Is Working From Home Really Working

21st March 2023By Trevor SmithEvents

It was inspiring to see over 40 leaders attend The Sounding Board Event today.  A big ‘thank you” to our speakers Carman Wong, Nigel Smith and Swati Mathur for sharing your thoughts around the subject, which included, quiet quitting, change management, flexibility, emotional connection, team building and collaboration, accountability and much more.

The Case for Hong Kong

16th November 2022By Trevor SmithEvents

Yesterday at The Sounding Board, over 60 business leaders were reminded of the long list of compelling reasons why Hong Kong is such a great place to live and work. A big “thank you” to Annie Tsoi, Emma Smith and Dr. Mark Lee for sharing their valuable leadership insights. It was an energising and enriching … Read More

Artificial Intelligence for Business Leaders

10th September 2022By Trevor SmithEvents

Last week, over fifty business leaders and HR professionals enjoyed a presentation given by Kevin Pereira, MD at Blu Artificial Intelligence. He shared the huge importance and developments in AI, Blockchain and the Metaverse. During the webinar, Kevin shared his insights on the topic and demonstrated how businesses can develop their strategy on how they … Read More

Turning Adversity Into Opportunity

15th June 2022By Trevor SmithEvents

Over 40 leaders joined Trevor Smith and Stephen Barry at The Sounding Board session on the 7th of June to listen to Hong Kong-based businessman and national-level athlete, Ajmal Samuel. Ajmal’s message of using perseverance and perspective to overcome immense challenges is especially relevant in the difficult times that the world is currently facing. A … Read More

Diving back into DiveIn

16th October 2021By Trevor SmithEvents

I was delighted to be invited back to address the DiveIn event in Hong Kong on 29th September. It is the third year running I have been involved in the event and this year I presented ‘Empower Every Voice, Including Yours’. Dive In is a global movement within the insurance sector, supporting the development of … Read More

Improving deep listening, thinking and note taking

4th February 2021By Trevor SmithEvents

In order to add value to our clients and business partners, we hosted a series of events with Jonathan Kemp, the creator of an outstanding deep listening, thinking and note taking tool – Smart Wisdom I have been trialling this over the last four months and it’s deepened my thinking and listening during meetings. There … Read More

Sustainability vs. Business Success – Clash of the Titans?

2nd February 2021By Trevor SmithEvents

48 senior leaders were part of an engaging panel discussion at The Sounding Board. A big ‘thank you’ to Christina Lee, Manuel Baigorri and Stephen Barry for sharing their wisdom on sustainability. We discussed practical tips and natural next steps for leaders looking to bring sustainability and business success to the forefront of their corporate … Read More

How to Make the Most of Your Business Opportunities

29th September 2020By Trevor SmithEvents

For millions of businesses, 2020 has been a ‘punch in the face’. It’s tragic to hear of so many deaths due to Covid-19 and the resulting lockdowns, travel bans, disruption, enforced business closures, redundancies and economic concerns. Our plans are in tatters! If you are a business owner, how do you respond? What can you … Read More