Final labours for Antwerp 2018

Today we announce the final 6 challenges for the Hercules Trophy in Antwerp 2018! Flip It Eliminator F1 Tyre Change Giant Table Soccer Brain Labour CEO Pétanque Flip It An absolute Herculean Classic, no need to explain it to our veterans. If you missed it: this Labour requires a lot of teamwork. The concept is…

Work hard and be happy. Or isn’t it?

How do I become successful? How do I achieve more success? Everyone of us thought about these questions at least once. The answer usually lies in the general consensus ‘by working hard -or harder’. There is unfortunately, not much truth to that obvious and commonly accepted answer. In a humorous and inspiring TED Talk of 12…

Pink Ladies Games go global

After two fabulous editions of the Pink Ladies Games in Dubai and 12 editions of the Ladies Games in Belgium, we’re now more than ready to take the concept to the next level. So what is it? The Pink Ladies Games is a brand new experience for active women who care. Our aim is to…

What if you could make your sleep more efficient?

Getting a good night’s sleep is key to your health, that much we all know. But just how important is it? And is all sleep the same? Sleep scientist Dan Gartenberg sheds light on the subject in an intriguing TED Talk. His opening statement says it all. We’ve been neglecting our natural sleep cycle for the…

Personality types: Insights Discovery

These personality types are based on Jungian psychology; it uses a four-colour model to highlight key personality preferences and associated behaviours. Insight Discovery is a highly popular tool within businesses, seeing as how it can be used for individual or group development as it raises self-awareness, improves communication, decision-making and performance. The personality test involves…

Personality types: MBTI

The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) helps people to get to know themselves better. This tool is often used as a method to find personal preferences. The MBTI includes 16 personality types, all based on 4 characteristics of preference. This indicator was made by Katharine Cook Briggs and her daughter Isabel Briggs Myers. It starts from…

Hercules Trophy now launches Economy rates

Hercules Trophy, the world’s coolest teambuilding festival, is no longer a privilege for large companies who have set aside a considerable budget for teambuilding. In the past few years, we noticed a steep increase in information requests on the Hercules Trophy from companies and organisations with smaller budgets. They too it seems, would like to…

Healthy salad in a jar

Looking for a tasty, yet healthy alternative for your lunch? If you’d like it to be handy as well, we’ve got just the thing for you! A salad in a jar is not only practical, but can be entirely fine tuned to your personal preferences too. Our favorite recipe is the following: For the yoghurt…

OM Partners’ view on Corporate Wellbeing

How do you attract and retain excellent people? How do you keep team spirit high and where does the Hercules Trophy come in? OM Partners, one of our newest fans, explains it all in 12 Herculean questions.   Who is OM Partners?   “OM Partners is a Belgian software and consulting company that delivers Supply…

Barbara Torfs!

Barbara Torfs has been working as Marketing Communications Director for 21 years at the family owned business Schoenen Torfs, alongside CEO Wouter Torfs. In the past years, she’s been mainly contributing to the digital innovation and transformation of the retail company. Next to that, the ‘Fit@Torfs’ wellbeing programme grew to being one of her priorities. Her…