Hercules Projects to launch own website

It has been going on for a while, but we have kept it under the radar: Herculean also develops and organises bespoke active events via Hercules Projects. We combine our knowledge from Hercules Trophy and Hercules Academy to come to a unique concept. With only a few weeks to go before the new year, we thought…

Now is the time to plan your next team event!

There’s no better time to start planning your fall teambuilding activity than in the midst of winter. Whether you’re looking to increase overall employee performance, trying to boost cooperation within and across your teams, increasing job satisfaction amongst employees (which sharply increases employee retention rates), or trying to get all noses in the right direction,…

Am I heading for a Burn-Out? Part 3

More and more, today’s state of mind is one of working until you drop. Feeling tired or plain unhealthy, is taboo. You’ve got to finish your work first, right? As soon as our career becomes our first priority, we start to neglect our health. No wonder that we’re fueling a burn-out driven society. Instead of easing off…

Energy doesn’t lie

In a recent post on Harvard Business Review, Dr. Wayne Baker elaborates on the impact of energy on work performance: “The More You Energize Your Coworkers, the Better Everyone Performs“. Everywhere we go, we “catch” energy through our interactions with people – something Dr. Wayne Baker and his colleagues Bradley Owens, Dana Sumpter and Kim…

Ways to get more energy

Staring out the window, longing for a break? Does the sweet summer sun drain you of your energy? We’ve all had our ups and downs in terms of feeling energized, but it doesn’t have to be that way. Just a few tips can seriously jack up your overall feeling of vitality. Granted, not everyone’s made…

The headache of organizing a Family Day

Are you familiar with the organization of the yearly Family Day? Does the thought alone already cause stress? You’re not the only one! Setting up a well-organized company or family day typically takes tons of time and energy indeed. Neither of which is a commodity you’ve got too much of. The process is more than just time…

Moody Monday: manage your energy

The demands of the workplace keep rising; people tend to respond by working longer hours which lead to huge amounts of stress and in extreme situations to burn-outs. People take for granted what fuels their work: energy. Increasing their capacity of energy is the best way to meet these increasing demands. The definition of energy…

Why more than a third of Middle East employees can’t concentrate at work

The average office worker gets interrupted or distracted every three minutes. This interruption comes from colleagues, one of the 204 million emails sent per minute (which we check 30x every hour) or one of the eight windows open on your computer. All these distractions really make it difficult for all of us to be productive. According…

Corporate wellbeing is not a band-aid

Have you noticed it? There’s definitely a new, positive trend in the field of Human Resources: Companies are taking employee wellbeing more seriously since some time now. It’s good to see that a lot of organisations are trying to figure out the right solution to combat rising health issues. So far the good news. The sad…

Tip of the day: Healthy exercise

Fun is priority The fun-factor is always priority. Exercise is something that you should like to do. ‘Cause something you like to do, you do more often. That’s why it’s good to search for a kind of exercise that suits you, it doesn’t matter how small it may be. In this way you are more…