Erik Smithuis (1969) is a leading entrepreneur and speaker in the field of entrepreneurship and personal leadership. For over 15 years he is fascinated by the principles behind business and personal success.
In 2003 he founded ICM Education and Training, together with Harry-Peter Roefs. ICM is now one of the 5 g ro Otste institutes in the Netherlands in the areas of leadership, management and communication. It offers more than 170 programs in the business market, in both the profit and non-profit sector (www.icm.nl ).
In addition, Erik Smithuis in 2006 founded the nonprofit organization 4YoungPeople that talent development programs and offers seminars for young professionals aged 20 to 35 years ( www.4youngpeople.nl ).
His personal style is enterprising, creative, committed and professional. Many people have attended recent years, seminars, workshops and lectures, and have been inspired by his message to follow your dreams and talents. Personal Leadership
Personal leadership is personal development. How do people come to performances, how they deal with challenges and how can all of us evolve.
At home and abroad have visited Erik Smithuis the best teachers and their knowledge and wisdom taken her. For personal development provides not only career development, but also greatly affect all other areas of life, from material things to relational development and physical health to spirituality.
Practical and inspiring way he shares his knowledge and insight in the field of personal leadership. Already thousands of people he addressed.
In 2010, after seeing Over de Streep (Cross The Line) on television, Erik came to the United States to learn about Challenge Day. He volunteered at one of the schools and was so moved by what he experienced, he founded Be the Change Nederland, which offers Challenge Day's personal growth workshops across The Netherlands.