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…

HERE and NOW (part 1)

After the great feedback on our last Blog Trilogy (Two thumbs), I decided to continue this Blog format on another topic which can be a pitfall…TIME ! In the next month, we will be launching the Hercules Academy and our Corporate wellbeing programs in New York and New Jersey and therefore we will start with a…

TWO THUMBS (part three) KIDS

A month ago I had the chance to have a meet ‘n greet  with one of the leading authors on brain train and how to unlock your mental potential, Professor Dr.  Theo  Compernolle. During our chit chat moment we talked about a healthy way to deal with our connectivity (see two thumbs one) and also about…

TWO THUMBS (part two)

KIDS AND CARS Two weeks ago I had the chance to have a meet ‘n greet with one of the leading authors on brain train and how to unlock your mental potential, Professor Dr. Theo Compernolle. During our chit chat moment we talked about a healthy way to deal with our connectivity (see two thumbs one) and…

TWO THUMBS (part one)

  Last week, I had the chance to have a meet & greet  with one of the leading authors on brain train and how to unlock your mental potential, Professor Dr.  Theo  Compernolle. During our chit chat moment we talked about  a healthy way to deal with our connectivity and also about  kids and cars. Connected…

Multi…(bleep…bleep)…tasking

Let me get straight to the point: Do away with multitasking. Multitasking is detrimental to your productivity, and it increases your risk of a burn-out. This is what Neuropsychiatrist Theo Compernolle states in an interview with Belgian magazine Eos-Psyche & Brain. What is the main reason for the human brain not to be able to multitask? “Our…

JUMP FOR JOY

Jumping for JOY is an act of extreme happiness. After 3 years of exhilarating moments while managing the Hercules Academy and coaching companies, organisations and individuals in corporate wellbeing, I would like to share some thoughts with you. Consider it as a New Year’s resolution. On several occasions during our individual and group coaching sessions, I noticed that people…

Hercules Trophy Antwerp launched

We’re proud to announce the very first edition of the Hercules Trophy in Antwerp, Belgium, on 21 May 2016. The Hercules Trophy will be organized in collaboration with the City of Antwerp,Voka-Flemish Chamber of Commerce Antwerp-Waasland and Port of Antwerp Giants. The trendy, recently renewed site of Park Spoor Noord in the centre of Antwerp will…

7 things that will happen when you start doing planks

One of the most inspiring blogs on lifestyle and productivity nowadays is LifeHack. For our team it’s a very useful source for tips to help improve all aspects of our lives. One of their bloggers, Szabo Laszlo, an expert in nutrition, exercise and supplementation, posted an article on the effects of planking, on your physical and mental…

Hercules Trophy Belgium 2016

Here’s a note from your Hercules Trophy team to say “thank you”. Thank you for being a part of our experience and alsof for the massive response with enthusiastic e-mails and feedback. Today, the first videos were released on the Hercules Youtube channel. We have listened very carefully to your feedback on this year’s edition….

5 Ways to Combat a Professional Defeat

Some great tips by Brian Hamilton, chairman and cofounder of Sageworks. “For entrepreneurs, being discouraged from time to time comes with the territory. In fact, it’s virtually part of the job description. Entrepreneurship is filled with both peaks and valleys, but the valleys feel like someone has literally trounced on your body…while they were carrying…