Knowledge of each other’s cultures – and awareness of one’s own – are essential requirements for cooperation between cultures.

Saskia Maarse writes, blogs and talks about Dutch culture in both business and social life. In her blogs and talks she uncovers the origins of deep-rooted Dutch characteristics. Saskia also reveals what we can learn from and about other cultures – in areas like communication, leadership and behaviour.

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Tutti frutti

What is it like being an entrepreneur in The Netherlands – if your roots are in another country? And what are the differences between doing business in The Netherlands and, for exemple, in America, Morocco, Brazil or United Kingdom. Colourful entrepreneurs answer these questions in Tutti frutti, a book written in two languages (Dutch/English) about entrepreneurs of various nationalities and backgrounds who turned their dreams into reality in The Netherlands.

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Author and speaker of the book Tutti frutti:
Saskia Maarse | Studio Odijk.
You can purchase the book via our webshop.

New book


Below sea level
In Below sea level Saskia Maarse shows how contemporary Dutch culture is seen by other nationalities and cultures.

Publication 24 April 2017
Read more about the book Below sea level