Ten years ago, I was a professional poker player.


Every day I was optimizing my decisions based on data and human behavior.

"In this situation, what is my best play with Ace-King?"


I don’t play poker anymore, but I am still passionate about psychology and numbers.

My background in Behavioral Science gave me the theoretical understanding of human behavior. In my Data & Analytics career I have experienced how this works in practice.

Also, I've learned that 85% of analytics projects fail (Gartner). Often, the main challenge is not data or technology. It's psychology.

As a Data professional, you may have the best insights. The most accurate predictions. The fanciest algorithm. 

But all the matters, is business outcomes. 

And if you can't communicate your work, your impact is limited. 

In the last years, I've helped 1,200+ professionals through training and coaching.

I use a human-centric approach to help companies get the best out their data opportunities.

Through my training programs Data & Analytics professionals learn how to ask better questions, communicate with the business, and present their results with data storytelling.

In other words: Soft Skills for Hard Problems.


Data can be lucrative.

Just like Ace-King in poker.

However, if you don’t play it in the right way, it will only cost you money.


Curious how you can play data as a trump card in your



Let's plan a call to discuss your chances.

Gilbert Eijkelenboom

Founder MindSpeaking

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​I've founded the company MindSpeaking, because I'm on a mission to help 100,000 analytical thinkers improve their people skills. Analytical thinkers are smart people with good ideas. I believe all good inderdaad as need to be heard. 

What's in the name? 

MindSpeaking is about the 'Mind':

Our complex brain that we use to make decisions in life.

MindSpeaking is about 'Speaking':

We build relationships and express ideas by saying what's inside of us. 

MindSpeaking is about 'Speaking your Mind'.

We care about being honest, striving not to overthink and say what's on our mind.