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Don’t steal !

Dear,Spring is showing it's first shine and I feel abundant and very very lucky at this point in my life. Things are flowing better and better each day. (Yes my back hurts, but it is getting much much better)(Yes my website (especially my online courses...

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#Slimme meid is op haar toekomst voorbereid

  #llenenslimmemeidisophaartoekomstvoorbereid... Ik moest vandaag even aan je denken. Mijn oudste dochter leert over Jan Huygen, Columbus, de Indianen, Koning Filips, Willem van Oranje. Ik help haar met overhoren en wat valt me op? Ook in deze toets staan er geen...

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Onthuld: Welk Archetype ben ik ? (raad 'ns)

De afgelopen decennia is m'n gratis archetype quiz het meest populair.  Mijn archetype quiz geef je zinzicht in je meest favoriete vrouwelijk leiderschap Archetype. => Het toont je hoe je je kracht accentueert.   => En het vertelt je precies waar de angel zit...

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Kleine zuigertjes en hoe je er van af komt

Heb je het weleens gehad dat je een netelig geheim had waar je je eigenlijk stuk voor schaamt en wat vreselijk veel van je lol wegneemt? ​​Iets waar je iedere dag wel een beetje last van hebt. ​​En vooral dat laatste is moeilijk om onder ogen te zien. Thema van de...

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Get rude

Hey lovely! May I give you a tiny female leadership tip for the day? This one can help you on almost a daily basis. Especially when you're a woman in a leading position. Or aspire to become one. Particularly if you feel stressed about writing a sensitive yet...

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Stop met bonken op die gesloten deur !

Dag Engel, Je bent een prachtig mens en ik hou van je precies zoals je bent. Ik ben onder de indruk hoe je telkens weer mogelijkheden zoekt om goed met anderen samen te werken. Om samen mooie dingen te bereiken waar je trots op kunt zijn. Maar soms blijven onzichtbare...

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Be careful what you wish for

  Recently an online coaching client of mine gasped: "Ellen, making a dream board as you sugested is so rediculous! I have no idea where to start. Why would I even do this? It takes so much time!" And as Alice summed up all reasons why NOT to make that silly dream...

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What's Next?

Did you know (or notice) that I love organizing? I love to be organized. And I am not the only one. Did you know that there are whole pinterest communities about organizing? It even has a special name for it, quite a naughty one too. You can see some of the perfection...

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Tools I Recommend For Online Careers

Today a client and fellow trainer asked me what kind of microphone I use for recording my online training. Was it the Yeti pro? And.. I replied her, "Yep and ..don't forget about the good lighting!!!". So maybe you are a trainer or a coach, thinking about getting...

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I'm curious about this…

I am really curious about you and your working career. More specific what tools you use to get your career going the way you want and how I can help you make your life easier. If you can click on the link below to answer two questions about what bugs you most in your...

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Is Visibility Necessary For Your Success?

Today I got an interview call from a journalist who's writing a piece about pitfalls of (aspiring) career women for a major dutch magazine for women. As the 'how to's' are recently overly covered we talked about the big career pitfalls. Do you know what is the biggest...

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Summercamps & Quiet Revolutions

Our oldest daughter, Fleur, just passed another milestone with her first horseback riding summer camp away from mom & dad (and the bunch), cementing her 'horse-girl' title. This was the last that I saw of her for the coming week (girl in pink legging). It was good...

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Summer Reading Fun for Female Leaders

These are great reads for female leaders on the beach this summer. Lean In, is a female leadership classic written by the Facebook's COO Sheryl Sandberg. In the book Sheryl weaves her personal annecdotes with hard data and research. She talks about how women...

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My Personal Working Mother Rolodex

Here is my personal working mother rolodex readily available for all you working mothers and pregnant soon to be mothers. It is my personal list of things. Please make up your own mind wether or not to use them. This is my personal working mom rolodex I often get...

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The #1 advisor we have but don't listen to

I wish I could include a pretty picture of me here. But I am not that kind of person anymore. Life is pretty kids-health driven now (and often covered in wet kisses and dripping noses!). And yes I have the outfit and training gear ready to perform (In fact I...

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This mistake makes me shiver (for you)

  In the first years of my career I made a big mistake. The problem was that I did not notice that it was costing me the speed of my career. Only years later, in my next career I got it. Although changing it was not easy. It took me a lot of work, money and time to...

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Free Sales Training

A few days ago two of my favorite online teachers gave me a thumbs up! I am glooming like a 7 year old who gets a compliment from her teacher. Yeah Heah I am on the next level!! And I want to share my little personal win with you. I am starting to love my sales skills...

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The power of clarity

Glossary: Clarity brings you: a higher personal effectiveness a higher job/life satisfaction success that is later but also bigger than you expected and... a lot of people asking you to do their job for free 😉 Learn how to optimize your clarifying talents to your...

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I need a Disney. Do you?

Last night and again this morning I watched the documentary about Pixar on Netflix. If you are a creator like me, there are moments where you know that your ideas are ahead of time. You know that what you are working on is what people need. But the masses don't know...

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More about the archetype Whore

Maybe you have done the archetype quick scan and you want to learn a little more about this Archetype Whore. Haven't done the quick scan yet? You can do it right here The Archetype Whore was the first of all archetypes that came info my mind when developing and...

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What my kids taught me about life

It is not what you will teach your kids. It is more what your kids will teach you. This is what I learned from our four kids so far:   I must guard my boundaries, in order to keep good relationships Before I had kids I had a burn out. I loved my work deeply. Some of...

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