Are you longing to make a career change, so you can find joy in your job again?
Are you looking for clarity on what your talents are and what to focus on in your job search?
Would you like to be confident about presenting yourself to a potential employer, being clear and convincing about the value you have to offer?

You have come to the right place

Since 2007 we have helped hundreds of professionals to find a job that allows them to flourish and contribute in the best possible way and to truly enjoy what they do. We believe that happiness at work is all about finding a job and work environment that allow you to be true to who you really are. Throughout the years we have gathered the best tools in our “9 steps to a fulfilling career” coaching programme to help you get clarity on your true talents and best next step and to find a job that is a perfect match with your natural talents, personality and ambitions.


We’ve created a structured and fun 9 step plan
to discover your talents

and opportunities and create a positive career change

We can imagine you feel overwhelmed by all the questions in your head about how to make a positive change in your career right now. You may have already talked to friends or searched online for tools and tests in an attempt to get clarity on what you want next and how to get there. In our experience this can be very helpful, but more often leaves you even more overwhelmed and not knowing where to start to actually progress in your search.

Since a clear action plan is the number one thing most professionals in your situation feel they need, we have created a unique structured approach to help you define your next career step and land your next job.

Our 9 steps to a fulfilling career


Discovering your talents. Most people get their talents wrong. So in this step you’ll learn to distinguish a true talent from “the things you’re good at” so we reveal your true talents that will define your Unique Selling Point and that will bring you most joy and success in your career.


Your values are at the core of everything you think, feel and do. A  mismatch in values is the number one reason people leave their job or feel unhappy. So making these clear helps you find a perfect fit with your next employer! 


Understanding what drives you.  The clearer you are on what you want, the easier it is to find it. Trust us, we know… To get a job that will bring you joy, you want to understand what you need to thrive, be energized and make your best contribution. This will get crystal clear in this step. 


In this step we’ll identify industries and sectors that match your interests and dispositions. These are a crucial element of the DNA of your Personal Brand that we’ll create in step 8.  Also we help you clarify which boxes your next employer and job need to tick in order for you to feel it is a perfect fit to your desired lifestyle.


Next you write a Personal Profile, gathering all the information you need to understand who you are and your expertise. Many of our clients have said this one pager has given them the clarity they have been looking for as well as the language to be super clear to potential employers about the value they have to offer.


You can not create your career’s success when you don’t know how you define success. This may even have changed over time. In this step you get clarity on your definition of success, your why and  the greater contribution you want to make. It will help you understand what needs to drive your choices in your career.


here are many more opportunities out there than you currently see or realise exist. You can learn how to source and create more opportunities. In this step, we help you expand and then focus your job search profile. This defines your job finding strategy.


In this step you elevate yourself from job seeker to sought after employee. By learning how to present yourself as a Personal Brand and communicate your offer as a solution provider to potential employers. You’ll gain confidence and momentum when networking and in job interviews.


Now you are primed and energized to take powerful and effective actions. In this step we help you map out your action plan, upgrade your LinkedIn presence, prepare for your networking meetings and job interviews so you feel ready to create impact and land your next job.  

Videos and worksheets in our online academy plus
the help of one of our experienced
Certified Happy at Work Coaches

Based in the Netherlands, working with clients from all over the world, we have a large team of professional and experienced coaches, trained in our “9 steps to a fulfilling career” methodology. The coaches below work online and in English and would be thrilled to help you make a positive career change! Feel free to set up a discovery call with one of them to discuss your current situation and learn more about how they can help.

our experienced
Certified Happy at Work Coaches

Brett Dawson

My name is Brett Dawson. As a quality of life change catalyst, I help professionals improve their quality of life by helping them to explore and make strategic changes to the way they earn a living. For the past 25 years, I have worked as a chemical engineer in four different industries for some well-known organisations. I have designed and achieved several significant changes in my career, adapted to three redundancies and survived an unemployment stretch that lasted just over a year.

As a visionary and a futurist, I take an open-minded approach to helping you set and achieve goals. One of my superpowers is my infinite curiosity, which I use to explore your strengths and talents so that you can truly understand your unique offering to the world. I leverage my natural strengths of being a quick learner and a high achiever to drive performance. This enables me to help you to focus on what needs to be done, develop a plan that will give you direction and purpose and give you the courage and resilience you need to keep taking action, even on the tough days.

Natasha Wardle

I am Natasha Wardle, the Lovely Life Coach and I will help you find the courage, creativity and joy in making your life work for you.  I draw on twenty years’ experience in the field of personal and spiritual development and offer practical and proven techniques which you too can learn and apply from NLP, Somatic (Embodiment) Coaching, Mindfulness and the world’s major faiths and spiritual traditions.

The sphere of employment is changing which means that there are new opportunities to be found.  I can show you how to be agile, adaptive and responsive so that you can flourish, thrive and actualise your potential. Together we will work on your mental, emotional, physical and spiritual self, so that you can live life fully and foundation a deep-rooted wellbeing within, independent of external circumstances.

I specialize in working with those who are struggling particularly with ‘lifeshocks’, including redundancy, personal loss and life transitions. I have experience in working with the broken and the brave from many backgrounds including conflict and war and the criminal justice system.  These amazing people have shown me as I will show that you can be unshakeable and awesomely okay no matter what.

Mandi Brandriss

My name is Mandi Brandriss. From early on in my career I knew that I wanted to help people become the best versions of themselves. I combine an education in business with a love of people. As a corporate recruiter and HR partner in large hi-tech companies, I was fascinated by the importance of person-organization fit as a measure of job satisfaction and fulfilment.

As a purpose driven career coach, I believe that at the core of a fulfilling career is finding your purpose. I work with you to uncover what it is that you really, really want to be doing. Together we identify what is holding you back from achieving your goals and work on showing up as the best, most authentic version of yourself.
I help you love the life you have while creating the life of your dreams.

Mirian van Leeuwen

I am Mirian van Leeuwen, an experienced career coach, outplacement- and mobility consultant and interim corporate recruiter. Working from a Positive Psychological perspective makes me an excellent coach to help you gain a clear perspective in your talents and who you really are.

My extensive knowledge of the recruitment market will help you with defining realistic goals and gain insight into your possibilities in the job market. 
Do you know who you want to be in the workplace? What kind of job brings out the best in you and uses your talents to the maximum? And in what kind of environment do you thrive? I would love to help you get clarity on these important questions.

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