The curious paradox is that when I accept myself just as I am, then I can change. – Carl Rogers

10 takeaways from the 80% is Psychology session ‘Learning and motivation’. Tokyo, November 7, 2018.  

Presentation and discussions:

About mathias sager

Independent researcher, artist, social entrepreneur, and leadership and strategy advisor I was born in Zurich in 1975 and grew up in Switzerland. Currently, I’m living in Tokyo. I love open-minded people everywhere and the passion to working relentlessly for developing human potential, which is an overarching theme throughout all his work. I have extensive experience in leadership and management, organizational psychology research, and learning & development practice. I have worked as a teacher, a leadership trainer, as well as a senior manager responsible for client relationships, counseling, and virtual teams around the world. Also, I’m a social entrepreneur and serving as a strategy and leadership advisor in different ways. My goal is to inspire with interdisciplinary, innovative, and cross-cultural approaches to personal and professional development for the people’s individual well-being and common good alike. Continuously learning himself and keen to help, I appreciate any questions or feedback you may have at any time. Please connect here on any social media, as well as per direct email goodthings@mathias-sager.com.
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11 Responses to The curious paradox is that when I accept myself just as I am, then I can change. – Carl Rogers

  1. Lots of great information in your presentation! My Takeaway: Inspiration!

    • mathias sager says:

      Thanks for the kind feedback. Yes, the shift from motivation to inspiration is a quantum leap for me too! Take care

  2. Yup, I have experienced that. Trouble is, I have to do it over and over and over.

    • mathias sager says:

      Thanks for your comment! I understand as I make/made the same experience and heard it from others too! To become more continuously process-oriented (vs. achievement-oriented) I find it helpful to be inspired by a long-term/life-long purpose and intention rather than by short-term motivational goals; it helps to become able to consistently self-actualize. Self-acceptance and positive change is definitively not a one-time action but rather a way of being. All the best!

  3. thx for sharing, very useful 🙂

  4. Mathias, thank you for choosing to follow my blog, Bobbing Around. I hope my words will be of service to you for a long time. I see we share lots of interests.
    🙂
    Bob

    • mathias sager says:

      Dear Bob. Thank you for connecting. Indeed, your work is fascinating, and I will potentially use it more as a source for helping my writing and service journey. Hope it will be OK to reach out to you again. Thanks again and all the best

  5. That’s brilliant! Thank You, Mathias. Happy New Year!!! 🤗💖☀️

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