Q&A with Color and Style Consultant Maud Janssen

Leading up to our upcoming monthly meeting on ‘Reinvigoration & Reinvention: Color Your Life,’ we’re featuring a Q&A with Maud Janssen, a color and Style consultant working for the British company House of Colour.  The Q&A is modeled on the Proust Questionnaire, designed to reveal insights into the respondent’s personality.

Learn about how finding the right colors that suit you can present a positive and empowering image and give you confidence to reach your full potential. at our meeting this Thursday, January 11. Register for the meeting here!

Maud JanssenWhat is your idea of perfect happiness?

Spending time with my family in a sunny place, not having to run somewhere afterwards.

What is your greatest fear?

Not being loved.

What is your current state of mind?


What do you consider the most overrated virtue?

Piety. I respect people being religious, but don’t like to be convinced to believe as well.

What or who is the greatest love of your life?

My kids.

When and where were you happiest?

In Spain, when we lived there, loved the Mediterranean life!

Which talent would you most like to have?

Be a good singer.

What do you consider your greatest achievement?

Building up my own business doing what I love to do.

What is your most treasured possession?

My silver jewelry pieces.

What do you most value in your friends?

Listen and make me laugh.

Which book do you think is a must-read for women?

Read so many good books, but don’t have a must-read, sorry!

Who are your heroes in real life?

My husband and kids.

What is your motto?

In life: ‘Try to gather as many beautiful memories as you can in life.’ In work: ‘Life is too short to wear boring clothes.’

What does FEW mean to you?

A group of inspirational women who want to learn from other women.

When have you have felt most empowered?

When giving birth.


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Published on 24th June 2018

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Published on 24th June 2018

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Published on 7th June 2018

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Published on 6th June 2018

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Published on 5th June 2018