ABOUT US

HOW DO WE WORK

Motivate and inspire

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.

Impactful learning

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.

Long-term results

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.

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What’s a Rich Text element?

The rich text element allows you to create and format headings, paragraphs, blockquotes, images, and video all in one place instead of having to add and format them individually. Just double-click and easily create 

content.

Static and dynamic content editing

A rich text element can be used with static or dynamic content. For static content, just drop it into any page and begin editing. For dynamic content, add a rich text field to any collection and then connect a rich text element to that field in the settings panel. Voila!

How to customize formatting for each rich text

Headings, paragraphs, blockquotes, figures, images, and figure captions can all be styled after a class is added to the rich text element using the "When inside of" nested selector system.

INSPIRATION & MISSION

The color yellow

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.

 

Our vision

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.

Our mission

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.

  • Positive collaboration via shared ideas
  • Creation of new solutions
  • Harnessing cognitive and cultural diversity
  • Constructive feedback
  • Strong focus and priority setting
  • Transparent communication
  • Alignment in values and roles
  • Valid contributions of all team members
  • ‍‍Flexibility for change
  • ‍Enthusiasm and joy at work

Our values

Our values sum up who we are, how we work, and what makes us special.

Commitment to being experts in our field

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.

Making a difference that lasts

During our programs we have concern for the practical applications in daily work and we use strategies that secure sustainable results.

Agile

We listen & learn from our clients, adapt to their needs and adjust our programs based on what’s happening around us.

Enthusiastic

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.

Let us put some Yellow in your world!

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YELLOW TEAM

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.  

 

We make your teamwork work!

Meet our professionals

Marianne Slotboom, founder of Yellow

Marianne Slotboom, Founder of Yellow

High-Performance Teams & Leadership

In 2015, Marianne founded Yellow with the aim to contribute to the need for more inspirational and practical training that makes a real difference in the effectiveness of teamwork. In a digital world, the new challenge is that highly skilled innovators, entrepreneurs and critical thinkers are able to work together in a constructive and agile way in order to make organizations and our society more successful.

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As a trainer with a background in management consulting, she is experienced in working in stressful environments and companies that span locations and cultures. She is convinced that workplaces can be more fun if people are able to work together in an inspirational way, using constructive feedback and creativity to build high-performance teams.

Born in Rotterdam, Marianne first came to Barcelona in 1998, chasing her dream to live in an exciting Mediterranean metropolis. Her mission is to offer practical, facilitative training sessions that make a real and immediate difference in the participants and companies she works with.

She is licensed in Social and Organizational Psychology from Leiden University, with a postgraduate degree in Business Administration and Organizational Strategy from Erasmus University, the Netherlands. She is also certified in proven methodologies, such as transactional analysis, Ned Herrmann (HBDI), NLP, the case study methodology, transformational coaching, competence focused interviewing and problem solving by RCI.

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 Vos, team member of Yellow

Jacobus "Koos" Vos

Neuroleadership & Communication

Koos is a consultant, international trainer and speaker, accredited user of LIFO and DISC, member of the AECOP coaching association.

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He currently works as an associate professor at EADA and IESE in Barcelona and gives training within companies for managers, executives, businessmen and entrepreneurs.

He is the developer of the physical coaching model TRIP,  together with movement artist Helena Lizari.

He studied at the University of Amsterdam, after which he also followed a professional acting training. This combination of academic foundation and artistic background, form the base of his personal, playful and enthusiastic approach.  
Koos was born in The Netherlands and moved to Spain at the age of 35, following his Spanish wife back to her roots. Since than he has lived more than 15 years abroad in which period his daughter Nora was born.

His passion is experiential learning followed by challenging questions in order to evoke a real and visible change at the individual, team and organizational levels.  Clients describe his style as inspirational, dynamic, and practical.

He works every year with clients and participants of at least 40 different countries of the world and he just loves that.

Alejandra Sanchez, team member of Yellow

Alejandra Sánchez Yagüe

Mindfulness & Executive Coaching

Alejandra is a consultant, international trainer and speaker, accredited teacher of the MBSR (Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction) Program of the University of Massachusetts Medical School, co-active coach PCC-CPCC and NLP Practitioner.

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She currently works as an academic collaborator at the University of Barcelona, UNED, IED, IE and Financial Times and gives training within companies for managers, executives, businessmen and entrepreneurs.

She is the Director of the MBSR Program at the University of Barcelona and of the advanced Mindfulness courses for the MBI (Mindfulness Based Interventions) Practitioners.

Alejandra is the Founder and Director of Mindtraining.

She studied Law in Madrid and has worked in Madrid, Barcelona, Luxembourg, France and Belgium, where she has been working as a legal advisor and consultant.

Alejandra was born in Venezuela and moved to Spain at the age of 12. Since than she has traveled extensively throughout Europe,  America,  Africa and Asia and has lived more than 20 years abroad.

Her passion is to evoke deep transformation at the individual, team and organizational levels. Clients describe her style as conscious, reliable, transforming and oriented to results.

She currently works with clients in Spain, Europe, Latin America, Australia and the United States and loves to work in a multicultural environment.

Carlos Santin, team member of Yellow

Carlos Santín

High-performing Teams & Time Management

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.

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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.