Monthly Archives: October 2015

Meditation doesn’t only reduce stress, it also literally changes your brain

Originally posted on HERCULEAN, that's how I feel today:
Scientists gradually begin to understand the wholesomeness of meditation: more compassion, better quality of life and reduced levels of stress, depression, anxiety, pain or insomnia. The American neuroscientist Sara Lazar…

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If you really want to change the world

This one’s on my wishlist. Did anyone read the book already? Silicon Valley’s latest trend for creating new ventures is based on trial and error: test market needs with new product concepts and a minimum amount of capital, expect that … Continue reading

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Why The Annual Performance Review Is Going Extinct

Employees don’t need annual performance reviews to know how they stack up against their peers says Kris Duggan on FC.com. I couldn’t agree more. At Herculean, we believe in three simple things when it comes to building breakthrough teams. They are based on … Continue reading

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Shifting from Star Performer to Star Manager

“You’ve always been a high achiever—top of your class, captain of your sports teams, star performer at work. Now, you’re going to be managing a team of high-performers in a division of your company that everyone’s buzzing about. You’re confident … Continue reading

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Debut in Abu Dhabi

Another milestone achieved: “The most popular Corporate Games event, the Daman Hercules Trophy will now debut in Abu Dhabi at the Zayed Sports City Stadium on 13 February 2016. After a number of successful events in Dubai, the organisers of … Continue reading

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Wanna be in my team?

People in my team know what our mantra is to achieve our BHAG: Dream – Team – Focus – Network. To build a breakthrough TEAM, I keep nagging about three keywords: WOW, Open Communication and Cheer. Three powerful words from The Orange … Continue reading

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How to Turn a Bad Day Around

Nice post on Harvard Business Review linked with The Happiness Advantage (people who start off happy are more likely to succeed; people who start off unhappy are more likely to fail). Reminder to self: ask Santa Claus to deliver me … Continue reading

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