Talents and teamwork are key in sailing and in the workplace

Over the last weeks New York has been spoiled with some great sailing events.  There was the America’s Cup World Series, which returned to New York for the first time in almost a century. Racing for this iconic Trophy was held off New York from 1870 to 1920 for the first 13 challenges – with…

American Cancer Society Hercules Trophy

Press Release: NEW YORK, NY, May 25th, 2016 – Hercules Trophy, the super-charged inter-company sporting team day that builds camaraderie, embraces networking and promotes company loyalty is pleased to announce that we have deepened the partnership with the American Cancer Society and renamed our Hercules Trophy US to the American Cancer Society Hercules Trophy. “As…

Total Ranking Antwerp

The first Hercules Trophy in Antwerp on 21 May was a hit! 100 corporate teams competed against each other in 12 awesome challenges, supported by their families and colleagues. After the activities, it was time for some serious celebration: the party featuring Nexuz, One Pack, Makasi. The winner of the Antwerp edition was DEME, closely…

Hercules Trophy US 2016 announced

It’s that time of the year again: we proudly announce the next Hercules Trophy in the US. September 28th it is! That’s 4 weeks earlier than last year and almost guarantees perfect weather. And there’s even more amazing news: Hercules Trophy and American Cancer Society joined forces and we renamed the coolest corporate team challenge to:…

USA are you ready?

Hey Herculeans, next week we will announce the new Hercules Trophy date and very very very exciting news. Watch this space and start challenging all your friends to participate in the next edition. Hercules Trophy takes it to the next level! Were you living on another planet the past years and don’t know what the Hercules…

21 April: Secretary’s Day

April 21st is the day Belgium celebrates the secretaries/personal assistants -or whatever name you have invented for the lady who is your beacon in the corporate jungle. Because secretaries are essential to every company, it’s important to show your appreciation today. We will help 40 Hercules fans in Belgium with awesome gifts. If you received an e-mail, you can win….

Fan Friday: Adecco!

Adecco attended the Belgium Hercules Trophy for the first time in 2010 and they immediately became one of the very loyal participants. Loyal, upbeat and successful! In 2011 Adecco even won the HR Trophy in Belgium. The Adecco Group is the world’s leading provider of HR solutions with more than 32,000 employees and a network…

Fan Friday: Daman’s Evolve Staff Meeting

Daman Health Insurance is the region’s leading specialized health insurer, providing health insurance solutions to more than 2.8 million members in the UAE. The company has been the partner of choice for multiple important organizations and multinationals across the globe. Daman is the best suited partner in various industries including energy, aerospace, oil and gas, investments,…

Herculean Ambassador: Eddy Vinckier!

Also known as the trainer, manager, second father, coach, buddy, psychologist of Gella Vandecaveye. Eddy and Gella  trained every day for 6 hours, he traveled with her to tournaments around the world. He coached Gella for 16 years and even today they still work together. It’s rare to see coach and athlete working together for…

The Perfect Team

One of our most popular programs is the Perfect Team module. A lot of organisations are searching for the explanation of the dynamics behind a perfect team. Darren Shand, All Blacks Manager at New Zealand Rugby Union, explains some of this theory in his article on leadership lessons. In 2004, when Darren became manager of the All Blacks, the team was…