Change Maker – Onno Hamburger

I had the honour to interview Onno Hamburger, one of the thought leaders on happiness at work and leadership development. He published several books and many articles. Onno coaches people and gives advice to organisations about happiness at work. Also he trains and educates managers and Chief Happiness Officers at the academy of happiness at work and […]

Change Maker – Karin Weber

Time for the second episode of the Change Makers podcast. So excited to share this with you, because I had the privilege to interview Karin Weber. Karin is the Senior Policy Advisor of the Taskforce Women’s Rights and Gender Equality at the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs.   She worked in various places in the world, […]

The Change Makers Podcast

It is with great pleasure to announce the Change Makers Podcast. I will interview inspiring change makers about leadership and happiness at work. We will discuss what it takes to drive change and what this means for personal and leadership development. The first episode is an introduction by myself, about my own river of life. […]

Why ColourFields

A year ago, the concept of Colourfields was born and early this year I really kickstarted my coaching practice. What a fantastic journey so far, with beautiful coaching experiences, trainings and workshops. I’m exploring and learning every day, and it is a great adventure. This picture of lovely autumn colours was taken last week in […]

5 x A

Over the last months, I spoke with several people that were out of energy and stressed. Not sure where it started, not sure how to solve it. Instead of doing the things they love doing, they focussed on work that drained energy and felt that they were out of control. Although rationally thinking, they were […]

Behind the Wheel

What intrigues me is the balance between happiness and unhappiness. The two are always connected. Only sometimes one is more dominant over the other. Striving for happiness, without unhappy moments, does not exist in my opinion. It is our resilience that makes it easier to embrace moments of unhappiness. In times of lockdown and a […]