by becoming the fullest expression of yourself through learning and development at our academy.


with like-minded and like-hearted folk through our community of members and mentorship programs.


as an independent professional with well-paid, regular work you love, using our help and expertise.

Being more Assertive

27/07/2017 - 16:25
In one of our last and regular mastermind sessions we gathered around the subject of assertiveness and self-confidence. It’s always fascinating to note in real terms what people know and don’t know about a subject as well as what they believe they know. As with all knowledge the measure of what it is we think we know is ultimately tested when we share it with others. And while this is not the subject for today, it’s a great reminder that getting together with others around a specific subject is an excellent of testing ourselves and learning.

8 success habits part 2

17/05/2017 - 11:32
Building new habits take time, and effort over a sustained period. The thinking on how long this takes varies from 30 days to 6 months, depending on the habit and the person. Often times there is this idea that we should break habits, but we know from research in neuro plasticity that learning new behaviours is more effective – see video by Jo Dispenza on rewiring your brain. So how did you get on with part 1? If you’re already aligned with those then here are four more to consider and work into your daily practice.

8 success habits - Part 1

07/05/2017 - 20:29
So, you want to become a freelancer? Great idea, as it’s a working model that suits more and more people, even if there are many ways to be an independent professional. However, before making the leap, or even if you’re a contract worker looking to get more clients, it might we worth think about your “why(s)”? Yes, why are you a freelancer or wish to become one? What is you motive for wanting to do this? Of course there are financial gains, independence, freedom of expression, but to mention a few. But being really clear on your “why(s)” will help you gain clarity and more effectively channel...

: To be or not to be - an entrepreneur in the NL - legal insights

The promised land of being an entrepreneur or perhaps better the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow We will talk about: What does it mean to be an entrepreneur? Employee versus freelancer what is the difference Advantage of being an entrepreneur/f...
Keen Folk, Tussen de bogen 27, 1013, Amsterdam || 18:30 - 21:30

: How being stressed can be good for you

If necessity is the Mother of invention then Father is the one of entrepreneurship. As we find ourselves dealing with new professional challenges, solo-entrepreneur will inevitably test our metal. And when push comes to shove often times we have a ch...
Keen Folk, Tussen de bogen 27, 1013, Amsterdam || 18:30 - 21:30

: Follow your passion and thrive as an entrepreneur

There are over 1 million entrepreneurs in the Netherlands. More than 200.000 signed up last year. But there's another fact you need to know. After 5 years only 40% is still in business. Almost half of them fail. Why? Because starting entrepreneurs ma...
THE STUDENT HOTEL AMSTERDAM WEST, Jan van Galenstraat 335, Amsterdam || 18:30 - 21:30