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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
As a Career and Reintegration Coach, Milou works with many different target groups and requests for help. Since the questions often come down to processes that manifest themselves on a subconscious level, she is also a Systemic Coach in training. All requests for help basically come down to a desire to take a step in depth. To look at stubborn patterns and re-experience whether they still serve you and your career. 
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. During her studies she did research on cultural differences in the workplace at the Australian Embassy in the Netherlands. She then gained international experience in international projects and the non-profit sector on St Maarten, Dutch Caribbean. 
As a certified DISC Practitioner, Ella and Milou help teams and individuals gain insight into particular patterns and tendencies. These can provide insights to uncover the communication behavior of teams. These insights aim to improve mutual communication and cooperation within teams, thereby making operations more efficient and in order to create more job happiness.
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

Digital Freelancer | Junior Consultant



Sterre works as a strategist and marketing freelancer through her digital marketing & strategy company Starring. With her completed Master's degree in Digital Business and background in digital transformation and strategic consulting, she is always working to make 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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