Hercules Trophy Vlaams-Brabant: first labours!

After our 20th anniversary celebrations at Hercules Trophy Mechelen, we can’t wait to once again bring the party to Leuven. Because in six weeks – on the 28th of September – there’s the Hercules Trophy Vlaams-Brabant. This edition will be organised together with VOKA- Kamer van Koophandel Vlaams-Brabant in the Provinciedomein of Kessel-lo. Prepare yourselves to face the great teams of Ninatrans, IMEC, UCLL, Business Markers, Easylife, JAVA Coffee, Datacamp and many more.

Hercules Trophy Mechelen 2019: What was all that!?

Last June we organised the 20th edition of the Hercules Trophy Mechelen and we had hoped to create one for the record books. And guess what, we did! It was a party to never forget: wonderful weather, crazy atmosphere, smashing performances but above all: amazing Herculeans.

Exercising tops money for more happiness

It is commonly known that money mostly makes life easier, but won’t necessarily make you happier. Researchers from the Yale and Oxford universities state to have proven that exercising has a greater contribution to mental health than your financial status. The research that has been published in The Lancet, investigated more than 1,2 billion Americans about their mental and physical health.

Interactive Employee Engagement Index: live!

On International Happiness Day 2019, we launched our very own Employee Engagement Survey. Free and anonymous. Thousands of people did the test. 2 months later, we are proud to announce the interactive index. On top of the index, we also developped a mini guide you can use to improve employee engagement.

Breaking: final 3 labours of Hercules Trophy Mechelen!

To complete the package: here are the final 3 labours of the Hercules Trophy Mechelen 2019. It is a tradition to announce that once again our ‘Worldchampionships’ Cxo Petanque will take place at our 20th anniversary of the Trophy. The title of Penultimate labour goes to SUP, one water fanatics will look forward to. And the last one is a true whopper! The brand-new Caterpillar 5 will be a challenge for all teams.

How to be happy (the Finnish way)

Finns rank very high when it comes to measuring the level of happiness with their everyday lives. Here are 3 insights on how Finns experience Happiness.

Customer delight thanks to employee engagement, not the other way around.

A lot of organisations are already familiar with the customer-service tool β€˜Net Promotor Score (NPS)’. More and more companies use this indicator to examine customer loyalty and the extent to which customers would recommend their company to others. Additionally, it connects the customer feedback with the right people within the organisation. Afterwards, they proudly present the results of the level of customer loyalty with their audience. In this way, they think it brings them full circle, but they overlook the fact that this circle actually begins internally. Yes, with your own workforce.

Are you happy@work?

According to Gallup, 87% of employees worldwide are not engaged at work. How about you?

How to avoid burn-outs and loneliness among remote workers

Remote workers and flexi-jobs are no longer the exceptions to the rule. In the past few years, more and more companies offer their employees more flexibility in the shape of working from home. In fact, Jennifer Moss – the bestselling and award-winning author of Unlocking Happiness at Work – reveals that a recent study in…