Arjan is a certified executive coach, noted speaker, and engaging facilitator. She is the founder of InspireShift LLC, a boutique leadership development firm specializing in executive, career and entrepreneur coaching as well as organizational consulting. With a global reach, she engages with companies as well as private individuals. Arjan counts among her clients, C-suite executives of Fortune 500 companies, senior leaders, high potential middle level managers and founders of start-up organizations. She partners with her clients to define and attain their leadership, career and business objectives. She builds a highly personal rapport with each client and combines a strategic, results-oriented approach with a deep level of compassion.
Arjan is an expert in leadership development, women’s leadership, career transition, effective communication, personal branding, time management and positive intelligence. Deeply committed to furthering the progress of women’s leadership, she serves on the Advisory Council for the Stanford University Clayman Institute for Gender Research and its Center for the Advancement of Women Leadership.
As a coach for iRelaunch, Arjan facilitates our Coaching Boot Camps. She co-founded Lives in Transition, a highly successful career networking and support group in the New York metropolitan area, as a timely response to the economic downturn in 2009. Lives in Transition has offered programming, workshops, coaching and networking resources to over 1,000 people in career transitions.
Arjan holds an MBA from the University of Groningen in Holland. She earned her coaching certification from New York University and is accredited by the ICF (International Coaching Federation, the leading global coaching organization). Arjan is certified in the Meyers-Briggs Type Indicator, Strong Interest Inventory, Hogan Leadership, and 360 Clark Wilson Feedback Assessments.