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Let’s start the new year with some FAB new books!

Let’s start the new year with some FAB new books!

'I'm honored that my free hugs movement is featured in the coolest book about the future of sex, Holy Fuck. You can read my chapter on how to make it through an international casting in Tanja Kok's great book about the modelling industry, and you can see all my...

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‘Woman of the Year 2018’

‘Woman of the Year 2018’

‘I was so honored to be one of the nominees for Harper Bazaar’s Woman of the Year award. I co- hosted the event last year and it was so much fun to be invited back this year, but as a nominee! ‘  

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Deeply honored to be the Speaker Coach for the Minister

Deeply honored to be the Speaker Coach for the Minister

The word is out! I'm deeply honored to be the Speaker Coach for the Minister of Education, Ingrid van Engelshoven ('Just call me Ingrid', she says. But...I still can't.)! I've worked closely with her and her team to give her confidence in her very first TED talk (in...

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I turn 51 today and I’ve got a present for you!

I turn 51 today and I’ve got a present for you!

It's my 51st birthday today! And I've got a gift for YOU! I'm giving out free hugs on Saturday! On August 31, I'll be at the Den Bosch train station from 10.00-11.00, and then at Utrecht Centraal (inside, on the Jaarbeurs side) from around 12.00 till 13.00. Come and...

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You are stealing. And this is why.

Oh oh oh ... Guess what? You are stealing. I know you are. And that's not good. You have ideas that are worth sharing. You have a story to tell. But for some reason, you're holding back. Doubting yourself. Wondering if you should really share your ideas. You wonder if...

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Help me celebrate my 51st birthday with 51derful things!

Help me celebrate my 51st birthday with 51derful things!

Happy Monday! I'm turning 51 on August 28th. I am really excited! In English, we have the expression 'Age only matters if you are a cheese or a wine.' The last time I checked, I was neither! So many people fear getting old. But not me, I am proud to be 51! I have...

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3 for the price of 1! How to triple your vocabulary….

3 for the price of 1! How to triple your vocabulary….

I keep using the same words over and over again. I don't know how to expand my vocabulary!' Does this sound familiar? I hear this every day. And I get it. Painting with the same colors can be pretty boring. Not only for you but also for your readers and listeners....

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