Moody Monday: 3 Ways to encourage teamwork

Business problems these days are far too big for one person to tackle. A solid, agile team is far more valuable than a lone genius in solving problems. So why are we still rewarding the smartest people in the room rather than the ones who excel in teamwork? And with the smartest one we mean…

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…

Daman Hercules Trophy 2016

The Daman Hercules Trophy, the Middle East’s most popular corporate challenge event was organized for the sixth time at The Sevens Stadium in Dubai, February 6th 2016 and for the first time at Zayed Sports City in Abu Dhabi, February 13th 2016. 72 teams equaling over 550 participants, competed against each other. Executives and employees…

The Flair Games

For the first time Herculean and Flair Magazine team up to organize The Flair Games. From April to June five Flemish cities – Middelkerke, Aalst, Lier, Genk and Roeselare – will be transformed into one big Flair jungle. Teams of 3 to 5 female friends will compete in an active battle, full of playful challenges. A crazy obstacle course,…

Herculean partner: Jane Sloan!

Jane Sloan is the Sponsorship and Sales director at Promoseven Sports Marketing. Being the Middle-East’s leading sports marketing company, Promoseven truly believes in the power of sport as a marketing tool. Promoseven organizes several big events in Dubai every year. These are just a few examples: Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships, Emirates Airline Dubai Rugby Sevens and of…

If you train hard

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

About persistence

“Persistence can change failure into extraordinary achievement”

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…