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Arjan is the Founder and President of InspireShift (www.Inspireshift.com), a boutique coaching firm for people who want to reach the next level in their professional or personal life. With more than 20 years’ experience in corporate and non-profit leadership roles, Arjan works with executives, leaders, professionals, business owners and individuals all over the USA and in Europe to define and attain their vision and objectives.
Arjan’ is an expert in leadership development, entrepreneurship, career transition, communication, time management, business development, and creating a successful mindset. Her clients come from organizations of all sizes – from small entrepreneurial start-ups to Fortune 500 companies and multinationals, including JP Morgan, Goldman Sacks, Proctor & Gamble, New York Hospital, UBS, Pearson Publishing, Deloitte Consulting, Citibank, United States Navy, Tahari, Harman International, Avon, Masterdcard and Time Inc. They work in a diverse range of fields, including financial services, marketing, advertising, law, education, consumer goods, healthcare, retail, publishing, construction, and not-for-profit.
Arjan is co-founder of “Lives in Transitions”, a highly successful career networking and support group in the New York metropolitan area, established in May 2009 in response to the economic downturn. “Lives in Transitions” has offered coaching, support, networking resources and information to over 1,000 people in career transitions.
As an International Marketing Executive with the HRI Group of Companies, whose brands include Leading Hotels of the World and Prima Hotels, Arjan had global marketing and communications responsibility, leading an international sales and marketing staff, representing hundreds of hotel properties worldwide. Her marketing and communication expertise is a strength that she consistently incorporates in her coaching to benefit her clients in attaining their goals.
Arjan holds an M.B.A. from one of the premier universities in Holland. She earned her coaching certification from New York University; is accredited by the ICF (International Coaching Federation, the leading global coaching organization); and has advanced certifications in Executive, Business and Career Coaching.
Arjan served on the New York Board of CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates), a national organization whose mission is to move children from foster care into safe permanent homes where they can thrive. Arjan has also worked with the victims of September 11, in the months following the World Trade Center attack.