Building connection through the power of communication



Writing │ Advice │ Training


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 inclusive 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!


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.


I already work(ed) with



Alternative Ways to use storytelling

Paris. City of love, the Eiffel Tower, grand cafes and the best croissants in the world. More than 21 years ago I was here for the last time. France had become world champion for the first time by beating the Brazilians with…