Creating connection, that's my passion! Between organizations and purposes, management and staff, senders and receivers, reason and emotion. Stimulating and inspiring to excel, challenging to be authentic. In short: Humanizing Business, helping to connect!
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Professional Training and Coaching
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Social Business Transformation
Initiator and Co-Founder Social Media Club Utrecht (#SMC030) (professional)
Social Media Club Utrecht (#SMC030) is the most actively engaged SMC of The Netherlands.
Inhouse Superpromoter Academy: Certified Superpromoter Consultant, Net Promoter Score, Employee and Customer Advocacy 2012
Certified: April 2012
SRM: Marketing Communications 2005
Various masterclasses and workshops on leadership and change: 2012
Amongst which: * Spiritual Solutions with physician and writer Deepak Chopra. * Mindfulness and Inner Peace zen master Thich Nhat Hanh * Encounter Heart to Heart with Tibetan teacher/doctor Lama Tulku Lobsang * Intuitive Living and Transformational Presence with Leadership and Transformation Coach Alan Seale * Transformational Coaching and Leadership with certified Transformational Presence Trainer/Coach Jos Rovers * Wise Leadership with Benedictine monk/Zen master Willigis Jäger and Zen teacher/coach Brigitte van Baren * Leadership and Meaning with Prof. of Business Spirituality at Nyenrode BU Paul de Blot, director/owner at Institute for Servant-leadership Performance psychology and Talent development dr. Inge Nuijten, and prof. dr. Hans Alma, professor Psychology and Meaning as well as rector at Universiteit voor Humanistiek (University of Humanistic Studies)
Inbound Marketing University: Blogging, Social Media Marketing, SEO, Lead Nurturing and Conversion, Web Analytics 2009
Professors include Chris Brogan (Trust Agents), David Meerman Scott (New Rules of Marketing and PR), Avinash Kaushik (Web Analytics 2.0), Gary Vaynerchuk (Wine Library TV) and Lee Odden (TopRank Online Marketing).
IMC Mensontwikkeling: Certified Intuitive Coach 2012
Certified: January 2012 The 9 month course of training and development 'Intuitive Coaching' meets the quality of the Dutch Association of Professional Coaches (NOBCO). A special combination of western and eastern philosophies in coaching, communication and leadership, focussing on the development and deployment of empathic and intuitive ability. Regular coaching techniques are complemented with (eastern) methods, such as voice dialogue, setups, the creation spiral and oriental forms of meditation and visualization. I attended an additional voice dialogue workshop with transformational coach/psychologist Robert Stamboliev and intuitive trainer/coach Linda Doornweerd.
Hogeschool van Utrecht: Postdoc, Journalism, Creative Writing 2002
Instituut voor Mindfulness en Management: Resilience in Management 2011
The original Jon Kabat-Zinn, mindfulness attention training program, enriched with applied exercises in Presencing / Theory U: Peter Senge, and Otto Scharmer's approach on the development of profound innovation and leadership in change. Complementary, I have been studying and practising Mindful Self-Compassion, as developed by psychologists Kristin Neff and Chris Germer.
Hogeschool INHOLLAND: Masterclass Cross Media Formats 2007
Vine Coaching & Training - Opleidingsinstituut Geweldloos Communiceren: Foundation and Deepening Trainings, Connective, Nonviolent Communication 2012
Nonviolent communication (NVC), also known as connective or compassionate communication, is an intrapersonal and interpersonal process developed by Marshall B. Rosenberg, in the 1960s and '70s. It focuses on two aspects of communication: honest self-expression, in a way that is likely to inspire compassion in others, and empathy, defined as listening with deep compassion. I have been trained by Certified Nonviolent Communication Trainer Jan van Koert. Additionally, I have been studying and practising Integrated Clarity, empathic connection expert Marie Miyashiro's vision on NVC in the workplace. Moreover, I have been attending Marie's Six Universal Organisational Needs and Applied NVC trainings. To further fathom how to meet both human and organisational needs at the same time.
Universiteit Leiden: Master of Laws, LL.M., Dutch Law, specialization (International) Criminal Law 2000
* Elective subjects: criminalistics and forensic psychiatry. * Assisted Prof. J.F. Nijboer in writing 'Strafrechtelijk Bewijsrecht', his book concerning criminal evidence. * Final thesis on concerns and solutions regarding obtaining evidence for use by the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY).
Academie voor Management: Post-Academic Intensive Programme, Change Management 2010
Part of Master of General Management and Master of Human Development in Organizations.
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PEAK-ing with Communication and Inspiration
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Harness the Connective Power of Internal Social Media
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