Building connection through the power of communication

 

 

Writing │ Advice │ Training

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I’m Marlies, a woman on a mission to inspire people and organisations to build a genuine connection through the power of effective, engaging, and clear communication.

I use training, advice, and practical hands-on work to give you more insight into your communication efforts so you can successfully increase its effectiveness.  

My approach is interactive, with a focus on sustainable solutions and results. 

My themes? Diversity & inclusion, climate justice and human rights.

Are you curious about what we can build together? Let’s grab a (virtual) coffee!

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Work with me

Storytelling & writing

Do you want to make your communication more effective and engaging? In a way that your audience fully identifies with your message? Your solution could be storytelling! Curious how?

Communications advice

Are you using a one-size-fits-all approach in your communication? Then your target audience may find it difficult to identify with your message. But no worries, I can help you out.

Communications training

Are you looking for insights into different communication needs and the skills to address these positively? Cool, I can train and coach you to communicate effectively in diverse situations.

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I already work(ed) with

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Blog

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Surinamese adventures: are you experienced?

Suriname was one of the first countries that entered my travel bucket list and there were a few reasons for that. First, there was Orlando, my friend’s father, who was born and raised in Suriname. He used to tell us these fantastic childhood memories, that triggered…

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Storytelling for peace in Palestine

I am standing in a bomb shelter in a kibbutz, somewhere between the beaches of Eilat and the barbed-wired border of Jordan. It’s extremely hot. The rattling air conditioning is working overtime. Outside the…

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