It's your business. It's your life. So, what do you want to create for yourself? If you could dream, what are you hoping to accomplish?

And, if you’re serious about your dreams and your business, why leave it to chance? A solid strategy greatly increases your chances of hitting the mark!

Having clarity on your mission makes it much easier to make decisions. Motivation is always near because you know why you do what you do. 

Taking time to learn the fundamentals of entrepreneurship creates room for creative thinking and solutions. Like x-ray vision to see clearly.

Developing a solid strategy might not be the sexiest. But it gives you a plan and confidence; gives you focus to go twice as fast. And that’s damn sexy!

Plus, it enables you to reclaim the time that you try figuring it out yourself. Give yourself this gift to be helped. 

Sounds like something you could use? I would live to be of help! Sign up for one of the masterclasses below.

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For Who

For creative entrepreneurs, working independently or with a partner. Perhaps having already hired someone.

In the past years participants ranged from: Photographers and film makers, communication specialists, designers and IT-specialists, trainers and coaches, jewellery makers and chefs, painters and change makers.

NB: Feel this is what you need, but you don’t fit the description exactly? This could still be for you. Maybe you’ve been working for yourself longer? Or you’re more of an intrapreneur, causing havoc in your company? Contact me and we’ll see if it’s a match!

How we'll work

In these masterclasses, I'll use all the models, live-hacks and techniques on the subject that I've collected, used and adapted over the years. It'll be an eclectic mix of approaches.

From brainstorming for new ideas, to decision making on what not to do.

From me teaching theory and models, to you doing exercise to find out what is true for you.

From learning individually, to helping each other (and getting help from others).

From high energy games, to slowing down to reflect.

From using structure for simplicity, to using it to see where it hurts.

In the private masterclasses, it’s you and a maximum and 5 other entrepreneurs. I like working in such a small group so I’ll have the space and attention to really work with each of you.

Why believe me?

I’ve been organising workshops and my own trainings since 2011. I've coached, hosted and organised sessions for about 3.000 people since then. Every time I organise a masterclass, I take what worked in the previous ones and improve upon it. I add my current thinking and latest finds on entrepreneurship.

Much of it is based on researching what helped the most successful ones. Much of it is based on how I've dealt with the struggles.

And don't believe me. Check out some of the testimonials previous participants left below.

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In de strategiesessie van Tijmen kwam ik tot de kern van mijn vraagstuk: “Waar wordt ik gelukkig van en hoe kan ik dat beter toepassen in mijn leven én werk”. Ik leerde hoe ik dit kan transformeren naar oplossingen om dat ook daadwerkelijk beter toe te passen. Het heeft mij waardevolle handvatten gegeven die ik ook later nog kan gebruiken.
— Wendy Grootscholten - Studio Playground
De strategiesessie met Tijmen heeft me gedwongen te gaan zitten en na te denken over 2016 en wat ik wil bereiken. Zeker als zzp’er schiet dat er soms bij in omdat het makkelijk is om meegesleept te worden in de dagelijkse dingen en het korte termijn denken. Deze training kan ik aanraden voor elke zzp’er die wilt groeien maar moeite heeft daar naartoe te plannen.
— Jeroen Berends - Photography and Film
I only noticed how much impact the session had on me when I just HAD to get a beer with friend after the first day. Just to have an outlet for all the ideas and feelings that awoke. I came for more structure to reach my goals. But that first day opened up so much and put my ideas and feelings in motion. This led that I could look openly at myself and dared re-evaluate my priorities.

How? By the exercises that were given, by the open atmosphere with the other participants and the powerful questions Tijmen asked. This year isn’t over yet, but I can already say that 2015 has been a success in many areas. Especially in the areas that I (re)discovered were important to me. Thanks again!
— Gary Sheikkariem