“We can’t be afraid of change. You may feel very secure in the pond that you are in, but if you never venture out of it, you will never know that there is such a thing as an ocean, a sea. Holding onto something that is good for you now, may be the very reason why you don’t have something better.”
Marjet’s practical and business oriented approach quickly identifies key strengths and growth points for her clients. Being highly analytical, while also deeply intuitive, allows her to map out systems of success for clients to implement personally as well as professionally. Marjet works with leaders from a core level and is committed to seeing lasting change and profound impact.
From leading HR teams to coaching a variety of C-suite and senior management leaders, Marjet combines empathy and extensive experience to hold a safe space for clients to achieve the change they are looking for. She employs the coaching method by Marshall Goldsmith’s Stakeholder Centered Coaching process as it gives structure through which the coaching client, in cooperation with the stakeholders, can attain outstanding measurable results. But also works with other, more flexible, methods depending on the coachee and desired coaching method.
LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT, COACHING & CONSULTING EXPERIENCE
Consulting and extensive training lead into executive coaching work for Marjet as she moved from working at top tier positions in the corporate world, to empowering those in executive positions in the corporate world. Recognized as a practical and growth-focused coach, she works towards providing attainable and measurable results for senior leaders across a range of industries. Marjet has facilitated growth and success of hundreds of top leaders in multinational companies including: Google, Johnson&Johnson, Heineken, Philips , ING Bank, FedEx, Rabobank, Endemol Shine, Ernst & Young, Schiphol, ABNAMRO Bank, Van Oord Offshore, Microsoft, Optiver, VolkerWessels.
Her experiences and passion for growth has compelled Marjet to specialize in: leadership acceleration and developing peak performance, moving to the next level, advanced influencing and politics, bold decision making, leading change, creating significant shifts in blockages, delegating with purpose, strategic thinking, and stakeholder management. She facilitates growth and change by digging deep into core issues within companies as well as the internal core of the leader. Executives who have worked with her report rapid growth through unique and poignant feedback.
OTHER RELEVANT EXPERIENCE
Marjet comes from years of vibrant, interdisciplinary and corporate experiences in HR with exposure to project management, financial management, commercial planning and sales. She has enjoyed finding ways to thrive at every level within various companies. As Head of Human Resources a.i. and Head of Communication a.i. at Translink Systems, Marjet grew her organizational leadership skills immensely. She served as an advisor to the CEO of Translink on the organization’s transformation from a project organization to line organization, while also assisting the CEO in negotiating with politicians and communicating with the press. These were just a few of the roles in which Marjet became acquainted with the challenges and specific stressors that arise at the executive level. After a satisfying career with Translink, Van Oord, NautaDutilh, PGGM and Modiform, thriving as an HR Director at all 5, Marjet moved into a consultant role at AkzoNobel. At AkzoNobel, she succeeded in providing organizational design and strategic workforce planning for the Global Business Services department. She assisted this department to grow from 1200 to 3000 employees in 3 years through the strategy change and the cost saving procedures being implemented.
EDUCATION, QUALIFICATIONS & CERTIFICATIONS
- Certified Coach by Marshall Goldsmith Stakeholder Centered Coaching
- Certified Senior Practitioner by NOBCO
- Certified Senior Practitioner by European Mentoring & Coaching Council
- Trained to be a trainer in Life Design Training developed by Google
- Certified for Hogan Assessments
- Harvard Law School, Program: Negotiation for Senior Executives as well as Dealing with Difficult People and Difficult Situations
- MSC Master of Economics at Erasmus University in the Netherlands. She also majored in Internal Organization, Administrative Organization, Financing, and Investments during her undergraduate career.