The current Covid-19 health alert is undoubtedly a disruptive event in anyone’s book. With a tragic loss of life and a mandatory two weeks of quarantine for arrivals from mainland China. In Hong Kong at the current time, most people have reverted to working from home, with face masks in short supply and many other … Read More
I was delighted to be invited to lead the panel discussion at ‘DiveIn’this week (THE festival for Diversity and Inclusion in the Hong Kong Insurance market). The follow-on training centred around unlocking talent through Executive Coaching. Stimulating, engaging and fun. My thanks to all involved.
I had the great pleasure of speaking at HR Magazine’s Young Leadership Conference in September 2019. Here are a few pictures of the event. You can read about some of my work with Young Leaders here
Young leaders often report being on a ‘performance treadmill’ with little time to step back and reflect. They usually approach their careers from a technical perspective with less time spent on developing the soft skills needed to flourish at higher level. Therefore, Executive Coaching assignments often centre around carving out time for reflection, increasing self-awareness … Read More
I recently read an article that made me laugh out loud! It featured some of the worst excuses the British used for calling in sick and included such gems as: “I had a bad dream and needed the day to recover” “I thought it was Saturday today” “My partner threw the TV remote at me last night and … Read More
Strategies to Kick Start Your Year It’s that time of year when most of us are gazing into 2019 wondering how we are going to achieve our personal goals, business targets and KPI’s. So rather than simply wish you a “Happy New Year” I wanted to add value by giving ideas to help create momentum … Read More
The Orchard Partnership’s founder, Trevor Smith talks about his motivation for setting up his executive coaching practice in Hong Kong. Trevor outlines his business experience and qualifications and briefly introduces the executive coaching, training and facilitation services on offer.
Trevor Smith, Managing Director and founder of The Orchard Partnership talks about what he would look for in an executive coach and explains about the service he provides.
Trevor Smith introduces The Orchard Partnership’s training and facilitation services. All training is tailored made to ensure sessions are fully aligned with the client’s objectives and requirements.
First impressions REALLY do count. To prove the point, just cast your mind back to the last time you met someone for the first time. It probably took you just a few seconds to decide whether you trust the other person …….most likely based on pure ‘gut feeling’. And other people do exactly the same … Read More