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2311, 2018

Supporting clients to be Agile

Supporting clients to be Agile Having lived in half a dozen countries on four continents, I know – deeply – that cultural differences matter. Still, many leadership precepts are universal. I love working with international teams, exploring how key leadership ideas can be applied in a sensitive, culturally relevant manner. In this week’s workshop in Bangkok we worked on Agile with an all-Thai team. Here from the discussion of the shift from an authority-based view of leadership [...]

1511, 2018

Supporting disconnected youth

Supporting disconnected youth We really enjoyed yesterday’s time together with the Generation team and the students. Our team members Claire and Justin provided interview training to disconnected youth to prepare them for pursuing future jobs. One participant commented: “Your feedback really opens my eyes and provides a new perspective for me to see things through!” It is such a pleasure to see that this meaningful program continues to build momentum. We feel deeply honored to contribute to [...]

911, 2018

Giving back to the community by supporting disconnected youth

Giving back to the community by supporting disconnected youth Next week we will again be contributing to Generation. Generation is a nonprofit that helps bridge the unemployed young people and employers that can’t find people with the skills they need for entry-level jobs (https://www.generation.org/hong-kong/). Really look forward to seeing the team again and working with this new cohort of students! We will be providing interview training and taking candidates through mock interviews. This is always energizing! #generationhkOur [...]

711, 2018

Hope for Justice Dinner

Hope for Justice Dinner Agnus Consulting is committed to creating a better work environment and society by growing the leadership capacity of individuals and organizations. As a contribution to creating a better society we have been supporting Hope for Justice, a nonprofit organization that aims to end modern slavery. Yesterday, we were pleased to have Sondre Høysæter, Country Director of Hope for Justice Norway, join our team dinner. Sondre shared an overview of human trafficking globally. We [...]

1210, 2018

We’re growing vibrantly! Welcome, Keith.

We’re growing vibrantly! Welcome, Keith. Agnus Consulting is pleased to welcome our newest member Keith Wong, who recently joined our team as a Senior Consultant. Within this role, Keith will work with the team to extend our geographic coverage, while collaborating with other consultants and clients to support and develop client leaders in critical roles. Before joining Agnus Consulting, Keith racked up over a decade of experience in creating and delivering business education content. He also led [...]

509, 2018

Sharing personal stories through pottery painting

Sharing personal stories through pottery painting Last weekend, the team members of Agnus Consulting earned a new title: pottery artists! We painted our own pottery based on a few themes: earliest childhood memories, vision, joy, team and empowerment. After painting, we shared our personal stories and perspectives on the theme each of us had chosen. It was a fantastic experience to get to know one another better and to strengthen our bonds with one another outside of [...]

1508, 2018

WordPress Resources at SiteGround

WordPress is an award-winning web software, used by millions of webmasters worldwide for building their website or blog. SiteGround is proud to host this particular WordPress installation and provide users with multiple resources to facilitate the management of their WP websites: Expert WordPress Hosting SiteGround provides superior WordPress hosting focused on speed, security and customer service. We take care of WordPress sites security with unique server-level customizations, WP auto-updates, and daily backups. We make them faster by regularly upgrading our [...]

1707, 2018

Supporting disconnected youths to enter inspiring careers

Supporting disconnected youths to enter inspiring careers On July 16th, our colleagues Tor and Claire volunteered in the first Hong Kong program of Generation, an international nonprofit to recruit, train, and place disconnected youths into productive careers in service industries. We had great fun with the participants during the day. They inspired us! We are happy and honored to contribute to such a meaningful initiative. It was heart-warming to hear the response from the participants. One them [...]

2406, 2018

We are growing fast – welcome, Justin!

We are growing fast – welcome, Justin! Agnus Consulting is pleased to welcome our newest member Justin Lee (李在田), who has joined the team as a Consultant. Within this position, Justin will play a key role in collecting data, conducting analysis, designing learning materials and contributing to the team’s final recommendations and deliverables. He will also provide production support to the team. Before joining Agnus Consulting, Justin managed literacy and sexual health education programs for a [...]

2805, 2018

Welcome new joiner – Lucy

Welcome new joiner – Lucy Agnus Consulting is pleased to welcome our newest member Lucy Qian, who joined the team as a Senior Consultant, Leadership Development. Within this role, Lucy will support clients to develop and strengthen their leadership capabilities by designing, delivering and managing a series of leadership development workshops, coaching leaders, facilitating leadership gatherings and more. Before joining Agnus Consulting, Lucy developed learning and development strategies for organizations to enhance talent capabilities, build a winning [...]

1212, 2017

An inspiring engagement in Ethiopia

An inspiring engagement in Ethiopia Our colleagues Ole and Claire just led an inspiring two-day workshop with wonderful participants at the Tony Blair Institute in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The Tony Blair Institute for Global Change aims to help make globalization work for the many, not the few. They do this by helping countries, their people, and their governments address some of the most difficult challenges in the world today. We are grateful and honored to have [...]

1307, 2017

Managing your energy – the energy map

Navigating the crisis: balancing prudence and boldness One of the characteristics of effective leaders is that they are good at managing their energy. This a complex topic, and requires practice. It starts with self-awareness: What is my energy level now – physically, mentally, emotionally, spiritually? And why? Do I want to change it? When? And how? Beyond self-awareness, we need the knowledge of how to build and restore energy. It includes exercise, nutrition, intellectual stimulation, breaks [...]

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