At Yellow, we believe people only change their behavior when they are inspired to do so. We stimulate your team members to focus on the WHY of their activities, giving their contributions and decisions more meaning. We make them highly aware of their individual role and value within your organization, and then inspire them to align their behavior with their purpose.
Our training and coaching is interactive and committed. At Yellow, we combine expertise with vision and originality through our methods.
Our programs feature a variety of hands-on training exercises, such as:
Our methods are based on proven creative and dynamic learning techniques that enhance reflection and inspire immediate action.
Once the training is complete, we offer support and advice through continuous practical coaching to ensure the changes take root and give you long-term effects.
We are committed to your success and are only satisfied when we have reached your intended results.
Yellow represents light and energy, enhances original thinking and inspires change. It’s the color of communication, new ideas and optimism. In the vast majority of cultures around the world, yellow represents warmth and happiness. We are inspired by the virtues of the color yellow and keep these attributes at the center of everything we do for you.
We aim to be THE place in Barcelona when it comes to creating inspiring leaders and high-performing teams within tech companies. You can count on the latest insights, methodologies and tools in our programs to make your teamwork constructive, creative and fun.
We are a strategic partner and a practical developer of human behavior that helps you, your team and your organization to be more focused and effective. We will help you to make your organization an inspiring place to work.
Do you wish your organization had a more innovative and engaging culture? If so, then let us put some Yellow in your world.
Our values sum up who we are, how we work, and what makes us special.
We live on the bleeding-edge of the latest insights and tools about leadership and teamwork, always improving our programs, and giving you the best practices available.
During our programs we have concern for the practical applications in daily work and we use strategies that secure sustainable results.
We listen & learn from our clients, adapt to their needs and adjust our programs based on what’s happening around us.
We take our cues from the sunny side of life. Our programs are inspirational and open, with an emphasis on fostering positive relationships. We are enthusiastic and optimistic about what we can do for our clients.
Even in a world full of disruptive technologies and innovation, in the end, it all comes down to people and teamwork. That’s our expertise! With our extended experience and our passion to create inspiring workplaces, we are highly equipped to help you build high-performing teams and develop into an inspirational leader.
Meet our professionals
In 2015, Marianne founded Yellow with the aim to contribute to the challenge within tech companies where highly talented employees, innovators, and critical thinkers need to work together to create great products and services.
Her passion is to develop great self-organizing teams and happier organizations.
Marianne is licensed in Social and Organizational Psychology and holds a postgraduate degree in Organizational Strategy from the Erasmus University, the Netherlands.
She is certified in methodologies like HBDI, NLP, the case study methodology, transformational coaching, and problem analysis strategies.
As a trainer and coach with a background in management consulting, she is experienced in working in stressful environments and companies that span locations and cultures.
Born in Rotterdam, Marianne first came to Barcelona in 1998, chasing her dream to live in an exciting Mediterranean metropolis.
Yellow’s excellence lies in the strength of its team, experienced and qualified professionals with a plethora of international clients, all successful in their respective fields.
Koos is a consultant, international trainer and speaker, accredited user of LIFO and DISC, member of the AECOP Coaching Association. In 2013 he completed the Master Executive & Organizational Coaching at EADA Business School Barcelona.
He has over 20 years of experience in training and coaching for executives and entrepreneurs and is the developer of the physical coaching model TRIP, together with movement artist Helena Lizari.
Koos studied Psychology at the University of Amsterdam, after which he also followed a professional acting training. The combination of his academic and artistic backgrounds forms the base of a personal, playful and practical approach.
Born in The Netherlands, he moved to Spain at the age of 35, following his Spanish wife back to her roots. Since then he has lived more than 15 years abroad in which period his daughter Nora was born.
Gabby has a degree in History and English, and she holds Masters in both Teaching English to Adults and Integral Psychotherapy.
She is certified in Extended DISC coaching and trained in ORSC (Organizational and Relationships Systems Coaching) and she is currently studying to gain the ICF Diploma.
Gabby’s background in Education as Train the Trainer, Team Leader, Speaker at international conferences and Writer have provided her with a broad skill set that she effectively employs to support cutting edge teams in the business world. She specializes in enabling teams and individuals to overcome conflict and adapt to change.
Gabby is passionate about creating dynamic, interactive workshops designed to develop empathy, psychological safety, and excellent communication skills in the workplace!
She has collaborated with multinational companies such as Typeform, King, ADP, Wallapop and Servihabitat.
Gabby was born in Ireland but moved to Barcelona over 25 years ago,
escaping the windswept rainy climate of the West of Ireland! She has been captivated ever since by the diverse landscape and pleasant climate all over Catalonia, and that, combined with the excellent cuisine and vibrant culture, means that Barcelona is now her home!
Carlos is an Electrical Engineer with 20 yr. of experience in Software Development. He holds a Master in Mobile Communications and since several years he is a certified Project Management Professional and Scrum Product Owner. He has held several management positions in tech companies.More about Carlos
During several years he has been dedicated to mission-critical Software Development and Project Management. Lately he is also focusing on modern People, Organizational and Change Management for Tech companies. He also delivered training and coaching for Agile teams.
His specialities go from classic Project Management to Agile/DevOps frameworks and the creation and management of scalable and sustainable IT teams. He acts also as coach for IT managers and executives.
He has worked at different company levels, from internationally distributed development teams to executive areas and international company integrations. With his focus in Agility, and Time Management, his mission is to make a business world which is agile, effective, sustainable and more human.
Carlos is passionate about music and audio. His first love in music was the electric bass guitar, which he still plays in different bands. He loves as well classic cars, espresso coffee and cats, not necessarily in this order.