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My 3.5 Minutes of Fame!

My 3.5 Minutes of Fame!

It was so great talking to Shownieuws about my career, my fabulous clients, and my darling Jeangu and the Song Festival! You can see the full fragment here!

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Breaking news! Finally the word is out!!

Breaking news! Finally the word is out!!

My coaching heart is exploding with joy as I can finally (I’ve been sworn to secrecy forever!!) announce that my client Jeangu Macrooy is the Dutch entry for Eurovision 2020! We’ve been working together for years on his lyrics and pronunciation and I am so thrilled...

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April, May and June

April, May and June

I was so honored to work closely with Linda de Mol on her role in her new film ‘April, May, and June’. We worked so hard on making sure the script was in natural, American English, and making her feel confident and accurate when performing, especially during the...

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TEDxAmsterdamWomen

TEDxAmsterdamWomen

I was so excited to be one of the Senior Speaker Coaches for TEDxAmsterdamWomen again! It was such a delight to coach the speakers and see them own their moment on stage. You can read more about my experience on the Harper's Bazaar website and check my Instagram post...

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How good is your English? My interview on FD.nl

How good is your English? My interview on FD.nl

De Roemeense IT’er, de bankier uit Duitsland en de Britse onderzoeker. Op de Nederlandse werkvloer wordt steeds meer Engels gesproken. Nederlanders denken dat zij die taal uitstekend beheersen, maar er valt nog een flinke slag te maken. Imagine an organization (or is...

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Before and after English coaching….the results are in!

Before and after English coaching….the results are in!

So many people have asked me what actually happens before, during and after my Great in 8 English coaching program. What really happens and does it really work? I could tell you about the 8 weeks of personal coaching, feedback, and online support on so many aspects of...

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This hit me so hard – I even told Siri to write it down!

This hit me so hard – I even told Siri to write it down!

This weekend I was listening to a podcast and I heard something that stopped me in my tracks. A famous comedian, Amy Schumer, was talking to Oprah about what it's like to be in the public eye, and be vulnerable on stage. I was laughing so hard at her brilliant way of...

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Before and after English coaching….the results are in!

Are you selling or are you selling yourself short?

Before I get to the heart of my heart, let's start with something cool and sweet - I was truly honored to have 3.5 minutes of fame on Shownieuws last week! You can catch my segment here. It was so much fun to do, and more media is coming! Ok. Now back to our regularly...

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Happy new……decade!

Happy new……decade!

Hello my darling! Happy new....decade! How's yours going so far? Well, I'm back and chock full of good news! This is what has happened so far since I last mailed you: I went to Berlin for 5 days I moved house*The movie 'April, May en June' that I worked on as Linda de...

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Thank you. And thank you.

As this decade (OMG!) draws to a close, I am feeling all nostalgic and happy. I look back on a year full of triumphs. Of risk-taking. Of mistakes. Of going big and then going home to put on my pyjamas at 8 pm. Some of the highlights... Launching my new ebook '50 Lit...

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Before and after English coaching….the results are in!

Breaking News! Doors are now open!

You use English all the time. And I guess people understand you. But is that enough? That they just UNDERSTAND you? Deep down, you know you could do better. You keep using the same words over and over again. Boring. For you, and for them. And the words you really...

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Registration is now open for Great in 8!

Great in 8 is my new long-term English coaching program! It’s 8 weeks of online learning, personal coaching, and a live training day with personal communication goals and feedback every week. We start in March 2020 – are you ready to become Great in 8? Let me know!

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