Inspiration

'I traded business for television'

Marjolein de Jong30 October 2019
Sandra Ysbrandy had worked her way up the ladder at Rabobank, however she decided to set a radical new course for her career.

A mentor as your key to success? This is how you find the right one!

Marjolein de Jong21 October 2019
It seems to be the go-to recipe for a successful career among professionals: career coaching.

David van Traa is the director of the Zuidas

Marjolein de Jong5 September 2019
„People sometimes assume that you’ll only find big business at the Zuidas, but that’s a misunderstanding”, says David van Traa.

Susanne makes a living handling death

Marjolein de Jong5 September 2019
Susanne Duijvestein decided to make a radical career change and became a funeral director. Her mission? To change the world of funeral service.

Laurens brightens up the floral industry

Marjolein de Jong4 September 2019
Laurens Mulder started The Flower Family with two of his friends. Their start-up distinguishes itself from other businesses in the floral industry.

‘I DIDN’T ROLL STRAIGHT FROM GEERT WILDERS’ LAP TO THE MOSQUE’

Marjolein de Jong13 June 2019
Joram van Klaveren (40) spent several years as the ‘Islam spokesperson’ for the far-right Freedom Party. Now he is a Muslim himself.

Migraines have a grip on Mariëtte's life

Marjolein de Jong2 May 2019
Because of her migraines Mariëtte had to give up on her dreams: "I still hope for a miracle drug."

A healthy breakfast? Try pie!

Marjolein de Jong2 May 2019
Berend Eberson hopes to encourage the rest of the Netherlands to get their day off to a healthy start by eating cauliflower.

Tom Reckman: ‘I live life as optimal as possible'

Marjolein de Jong1 May 2019
Tom Reckman studied business administration and started tutoring on the side. It got a bit out of hand, because he now employs 2400 people.

'I was pelted with tomatoes at a hearing once'

Marjolein de Jong19 March 2019
Marry de Gaay Fortman is a partner at Houthoff and recently wrote the book about life at the top.