The team

Ella Taal

Founder | Executive Coach & Trainer




In 2011 Awareness in Business, conscious people better results, was founded by Ella, following a management buy-out at her previous organizational consulting firm Second Nature, management consultants. For more than 25 years she has experience as a coach, trainer and organizational consultant for various clients both at home and abroad. 

She is a sparring partner for DGAs, Directors and Management Teams when it comes to optimizing business operations, seen from the human factor. She has a passion for improving (personal) leadership, internal communication and cooperation between teams and within teams to create more job satisfaction and job happiness. Finally, her goal is to create employee happiness and optimally utilize talents within the organization to contribute to a higher purpose of the organization.


Milou Scheeren

Associate Partner & Consultant




After studying Corporate and Internal Communication, Milou knew for sure that she wanted to learn to understand people's (group) behavior and see how it works out within organizations. After her internship at the Australian Embassy in the Netherlands, she researched cultural differences in the workplace.

Milou is currently working at an NGO in st. Maarten, Dutch Caribbean. With her multicultural experience and communication background, she is also certified as a DISC Practitioner. The method is used to gain insights into the communication behavior of teams. Milou and Ella are both specialized to work with this in order to improve communication and cooperation within the team and thereby make the business more efficient and to create more happiness at work.

Milou also works as an associate partner for the Caribbean at Awareness in Business, participating as a consultant in leadership and team development projects for various clients in the Caribbean Netherlands.

Sterre Molendijk

Executive Assistant & Junior Consultant

Sterre works as a strategist and marketing freelancer through her marketing & strategy company Starring. With her nearly completed Master's degree in Digital Business and background in strategic consulting, she is always concerned with making business operations more efficient. After her internship in Curacao in a Human Resources consulting firm, she became excited to contribute to the goal of Awareness in Business.

She collaborates on projects for clients as a consultant by performing required analysis for projects, preparing workshops and developing presentations for clients, among other things. Furthermore, she uses her strategic and digital capabilities to grow Awareness in Business and contribute to the marketing and development of internalprojects.

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