American Cancer Society Hercules Trophy

Press Release: NEW YORK, NY, May 25th, 2016 – Hercules Trophy, the super-charged inter-company sporting team day that builds camaraderie, embraces networking and promotes company loyalty is pleased to announce that we have deepened the partnership with the American Cancer Society and renamed our Hercules Trophy US to the American Cancer Society Hercules Trophy. “As…

Hercules Trophy US 2016 announced

It’s that time of the year again: we proudly announce the next Hercules Trophy in the US. September 28th it is! That’s 4 weeks earlier than last year and almost guarantees perfect weather. And there’s even more amazing news: Hercules Trophy and American Cancer Society joined forces and we renamed the coolest corporate team challenge to:…

Ambassadors Club Antwerp: programme

Many years ago, a few CEO’s started playing petanque at the Hercules Trophy, while enjoying some Ricard.  Over the years, it grew into the “World Championship CEO Petanque” where leaders of the participating companies and VIP’s come together to network in the Ambassadors Club, win points for the teams, enjoy good food and drinks and have…

Fan Friday: Safmarine Trophy

Safmarine is an international player in the market of container carriers. It focuses on trade from and to emerging markets in Africa and West Central Asia. Safmarine was founded in 1946 in South Africa. Safmarine always had strong ties to Africa. It really appreciates the African energy, people and vibrant culture. Embracing these roots led…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Inspire you – inspire me

In the past years of coaching several companies I noticed in some departments the risee of natural leaders and inspirational people during tough moments. Corporate or team values are important for each one of us and especially to get a good focus on team spirit. Therefore I challenge each one of you to inspire yourself by seeking a…

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…