The link between leadership and sleep

A lot of business leaders admit that they don’t get enough sleep at least four nights a week. A recent article in Harvard Business Review by Nick van Dam (McKinsey) and sleep expert Els van der Helm explores the link between sleep and leadership. It also offers a few solutions to improve both individual well-being and…

Launching well-being programme and new values for Voka

Employee retention is probably one of the biggest challenges HR managers face nowadays. But sometimes pragmatic solutions can pop up just by doing. The Chamber of Commerce in Flemish Brabant (Voka), Belgium, is one of those organisations that understands the value of people. Keeping talented employees by motivating them, cherishing their well-being and stimulate their…

We’re in. How about you?

Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 1 October 2018: Dubai Fitness Challenge (DFC) – the flagship fitness initiative by His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Executive Council launched last year, will now return on 26 October and run for a full 30 days through…

Are you a Pink Lady? 12 reasons why you should become one!

The Pink Ladies Games support Pink Caravan to raise awareness on breast cancer in the UAE. We also inspire women to lead a more active lifestyle and are one of the initiatives during the Dubai Fitness Challenge. For Active Women Who Care. 12 reasons why should you join Because it’s a team effort Because it’s ladies…

Pink Ladies Games Abu Dhabi: the battles

Hercules Trophy UAE and Promoseven Sports Marketing are launching the Pink Ladies Games for the first year in Abu Dhabi and for a third year running in Dubai. Unusual and active challenges designed for women by women will unite a variety of different cultures and ages as they embark on an energetic morning with six core…

Announcing the 6 battles for PLG Dubai

Hooray! The 6 battles for the Pink Ladies Games in Dubai (2nd November) are here. On 2nd November 2018, the ladies will battle it out in the following challenges at the Sheraton Beach Resort: Flip It  Kayaking Caterpillar  Pétanque  Poly Volley  Fitness4Life challenge  Are the 6 battles 2018 totally up your lane? More info on uae.pinkladiesgames.com. No…

DXB Fit Day with ACWA Power

By the end of 2017, Herculean received an interesting request from a company named ACWA Power. The challenge ACWA Power gave, was to come up with a proposal to help employees live more by the definition of their ‘People’ value. All while achieving a new level of togetherness for the organisation and getting to know each…

4 reasons why most wellbeing programs fail

The alarming increase of burn-out cases and the general rise of awareness of corporate wellbeing has led a lot of organisations to implement a wellbeing program. Yet, as these programs are relatively new, a lot of them still lack in maturity and in corporate knowledge. A lot of wellbeing programs are based on individual coaching programs, without…

The next challenges are all about ponies, balls and obstacles

We’ve only just announced the first three Herculean labours, and here are the following three already! So if you didn’t find your piece of cake yet in the Telenet Business Sky Climb, Lazer Clay Shooting or the Suzuki Swift Reverse Driving, then you certainly will now. And whether you’re participating in Antwerp, Mechelen or Leuven:…

The best stress relieving apps

Can apps help countering stress and increase our wellbeing? If you ask Ann de Bisschop, then she will tell you absolutely! In her book “Aftellen naar maandag” –Count down to Monday– the Director Corporate Identity and Well-being of Medialaan (now News City) shares her thoughts with her readers. We tested some of them and we’re…

Second Herculean labour Belgium 2018

“There is no excellence in archery without great labour”, Maurice Thompson once said. And great labour is what the Hercules Trophy is all about! Besides: It’s 2018, you can pick up a laser gun as well to prove your steady hand and hawk-eye? At least if you participate in the Hercules Trophy in Antwerp, Mechelen…