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Yes We Can….Do It Better!

Yes We Can….Do It Better!

How good is your professional English? Many people underestimate their level in the Netherlands. Just because you can understand English perfectly, does not always mean you can seal the deal or give a killer presentation. I was honored to be in the Intermediar to...

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Talking Trump!

Talking Trump!

I was excited to share my (surprisingly not vague) views about Trump on the 'Hollandse Zaken' show. It was a challenge to remain calm at times, but I'm very proud of myself that I didn't swear! You can see the whole episode...

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Talking Business English in the NRC!

Talking Business English in the NRC!

I'm honored to be featured in the NRC today, talking about common mistakes (and their repercussions) when it comes to doing business in English. My VIP client Merijn, the founder of Dopper, talks about why getting a Personal English Coach can make all the difference....

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Management Team Magazine!

Management Team Magazine!

I'm honored to be featured in the latest MT Magazine! Have a look at this article and let me know if you recognise any of the mistakes.....of course YOU have never made them, but maybe one of your colleagues has! (Wink wink.) One word can make you or break you in...

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Sold Out!

Sold Out!

I'm deeply honored to be one of the speakers (together with Nancy Poleon) at the launch of Harper's Bazaar Network Academy tomorrow! I'll be talking about confidence in public speaking and how to get some of it! (Ok. Lots of it!) It's sold out so I hope you grabbed...

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Are you confusing these words? You won’t in 2 minutes.

Are you confusing these words? You won’t in 2 minutes.

Happy Monday, darling! I just wanted to take 2 minutes of your life and make it better. Make it better, English-wise. Because I kind of live for that! Here is my Top 10 list of Confusing Words In English. Let me help you to not mix them up anymore. Your life will be...

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How To Leave That Crap Behind (Fast)

How To Leave That Crap Behind (Fast)

Last week I was honored to give a Masterclass about my career called 'How To Break The Rules' at the Conservatory of Amsterdam. I was talking to new graduates, who were about to take over the music industry (and the rest of the world) in a few short weeks. They had...

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My 4-point plan to Stop The Rudeness (Yes, I mean you.)

My 4-point plan to Stop The Rudeness (Yes, I mean you.)

Happy Monday! Well, it happened again. And again. WHY is this happening all the time? Because people don't know the rules until they break them. And then - it's too late! I heard a client say she got an unusual reaction from one of her British counterparts recently....

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Excuse me, do you speak British?

Excuse me, do you speak British?

Oh, I don't know where to start. This week and the last have been an absolute blur. This is what I remember... I guess it had something to do with...COVFEFE...? Last week, all was well. I was working in Berlin, hanging with my friends, eating fabulous avocado toast at...

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From ‘bleh’ to ‘BAM’ in 90 seconds flat!

From ‘bleh’ to ‘BAM’ in 90 seconds flat!

To me, communication is like painting. If you use the same colors over and over again, it gets pretty boring. Boring for you, and boring for your readers or listeners. (Unless you're Mondrian. He did pretty well with the same colors. If you're not Mondrian, keep...

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