2019 WBII First Impressions on LinkedIn

On Thursday 28 March 2019, I had the absolute pleasure of talking to members of the Women's Business Initiative International in The Hague about First Impressions Online and LinkedIn. Petra Fisher was scheduled for this presentation, but sadly was sick, so Lisa Hall asked me to step in at the last moment. I was previously … Continue reading 2019 WBII First Impressions on LinkedIn

2018 Rise and Lead Women Summit The Hague

Two months from today, on 27 September 2018, I'll be attending and speaking at the Rise and Lead Women Summer in The Hague.  With an amazing list of speakers, you can grab a great deal on early bird tickets, but still get a bargain on full price tickets if you miss out.  Student ticket prices … Continue reading 2018 Rise and Lead Women Summit The Hague

How do I comply with GDPR/AVG? Small business resources

The 25 May 2018 deadline is fast approaching for GDPR and you'll no doubt notice a frenzy of emails regarding this.  Large organisations have their legal teams onto it but for small businesses like my own, it's up to us as individuals to figure out compliance. Zestee is 10 years old this year, and I … Continue reading How do I comply with GDPR/AVG? Small business resources

2018 WEF (Women Economic Forum) The Hague

On 8-9 March 2018, the WEF (Women Economic Forum) was held in The Hague, the Netherlands.  Around 250 participants from 50 countries delivered and attended 70 sessions with a theme of "Women Empowering Agriculture, Circular Economy, Sustainability and Cyber Security". Due to work commitments on the morning of the 8th and then unfortunately being sick … Continue reading 2018 WEF (Women Economic Forum) The Hague

2017 The Hague Awards

Yesterday, I attended The Hague Awards, which even further enhanced the pride I have of settling in this great city. This "city of three names", (also known as Den Haag and 's Gravenshage in Dutch) continues to grow as a world-class international city, and is a fantastic place to visit, live and work.  The awards recognised … Continue reading 2017 The Hague Awards

Open the Door Workshop: Tap into your strengths

Last year, I was very fortunate to take part in a Lean In Circle close to where I live in Delft, The Netherlands.  As I write regularly about on another blog, Professional Parents Network, I am a seeker and advocate of family, work, balance.  This group, inspired by the Lean In book by Sheryl Sandburg was … Continue reading Open the Door Workshop: Tap into your strengths

Dutch Government giving grants to support SMEs to go global

If you are a SME (small to medium sized) business based in the Netherlands and considering going global, this is a great opportunity to get some support from a government grant, in conjunction with the Dutch World Trade Centres. The SIB (Starters International Business) Program offers a voucher for 2400 euros, which covers coaching to create … Continue reading Dutch Government giving grants to support SMEs to go global