Episode 207 – Anne-Maartje Oud the personal behavioral consultant and non-verbal communication specialist
Anne-Maartje Oud first began her study of dramatic expression by means of words and gestures at the School of arts. She graduated as a teacher / director and her thesis also centered on the role of a theatre-maker as a professional trainer within business environments. Anne-Maartje then briefly worked as a trainer as well as skilled actor who gave a diverse array of workshops on the subject of presentation techniques and non-verbal communication.
While working at a reputable training agency, she also specialized as a Personal Behavioural Consultant in Effective Communication. Anne-Maartje furthermore took courses in rational emotive (behavioral) Training and also in leadership and group dynamics (group relations). In 2006, she set up her own Consultancy Training agency to develop customized programs for several multi-nationals and other companies. She then also added a Core Qualities certification to her list in 2009.
The Behaviour Company
In January 2014 her Consultancy Training Agency became ‘The Behaviour Company'. As a behavioural consultant, Anne-Maartje Oud has been working on increasing effective communication for over 19 years within the banking, municipality, healthcare, industries and college sectors. Nowadays, managers, executives and specialists are today’s target audience for training courses that increase effective communication, profiling and influencing others within business environments. She is specialized in non-verbal communication, behaviour, influencing others, communication skills and leadership.
In addition, Anne-Maartje Oud also lectures at several colleges in the Netherlands and is regularly hired as a specialist speaker on behaviour and its effects. She's also a chairwoman and moderator for (international) seminars and events. In 2019 she also went on to organize the Nonverbal Communication Master Course by Joe Navarro in Amsterdam.