28. Tim Benniks: From Music & Nursing to Director of Web Development
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Today Lauren chats with Tim Benniks, who is the Director of Web Development at a global digital agency, Valtech. 

Growing up, Tim’s passion was music. And he pursued it until deciding to train to become a nurse. Tim is personable and empathetic and felt that nursing was the right fit but eventually dropped out of his nursing program when the healthcare system in The Netherlands dramatically changed. He discovered then that he wanted to be able to do creative things and began tinkering and building websites on the side. Eventually, he decided to join an ad agency, which led him to Paris, where he worked with L’Oreal and helped guide their e-commerce and online brand presence. 

In today’s episode, Tim shares his philosophy on the importance of having patience in the workplace and encourages listeners to know what motivates them before seeking their next promotion. 

Resources

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Valtech’s Tech Girl Event 

Tim’s Website 

Tim’s YouTube Channel 

The Culture Map by Erin Myer

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