Wakey Wakey, Rise and Shine! The benefits of waking up early.

Waking up early has something magical. The fresh smell of the air in the morning, the fresh breeze in your face and the silence, makes it that way. It gives you a feeling of freedom and freshness. If you would tell me a year ago to wake up every morning at 6.30am, I would kindly…

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…

Herculean MC: Erika Van Tielen

This year’s Hercules Trophy Master of Ceremony in Belgium will be a familiar face for last year’s participants: Erika Van Tielen . She won’t be alone though. Her (male) companion will be announced next week. This is Erika in action while interviewing Minister Kris Peeters last year: Erika was born in 1983. Both of her parents specialized in languages, hence her…

If you train hard

“If you train hard, you’ll not only be hard, you’ll be hard to beat”

Win if you can

“Win if you can, lose if you must, but never quit”