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Empowering the growth of diverse Leadership

Hustle & Heart Consultancy

Culture & Leadership Development Agency

Hustle & Heart Consultancy is a Culture & Leadership development agency that helps organizations develop and retain their high-performing talent. Our work sits at the intersection of Talent, Culture, and Diversity & Inclusion Strategy.

Companies that are diverse, equitable, and inclusive are better able to respond to challenges, win top talent, and meet the needs of different customer bases.”

McKinsey

We support organisations

Develop. Retain. Inspire. Talent

WHAT WE DO

We focus on supporting you with your long-term diversity and inclusion strategies. Creating a culture of belonging with the result of retaining your high performing talent. 

HOW WE DO IT

Through leadership development programs and curated events, we humanize the people and simplify the solutions for challenges faced by leaders and team in corporate environments.

We have worked with:

Areas of Expertise

Together with a team of experts, Hustle & Heart designs custom programs to help organizations develop and retain their most important asset: their people. Companies that get their diverse people development and retention strategy right are the future business leaders.

Our overall goal is to support organizations to create a more engaged, loyal, inclusive and productive workplace.

Meet the Founder

Shenin Lebrun

Born in Amsterdam with Surinamese roots, Shenin Lebrun epitomizes resilience. After university, she joined Nike and ascended to become the EMEA Marketplace Director in her 18-year tenure.

In 2021, Shenin founded Hustle & Heart Consultancy, aiding companies, such as ABN AMRO Bank, Nike, PwC , Deloitte, AKQA and Lululemon, in valuing top-tier talent and growing diverse Leadership.

With over 16 years of corporate experience, Shenin‘s work sits at the intersection of Talent, Culture, and Diversity & Inclusion strategy. In 2023 Shenin made it onto the final list and is recognized as one of the FUTR150 people by Startupbootcamp! FUTR150 is a list showcasing the world’s 150 most influential visionaries, leaders and entrepreneurs, who are shaping the future and making an impact.

A multifaceted entrepreneur, Shenin is also a mentor, a TEDx speaker, a women’s leadership advocate, and a devoted mother to Zohra-Lisa.

Services

FOR YOUR ORGANIZATION

If you want to stop talking about achieving a culture of belonging investing in employee development and finally see it become a reality, we can make it happen. 

Facts & Figures

23%

Gender Pay Gap:
Unadjusted gap of the median pay for Women vs, the median pay for men for all roles.

Ravio

63%

of employees who quit their jobs cited a lack of advancement opportunities as their primary reason for leaving.

85%

of global employees are not engaged or are actively disengaged.

2.5x

Diverse companies earn 2.5x higher cash flow per employee. Inclusive teams are over 35% more productive. Diverse teams make better decisions 87% of the time. 

44%

A significant gap of 44% is seen when comparing the share of women in senior contributor positions to the share of men, on average.

0.4%

Just 25 of the 5,670 (0.4%) board seats in the Fortune 500 are held by openly LGBTQ+ directors. Of the 25 seats only two are held by LGBTQ+ people of color. 

Our mentoring program is suited for professionals who are looking for purpose finding, guidance, connections, big picture planning and tough love. We also help entrepreneurs who are busy building their business or side project and would like to have a sparring partner. From start to finish, our programs will help you transform your dreams and career goals into reality: success as you define it.

Testimonials

The Nike EMEA Women’s Network has been collaborating with Hustle & Heart Consultancy for over 2 years for multiple types of sessions on personal branding, public speaking and unstuck sessions. We love Shenin’s way of working: her professionalism and talent for public speaking, her openness during the sessions and her ability to bring the audience on a smooth journey to discover the areas they want to improve and get ready for the future. 

As a trainer, Shenin always strives for women to discover their strengths and be confident to talk about them. She is not afraid to discuss tough topics and blockers during the process, and she does this with grace. She makes people feel at ease by sharing her own story and experiences and this sets the tone for the group.

Each time Shenin took the stage for internal sessions of the Nike women’s network; the group left with so much energy and enthusiasm. Thank you Shenin!

Nike EMEA

Lululemon Lift Our Voices (LOV) provides a safe space for BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color) employees to connect, gather, and share their stories, struggles & successes.

Hustle & Heart understands the social climate of modern society, and in partnership with Lululemon, we take pride in facilitating monthly online sessions that provide a safe, open environment for members of the Lululemon BIPOC community across EMEA to ground themselves, to meet with & commune with their fellow colleagues.

Lululemon EMEA

We organized a lunch session with Shenin on Personal Branding and loved it! Despite having only 1.5 hours, Shenin gave us a concise overview of Personal Branding, created a safe space to discuss the topic with each other and gave us practical pointers that we could take back to our day to work. What worked well for our group was that she brought a lot of energy, examples from her own careerpath and a structured method to ‘tackle’ a topic such as Personal Branding. If you’re looking for someone who can do all that and is a pleasant person to work with, we would highly recommend her!

ABN AMRO