

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Meeting the leaders in the influence industry - and better understanding how influence works in today's hyper-connected world. Hosted by Walter Jennings (Hong Kong)

    Coronavirus Classroom: Lessons & insights from Hong Kong Academy’s quick pivot to remote learning

    Coronavirus Classroom: Lessons & insights from Hong Kong Academy’s quick pivot to remote learning

    To contain coronavirus, the Education Department in Hong Kong ordered schools to close. Now they're scheduled to return on 20 April – a full 87 days after the last school day.

    With little warning, schools had to find effective ways to continue educating students using a wide range of remote learning tools.

    Stephen Dare is head of school at Hong Kong Academy. Listen to how one leader responded to the challenges – and learn how a school can adapt quickly to exceptional circumstances.

    • 26 min
    Be the Hero with Matt Friedman

    Be the Hero with Matt Friedman

    Our world faces significant troubles. Climate change, species extinction, social unrest, political upheaval, new virus strains - it feels insurmountable. 

    We keep waiting for "them" to fix things. Yet what if we were part of the solution? 

    Welcome to "Be the Hero" - a new initiative to motivate more to volunteer and address a problem that matters personally. 

    The crises our world faces demands an army of united people - people who care. 

    Listen and learn - YOU can "Be the Hero."

    • 22 min
    Brave Together: After Breakfast @ Asia Insight Circle

    Brave Together: After Breakfast @ Asia Insight Circle

    How does a CEO make their mark on the company they’re leading? In this podcast Gemma Greaves discusses her challenge when taking the leadership of The Marketing Society.

    In order to be understood, it’s imperative to be authentic. “Be your true self,” is what Gemma Greaves implores.

    This was the start of a multi-year series of meetings under the headline of bravery.

    Listen to this interview on how a CEO sets strategy for their global organisation.

    • 24 min
    Greater Bay: Getting the Insider’s Edge with Tony Verb

    Greater Bay: Getting the Insider’s Edge with Tony Verb

    The Greater Bay Area represents an ambitious plan to compete with Silicon Valley by pooling talent, financial, infrastructure, and technological economies of scale to build the first true global competitor.

    Tony Verb is the founder of GreaterBay Ventures & Advisors, an integrated investment and consulting firm, specialised on cross-border innovation and smart cities.

    • 26 min
    After Breakfast @ Asia Insight Circle: Paid to Think with David Goldsmith

    After Breakfast @ Asia Insight Circle: Paid to Think with David Goldsmith

    In Paid to Think, international consultant David Goldsmith presents his groundbreaking approach to leadership and management, based on research revealing the 12 specific activities that all leaders perform on a daily basis, and he provides you with each activity's accompanying tools and instructions proven to boost your performance and that of your entire organisation.

    • 27 min
    After Breakfast @ Asia Insight Circle: Emerging Market Risk with Gene Yu

    After Breakfast @ Asia Insight Circle: Emerging Market Risk with Gene Yu

    Companies operating in emerging markets are susceptible to security crises that may have devastating impacts on their assets, finances or reputation.

    Gene Yu is CEO of Blackpanda Group. His experience in military special forces environment is useful in understanding the inter-dependencies and the necessary joint approach required.

    • 27 min

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