Past Meetup

Raf Adams, the Suited Monk - December LOHAUS Inspirational Speakers Series

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50 Yongjia Road Xuhui District · Shanghai

How to find us

LOHAUS is at Yongjia Road #50, near Shaanxi Road South, close to Jiashan Market

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Seasons greetings and welcome to the final LOHAUS Inspirational Speakers Series event of 2014. Come see Raf Adams for his talk, titled, 'The Story of the Suited Monk: How to Develop a Market Position from your Life’s Purpose for Coaching and Training' As we close out the year, many of us are thinking about what 2015 will bring. This LISS talk may give you some ideas, and our networking is a great way to meet others during the holiday season.

The Suited Monk began in 2009 as Raf's personal journey to struggle to find meaning and purpose in his work. Through a journey of personal transformation he changed his career and entered a life of happiness and purpose. Raf developed the Suited Monk models and workshops to help people to close the GAP between their Suit and their Monk. From the initial Life Journey workshop he has now published two Suited Monk books and Suited Monk program offerings including (Suited Monk Change, Suited Monk EQ, Suited Monk Strategic Thinking, Suited Monk Coaching...)

In 2013 Raf joined GLO (Good Leaders Online) to provide a larger marketing platform for Suited Monk services. Raf will share with us the stories and lessons he has learned along his own life journey to build a business around his story and insights. He will explain how you can to develop your own market position that flows from your life's purpose and how to access new insights for your own coaching and training business.

What you will learn:

• 5 Years' Lessons Learned in China from 0 to developing a Suited Monk Office, Suited Monk Workshops and Suited Monk Books (Bought buy Bayer, Henkel, BASF, BHS, Mead Johnson, Barco, Disney and more)

• Do's and Dont's when developing your market position

• Living your own story by being true to your Life's Purpose


6:30 - Doors open

7:00 - Networking, appetizers and pre-event activities

7:30 - One hour presentation with Q&A

8:30 - Group discussion and sharing

8:50 - Event conclusion and announcements

9:00 - Networking

9:30 - Venue close


December 11 (Thursday)

Venue: LOHAUS, Yongjia Road #50

Charge: 100 RMB per person, including coffee/tea, appetizers and desserts, as well as a premium drink, such as beer or wine.

About the Speaker:

Raf Adams

Raf Adams is a speaker and executive coach focusing on selfmastery and authenticity in corporate and personal life. Since 2009, Raf has led Suited Monk Leadership workshops including executive coaching for international companies such as BASF, BP, Philips, Bayer and Mead Johnson. Raf is the author of The Suited Monk: Finding Your Life's Purpose And True Happiness and is co-founder and Chief Wisdom Officer at GLO - Good Leaders Online.

Contact Raf:

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Get the Suited Monk Ebook on Amazon:

Find more information about Raf and his organizations:

The Suited Monk (

Raf Adams & Company (

GLO China (

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About the LOHAUS Inspirational Speakers Series

Each month, LOHAUS invites a distinguished coach, writer, or inspirational personality to share their life lessons and thoughts on the past, present and future.

2014 will feature speakers talking about spirit, wellness, emotion, work and more, with an attempt each time to impart both motivating lessons and useful skills for modern life.


LOHAUS is Shanghai's Loft of Health and Urban Sustainability. It is a social enterprise dedicated to ideas and action that promote sustainable living in the city. As part of its social enterprise business model, LOHAUS offers event space, meeting rooms, and co-working services. It also hosts events and makes social impact investments using the proceeds of its business model.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is there any charge for this meetup?

Yes, there is a 100 RMB cash charge per person to support the social mission of LOHAUS. 100% of this money goes to LOHAUS to support its mission of action and ideas about health and urban sustainability. This fee includes coffee, tea and snacks for guests, as well as a premium drink, and you will have a chance to win a prize in the lucky draw.

Payment is cash at the door but you can now pay by WeChat and get a 10 RMB discount if you have set up WeChat wallet on your phone. Please add the official WeChat ID: LOHAUS 乐豪斯 and look for the event listing, go to the bottom of its page, and look for the "阅读原文"link. Click it and you will be sent to the LOHAUS WeChat Shop page where you can buy the ticket online. Note: International editions of WeChat may have difficulty using this feature unless you have installed Chinese bank card payment wallet functionality.

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Where is the meetup held?

LOHAUS on Yongjia Road #50, near Shanxi Road South, is our regular meeting location. You can get here by subway (go to either Shanxi Road South Station or Jiashan Road Station), bus or car.

Public Transportation: The nearest subway station is South Shaanxi Road Station on Line 1 and Line 10. Jiashan Road Station on Line 9 is also close. Bus lines are nearby such as line 96, 104, 911, 167, 42, 920, 926, 128, 146, 24 and others.

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