Jesko von den Steinen and Margie Warrell spoke at an Insurance company leadership conference in Hong Kong, on inspiring change. They talked about being innovative and courageous respectively, and the keynotes are well received by the audience.
Have a look at some of the event photos below:
Jesko von den Steinen is an actor, performer, choreographer, filmmaker and creative designer, and a co-creator and principal artist with “The House of Dancing Water”, the world’s largest water-based show created by the Franco Dragone Entertainment Group held at the City of Dreams in Macau.
Trained in wide variety of theatrical disciplines spanning dance, contemporary circus arts, acting and corporeal mime at prominent institutions around the globe, Jesko toured for five years as the solo clown and principal character in the Cirque du Soleil’s “Saltimbanco” performing throughout North and South America, Europe and Asia. He has taught Master classes alongside Philippe Gaulier, and Jean-Jacques Lemêtre of Théâtre du Soleil, and shared his expertise in acting and composition with The University of Sao Paulo, Béjart Rudra Ballet, the International Olympic Committee, Cirque du Soleil, The National theatre School of Spain in Sevilla.
In addition to the performing arts, Jesko has also directed short films for Canada’s Bravo-fact TV, has an MBA in Business Strategy, worked as a creative-strategist in Montreal, by using his experience as a storyteller and theatre practitioner to integrate the performing arts into experiential advertising and events.
Bestselling author and lauded speaker Margie Warrell draws on her background in Fortune 500 business coaching and psychology to equip people with the mindset and strategies to lead themselves and others to achieve stronger outcomes. Her insights have also been shaped by her work and interviews with leaders and luminaries such as Sir Richard Branson, former Australian Prime Minister John Howard and hotelier Bill Marriott.
Margie’s diverse client list includes NASA, Accenture, Deloitte, British Telecom, Johnson & Johnson, Australian Institute of Sport, Facebook, Mars, Shell Oil, Microsoft, Oracle, and the United Nations Foundation.
Aside from being a business coach and keynote speaker, Margie Warrell is also a guest lecturer at Columbia and Georgetown Universities, and a sought after commentator with leading media including the Wall Street Journal, Sky News, CNN, Fox News, Today Show, Al Jazeera. Her Forbes ‘Courage Works’ column has been read by millions.
Margie Warrell’s bestselling books include “Find Your Courage”, “Stop Playing Safe”, “Brave”, and “Make Your Mark”. Most recently, Margie’s book “Make Your Mark: A Guidebook for the Bravehearted” garnered praise from TV personality and known adventurer Bear Grylls who called it “A book for the brave!”
Some of Margie’s awards include being named as one of The Top 100 Women To Watch in the USA (2010), Australia’s first Ambassador for Women in Global Business (2015) and an honouree at Women’s Economic Forum (2015).
Margie’s speaking topics are entitled:
- Brave Leadership
- Thrive Through Change
- Speak with Power
- Make Your Mark
- Women Rising
- Next Gen Leaders