Newsletter: Focus on me

“Let’s find a light inside our universe now Where ain’t nobody keep on holding us down Just come and get it, let them say what they say Cause I’m about to put them all away Focus on me, f-f-focus on me.” I am dancing to this jam by Ariana Grande. A big part of personal […]

Newsletter: Get Down Tonight

Remember KC and the Sunshine band? Well I can only say that if you feel like dancing disco is the way to go! And way to go Diana Matroos! She stepped up and gave an interview about why we need more diversity in media here at Volkskrant. It is not easy telling your personal story but if […]

Newsletter: HELLO

Talk about a strong personal brand! It only took one word and ADELE was back. Breaking records like never before. 92 million views on Youtube. She went away for more than 4 years but made an even bigger impact with her so to speak Comeback. Read more about the lessons you can learn from this […]

Newsletter: Lose It All

I was driving home this afternoon and heard this song on the radio. I knew it was Beyonce singing (because how can you not recognize her voice right 😉 ?) but I had never heard the song before. The lyrics moved me and I had to stop the car and look up who it was. […]

Newsletter: She drives me crazy!

Remember, Fine Young Cannibals?  If you’ve never heard of them go check this out, you’ll feel like dancing immediately: Girlllllll…….This last week has been amazing! I am full of gratitude of all the things I have experienced. The songtitel in the subject line really only refers to how I can drive myself crazy by taking […]

Newsletter: What it feels like for a girl

“Girls can wear jeans, and cut their hair short Wear shirts and boots, ‘Cause it’s okay to be a boy But for a boy to look like a girl is degrading ‘Cause you think that being a girl is degrading” Madonna achieved a lot of critical acclaim when she wrote that song. I remember thinking how […]

Newsletter: A change is gonna come

Yep I just quoted the great Sam Cooke and took you all the way back to 1963, 10 years before I was born. Sam Cooke spoke about change. I do love change. Change is good! Don’t be afraid of it, but welcome it. So this is my first week without my right hand woman Anouk. It […]

Newsletter : Especially for you!

How big of a mark do you want to make with your career? It is essential that you find out what it is you really want and discover your ambitions. That’s why I created the BrandedU program. I want to help increase the visibility of women in business because:  In order to make your mark, you need to make yourself memorable.  So […]

Newsletter : Dance little sister!

“You got to dance little sisterDon’t give up todayHang on till tomorrow“ Remember Terrence Trent D’arby? His voice was so raw and pure! I remember when he came on the music scene, he just blew us all away. I was dancing at the start of this week when I had an amazing first presentation masterclass […]

Newsletter : But I still haven’t found what I am looking for!

I was so annoyed that I didn’t get tickets to see U2 yesterday at Ziggodome, saw all this great pics on social media and was feeling a bit left out (insert sad face). Looking for inspiration? We’ve had an incredible BrandedU edition. No really, I mean the roof was on fire. So many inspiring speakers […]