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Sustaining Career Growth: Leadership, career planning, health and focus

      • May 30, 2024
      • -
      • May 31, 2024
      • Brakel
  • Workshop
  • Networking
  • Lecture
  • This event is dedicated to exploring the pathway to long-term career success by emphasizing the importance of pausing, reflecting, and engaging in physical exercise to promote optimal health, energy levels, and performance.

    Over the course of two days, you will have the opportunity to tap into a rich source of learning, motivation, and support, drawing from the shared experiences and diverse backgrounds of the esteemed faculty. In addition to interactive lectures, you will participate in sessions focused on ergonomics, stretching, nutrition, and core stability to enhance overall health and well-being.

    • Mindful working in the dental practice

    • Make conscious decisions

    • Stress management with exercise techniques: suitable for a business environment.

    • Anatomy and Biomechanics of the vertebral column

    • The main causes of back and neck pain

    • The various postures (Resting, Sitting, Standing)

    • Ergonomics in the cabinet (Furniture)

    • The impact of exercising (Tonifying, Lubricating, Relaxing and Stabilization

    Taking place at the picturesque Flandrien Hotel, nestled in the heart of the Flemish Ardennes in Belgium, this event offers a truly special setting. Renowned for its association with Flemish and international cycling legends known for their determination and perseverance, the Flandrien Hotel provides the perfect backdrop for this unique and transformative experience.

  • About the Program

  • As dental professionals, advancing in our careers can often entail navigating a complex landscape of increasing demands from both our professional and personal lives. To overcome these obstacles and continue progressing in our careers, we must adopt a multifaceted approach that encompasses various aspects of our lives. This includes dedicating time and effort to professional development, maintaining personal motivation, and nurturing our well-being.

    The two-day Career Compass Program is a transformative experience that encourages individuals to pause, reflect, and chart a more intentional course for their future.

    Furthermore, the Program recognizes the importance of guidance and mentorship in one's professional journey. It offers participants access to experienced coaches and mentors who provide invaluable insights and perspectives, as well as fresh viewpoints, strategies for success, networking and collaboration among participants.

    The venue offers an inspiring location with beautiful rooms, seminar facilities, art gallery, spacious grounds and fitness center. Participants can extend their stay with optional overnight, cycling or hiking in the region.

  • What's included:

    • Two-day face-to-face seminar with an engaging faculty
    • Sessions on ergonomics, stretching, nutrition and core stability
    • Pre-program webinar
    • Interactive lectures and plenary discussions
    • Small group work and individual reflection
    • Lunch & breaks
    • Dinner, bed & breakfast
    • Evening dinner & networking event
    • Outdoors and group exercise in the Flemish Ardennes
    • Daily health & well-being sessions
    • Nutritional advice
    • Optional post-program coaching sessions
    • Certification of attendance (Riziv accreditation requested)
  • Facilitators

    • Jamie Anderson
      Jamie Anderson (BE)
    • Bernard Moerman
      Bernard Moerman (BE)
    • Christophe Heinix
      Christophe Heinix (BE)
    • Maaike Polspoel
      Maaike Polspoel (BE)
    • Raf Gysemans
      Raf Gysemans (BE)
  • Outcomes

    • Disconnect from the daily grind to gain the mental space needed to reevaluate your skills, talents, and passions
    • Gain better clarity about your career and life goals
    • Engage with experienced mentors who will provide invaluable insights and perspectives
    • Be better equipped to make conscious decisions about your next career steps
    • Navigate your future with renewed confidence
    • Understanding the positive impact of exercise on career growth can serve as a powerful motivator
    • Increases Energy and Productivity

      Language: Some facilitators will lecture in English, and some in Dutch.

      The program will start both days at 9h00 and will end at 17h00.

      Riziv accreditation requested.

      Overnight is available and limited to 8 rooms (double occupancy).


      Jamie Anderson
      Professor of Leadership & Strategy at Antwerp Management School and Visiting Professor at INSEAD. Jamie has been named as a “management guru” in the Financial Times and has also been included on a list of the world’s “top 25 management thinkers” by the journal Business Strategy Review.

      Bernard Moerman
      Associate Lecturer in Leadership at Antwerp Management School, executive coach, two-time TED Speaker and consultant in the field of Organizational Change and Lifelong Learning. Talent manager, coach, mentor and Team Director in the world of elite-level cycling.

      Christophe Heinix
      Dentist since 1999. Founder and manager of Heinix dental practices. Christophe worked at THK center Tilburg Noord as sedation specialist (training at ACTA). Founder of herO. Passionate endurance athlete and spinning instructor.

      Maaike Polspoel
      Former Olympian and Nutritionist at HERO. With accumulated knowledge and experience around science-based nutrition advice, guiding people in achieving their nutrition and health goals.

      Raf Gysemans

      Physical coach at HERO Edegem offering expert training for recreational and elite athletes. He specializes in screening, coaching, workshops and ergonomics.

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      • May 30, 2024
      • -
      • May 31, 2024
      • Flandrien Hotel
      • Brakel


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