Arjan is a dynamic and impactful speaker who has an ability to quickly and deeply connect with her audience, motivating them to take their career and business to the next level. With her deep knowledge, gravitas, down-to-earth style and interactive approach, audiences are guaranteed a worthwhile experience and leave equipped with clear takeaways and action points. Her presentations are marked by her unique blend of passion, intelligence, inspiration, positive energy, and sense of humor. Topics are centered around leadership, women leadership, communication, mindset, career development, and team building.
Arjan’s speaking engagements vary from providing a keynote address at a large conference to conducting a small tailor-made company workshop. She also serves on panels, acts as a moderator, interviews content experts, and facilitates meetings.
"Arjan combines a high measure of gravitas, a refreshing straightforward approach and a deep level of compassion with an acute business sense. She provides sharp insights, practical advice and honest feedback, which was pivotal to rethinking and improving my communication style. Through her expert guidance, I evolved my leadership style and executive presence. Arjan is brilliant, but humble; visionary, but grounded; logical, but intuitive."
Neil Hampshire - CIO, ModusLink"Arjan is a phenomenal executive coach. She has profound expertise in leadership development, communication and emotional intelligence. Arjan helped me create successful frameworks for solving the most complex strategic and human resource challenges. She is insightful, articulate and has a deep commitment to excellence. I have become a better leader as a direct result of our work together."
James Gomez - Division President, CalAtlantic Homes"I engaged Arjan to help refocus my professional goals. In less than 5 months, with Arjan's expert guidance, I realized a very positive career move I initially doubted would even be possible. Arjan stretched my thinking, kept me accountable and ensured I lived up to the goals I set for myself. She possesses a unique combination of intelligence, care, commitment, humor, insight, and persistence."
Joris van Roijen - Senior Manager, Ernst & Young Advisory"Arjan’s guidance is direct, insightful and clear. She has a wealth of experience and provides great wisdom navigating complex strategic situations. I was originally hired as CFO and within a year promoted to also take on the COO position. I can’t imagine being where I am today in my career without her guidance."
Jennifer Solomon - COO & CFO, Arts Students League of New York"Arjan is an extremely skilled executive coach and organizational strategist. She presents to hundreds of attendees at our iRelaunch Return to Work Conferences and consistently gets top ratings. She has also been a popular and well-regarded coach of our group coaching program. More recently she has taken on an important role with our corporate initiatives. Arjan demonstrates integrity, excellence and an energy level matched by few."
Carol Fishman Cohen - CEO, iRelaunch"Arjan combines business knowledge with people insight. She possesses profound positive intelligence and superb communication skills. She walks the talk and lives by her principles. Arjan helped me evolve my thinking to successfully navigate complex situations presented by a rapidly growing and transforming business, leadership changes and a take-over. My team and I delivered superior results and I thank Arjan for her guidance."
Terry Stack - VP Treasurer, Harman International"Arjan has been a strong partner to our company and to many of our executives she has supported over a number of years. She delivers great value on a personal level to the leaders she coaches as well as to the organization as a whole, by helping our executives become both more effective in their role and by supporting their ongoing personal development. Our executives very much appreciate working with her and consistently speak about her high business acumen and great understanding of leadership. They highlight her ability to listen effectively, to build trusting relationships, educate and challenge them to create forward momentum towards their goals. They especially appreciate her integrity, confidentiality, and wisdom. Arjan combines her business and people skills into high level results for our company."
Richard Mellor, EVP Global Chief Human Resources, R/GA
All presentations are customized to your organization’s needs and interests.
A sampling of topics:
- Communicate with Impact
- Establish a Personal Brand
- Enhance Your Executive Presence
- Conversational Intelligence
- Building Your Network
- Relationship & Team Building
- Developing Positive Intelligence
- Leaning In
- Enhancing Your Impact
- Champion Your Ideas
- Managing Up and Leading Down
- Making Successful Transitions
- Time Management
- Assessing Your Career
- Leading an Effective Job Search