“Visibility: that which makes us the most vulnerable is also the source of our greatest strength”
I have been featured in more than 500 interviews in 10 countries over the past 20 years. Many of these publications were in Dutch or other ‘weird’ languages such as Afrikaans, Portuguese, Spanish or German. You’ll find the publications in English below. As a journalist “I also wrote hundreds of newspaper and magazine articles.
“You are a producer’s dream. Your interview has the richness and complexity
(as well as lots of information) that we aim for in the show.”
Jane Beresford, producer Tropical MBA podcast
How Esther went from Knight to outcast by friction with the Dutch government is used as an example in the book ‘FRICTION: The Untapped Force That Can Be Your Most Powerful Advantage‘ by Roger Dooley, published by McGraw Hill. May 9th, 2019.
‘Social Media and Personal Branding with Esther Jacobs‘. Wellpreneuronline.com Podcast, August 13th, 2018.
‘Trusting your Intuition for Possibilities in Travel‘. TransformViaTravel.com, June 1st 2018.
Work Smart, Play Hard – The Digital Nomad Lifestyle. Esther is mentioned as a source of inspiration being the first Dutch Digital Nomad. ForTheLoveOfBranding.com, March 27th 2018.
Real estate in Amsterdam Esther shares her experiences and tips in the 80/20 Investing show by David Schneider (author of the bestselling book The 80/20 Investor ) and Angela Matthews (founder and marketing director of the Happy Investor Method). April 14th, 2017.
“How I got fired from my country for traveling too much” featured in TMBA’s year review. Dec 2016
Book recommendation of the Digital Nomad book in Das Produktkulturmagazin, Ausgabe Q3 2016 / The Produktkulturmagazin, issue Q3 2016.
‘Digital nomad lifestyle and presentation in Florianopolis‘ in the Brazilian newspaper Dário Catarinense (in Portuguese), July 8th 2016.
Exxon Mobil’s EMRA’ A hosts inspiring workshop. Qatar Tribune. May 11th 2015.
Excuses lady urges women to stay focussed. Qatar Tribune. May 8th 2015.
‘No excuses lady’ to mentor women at EO event. Article about Esther as mentor at EO event in Qatar. Tribune News Network, Doha, Qatar. May 5th, 2015.
Virtual Assistants available wordwide 24/7. Esther Jacobs tips on working withVirtual Assistants. Secretary Plus Magazine. June 2013
Giving is the new having Column in VCV Magazine. December 2012
Show off! Column in VCV Magazine. July 2012
Make your weakness your greatest strength Column in VCV Magazine. February 2012
Entrepeneurs to watch out for in Amsterdam, Netherlands Blog at Directly.me about Esther Jacobs. February 2012
33 entrepreneurs who make this world a better place by IDEAMENSCH. I am honored to be in this list! January 11th 2012
No Excuses! speech at TEDxCuracao December 3rd 2011
Column ‘What is real?’ in VCV Magazine. November 2011
Nothing’s Impossible-Inspiring Stories that Prove It My motivational story has been published in this American book. August 2011
Letting go… VCV magazine, March 2011
Radio interview on “The Way of the Toddler” show about my no excuses mentality, Toginet Radio, November 9th 2010
Coins for Care, or how I raised $25 million for charity Published as a chapter of the Power of Philanthropy book, November 2010
‘Six secrets for living your dream life’ Published as a chapter of The Speaker Anthology Book, October 2010
What is your dream? VCV magazine, November 2010
Presentation of Casual Friday (English radio show for Amsterdam’s ex-pat community) on Amsterdam FM, October 29th and December 3rd 2010
Guest on the Casual Friday (English radio show for Amsterdam’s ex-pat community) on Amsterdam FM, September 24th 2010
365 holidays a year! Column for VCV magazine, July 2010
Interview about ‘Survivor’ and ‘no excuses mentality’ on ‘Read my lips with Bonnie D. Graham aka RadioRed on BlogTalkRadio, July 19th 2010
Interview about the 5 weirdest travel destinations on www.nodebtworldtravel.com, July 19th 2010
Budget Travel Tips from the NO EXCUSES lady from the Netherlands on Positively Parenting site. July 2010
Interview on Lisa Wexler Radio Show (US) about weird travel destinations, June 4th 2010
Interview on Body ‘N Wellness show (CKFM Alberta Radio Canada) about ‘NO EXCUSES!’ mentality. May 20th 2010
Interview on The Bob Cudmore Radio Show, New York, about ‘NO EXCUSES!’ mentality. May 19th 2010
Twittering Twits? Column for VCV magazine, January 2010
Everything is possible if you really want it. Antwerp Gazette, Belgium, December 1st 2009
If you really want something, there’s no excuse Sante Magazine, November 2009
This is the end of my quest Het Parool, November 30 2009
Dreaming of a better world on Esther’s charity work. Nyenrode Now! Winter 2006