Talent & Leadership development
that lasts

Impactful outdoor experiences. Learn to lead yourself and others, guided by nature.
Disconnect | Learn | Act

Our Solutions

Team Development

Corona has forced you to work mostly online. We believe that teams can be effective in the virtual world, if they meet once in a while offline. We organize 2day expeditions for teams to work on team dynamics and a greater bond between team members. A necessity in virtual times.

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Leading Yourself

A 2 or 3 day expedition for leaders or professionals, with the goal to find out how to lead yourself - so you are a positive influence on others and the organization. This is the chance to reflect on what drives you as a person, how you create a (working) life filled with energy and make it practical.

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Virtual Hike

Talent and leadership development requires time to stand still with peers. We offer corona proof 1 or 2 day hiking solutions in which each participants joins from nature close to home, yet connected to the group. The program is filled with energizing and reflective on & offline assignments.

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Why book an expedition with your company?

Imagine going a few days in nature. Hiking, reflecting, and undergoing impactful experiences guided by inspirational professionals.

Disconnected from the digital world, deeply connected to yourself and your colleagues

Expeditions create authentic leaders, resilient professionals and deeply connected teams.  

When you join you will:

discover and trust on your authenticity
– have a sense of direction where to go next, and the motivation to act on what you have learned
– understand how to lead yourself, how to get more energy and fulfillment out of your (working) life

Check out the example expeditions below to find out what an expedition looks like. For detailed information, click here to download the info package or get in touch.

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Example Expedition: in the Ardennes with Vattenfall

The Challenge

How do we help this team to take future career steps in their own hands?

This team had just gone through tough, uncertain, times. Team members needed time to reflect on the previous period. It was necessary to reconnect with each other on a different, non-work related, level in order to be able to move forward. Because of the upcoming reorganization, every team member needed time to figure out where they wanted to go, what their future professional step would look like.

The Solution

An expedition in The Ardennes, Belgium. During long hikes, various experienced based assignments were part of the program to discover:

  • who am I, what are my core qualities I can rely on?
  • Where do I really want to go next? 
  • How can I get there? What or who is going to help me with this?

Take-aways

The expedition was rated with an 8,3 (/10). Here’s what participants have learned:

  • I feel confident that every step I take from here, is a step in the right direction
  • I know now how valuable it is to step out of the daily rollercoaster from time to time. I found a lot of practical help to go and do ti
  • I know where I want to go with my career, and who can help me get there. I don’t need to do it on my own.

Example Expedition: into the forest with Hoogwegt Group

The Challenge

How do we build independent thinking and decision making of our leaders

This expedition was part of a leadership program. These leaders were learning new skills and focussed on their personal development. The Challenge however, was to really pull them more out of their comfort zone in order to help them discover who they really are as a leader: what is required of them, what they can rely on, how their behavior influences others. 

The solution

Well, what do you do with a group of ‘tough guys’ (only men) that like going outside? You hike through the rain, engaging in deep conversation, meditation combined with physical challenges. 

Take-aways

The expedition was rated with an 8,8 (/10). Here’s what participants have learned:

  • I now know that I can show my vulnerability. It’s ok to ‘not know’, that’s always better than being silent
  • I feel more confident that what I feel, is actually a good sign on how to move forward. Relying on my intuition is a new thing to me, but I am aware I need to use it.

Where to?

Our favorite locations

The Netherlands

The national Parc of Utrechtse Heuvelrug provides forest and sand dunes and is at a central location in the country.

Belgium

The national parc of the Ardennes provides a wide stretched are of forest, rivers and hills. 

Germany

Accessible by train, in the heart of the most beautiful mountain range of Europe. The German Alps have it all.

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Clients include:

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