Human Capital & Success in Learning

Human capital Human capital refers to the production factors, coming from human beings, that are used to create goods and services. These include knowledge, skills, habits, and social and personality attributes (marketbusinessnews.com). Neuroplasticity Changes to neurological pathways in the brain take place with practice. This would suggest that innate talent has no/little role to play (C. … Continue reading Human Capital & Success in Learning

Developing Human Capital: Success and Failure in Learning

Psychologists in the past have conceptualized talent as an IQ-like cognitive ability [1], and practice focused on the view of human achievements to be limited by innate characteristics [2]. Human cognitive processing is indeed universally depending on sensory abilities, often biased and unaware of its own mechanisms, and limited to a relatively bounded range of … Continue reading Developing Human Capital: Success and Failure in Learning

(Platform) Worker Co-ops as a Solution for Business Ownership Successions. The Context in Japan.

Introduction The percentage of employees employed by small and medium enterprises (SME’s) decreased from 80% to 70% in the last 20 years. Issues regarding the ownership succession of businesses are essential in the light of an aging society and the need for sustainable socio-economic development. The SME Cooperative Act of 1949 is for small and … Continue reading (Platform) Worker Co-ops as a Solution for Business Ownership Successions. The Context in Japan.

Psychological Predictors for Career Success Beyond Dispositional Personality

Summary. Both trait personality and intelligence aspects contribute to the predictive power of psychological measures related to job performance. The validity of predictors depends on specific context and content. To most effectively operationalize relevant performance assessments, combinations, adaptations, and even new tests should be carefully chosen to best map performance criterion and predicting variables as … Continue reading Psychological Predictors for Career Success Beyond Dispositional Personality

Building skills for e-learning success in the intuitive classroom of the digital generation

For many students, e-learning programs can be as natural as the daily individual components of web content, e-books, and e-mails. The consistent digital availability of all study materials in an online program provides the ability to seamlessly integrate students’ various information sources and storage of the paperless household and office. For this and other reasons … Continue reading Building skills for e-learning success in the intuitive classroom of the digital generation

Successful learning = knowledge gathering + application + (desired change + well-being)

It works best for me to gather knowledge in a self-study mode. In order to turn the knowledge into practical and positive learning experiences though, the exchange with study and work colleagues is valuable for me. Therefore I appreciate the exchange of experiences and opinions and the possibility for constructive feedback. Systematic notes taking, as … Continue reading Successful learning = knowledge gathering + application + (desired change + well-being)

CIVILIZED TO DEATH

“Many of us have been convinced that we carry the darkness within us, in our selfish genes. “It is simply human nature,” we’re told, “to rape and kill and enslave—and anyone who thinks otherwise is a foolish romantic.” This messaging not only offends our decency and dignity, it insults our intelligence. The depiction of human … Continue reading CIVILIZED TO DEATH

10 Reasons Why You Might Not Need Pills (A Psychologist’s (not Psychiatrist’s) view)

In the US, one in six persons currently takes a psychotropic drug. In Switzerland, around one in ten regularly consume prescribed antidepressants. This population is a minority; all the others manage to live without, and so can you. Modern psychopharmacology began in 1950 with the synthesis of chlorpromazine. Only from then on, the industry started … Continue reading 10 Reasons Why You Might Not Need Pills (A Psychologist’s (not Psychiatrist’s) view)

eBook DEVELOPING LEADERSHIP SKILLS Leadership Personality, Motivation, and Creativity

eBook DEVELOPING LEADERSHIP SKILLS Leadership Personality, Motivation, and Creativity

Whether you are an HR practitioner, a leader, an executive coach, or a student, this book will help you in becoming personally and professionally more effective and efficient. You will learn to know yourself better, understand your possible roles in team situations, manage conflicts, successfully negotiate, manage stress and your valuable time, stay motivated, make better decisions, as well as unlock your creativity.

The Rhythm of the Dance of Life

How to Synchronize, Increase the Frequency, and Sustain the Rhythm of the Dance of Life Humans like stability to feel safe, and they seek preservation of their identity, whether it be good or bad. In the short-term, though, people often also do not like repetition as it leads them to boredom. In a time paced … Continue reading The Rhythm of the Dance of Life

THE ‘80% IS PSYCHOLOGY’ PROGRAM (ON-DEMAND GROUP SESSIONS)

The successful course series ‘80% is Psychology’ goes on! Download brochure: https://wp.me/a8LfrC-39B Courses Tailored to Your Needs All courses are based on sound research and consistently assume a cooperative perspective. The courses aim to equip the participants with practical tools for personal and career success and can be tailored to your needs, on-site and through … Continue reading THE ‘80% IS PSYCHOLOGY’ PROGRAM (ON-DEMAND GROUP SESSIONS)

LET YOURSELF OFFEND. The benefits of letting you get offended.

You get an understanding and compassionate ear here, but the most significant benefit lies in permitting me to offend you. First of all, if I didn’t dare to offend, I couldn’t be honest. Being offended offers a real-world check outside of one’s comfort zone. Second, if I solely entertained you, I’d waste your time distracting … Continue reading LET YOURSELF OFFEND. The benefits of letting you get offended.

The ‘Corona World War’ or the 3rd World War in Corona Times (4 min. read)

If the economy is not in constant struggle anyway, then during Corona times there are increased signs of war effects. Understanding the wider context is important. It takes critical thinking, courage, and a belief in positive change. But how? My repeated lesson is: win self-control instead of economic wars so that everyone benefits. The virtual … Continue reading The ‘Corona World War’ or the 3rd World War in Corona Times (4 min. read)

Elearning Mathias Sager

Welcome to the e-Learning Coursesof the Mathias Sager School & AdvisoryYour Unique Program for Individual Thriving, Organizational Performance, and the Common Good across Cultures The e-Learning Courses are powered by the world novel concept of Awareness Intelligence™ Are you living your maximum and best self, being and enjoying who you really want to be? Very rare are … Continue reading Elearning Mathias Sager

80% is Psychology Workshops

Welcome to ‘80% is Psychology!’Your Unique Program for Individual Thriving, Organizational Performance, and the Common Good across Cultures The ‘80% is Psychology’ Workshops are powered by the world novel concept of Awareness Intelligence™ Are you living your maximum and best self, being and enjoying who you really want to be? Very rare are those who reach their … Continue reading 80% is Psychology Workshops

80% is Psychology (20% Mechanics)

1. Psychology is a human-centered and multi-disciplinary science that situates between Biology and Philosophy. 2. Psychology helps understanding learning by knowing about the natural, physical conditions, as well as the human mental possibilities to control our reality we learn and create for and from. 3. Therefore Psychology is a significant means to set the foundations … Continue reading 80% is Psychology (20% Mechanics)

The ability to respond

Recognize how important you are. Every dream for a better world, every creative act, and even a seemingly naive idea can inspire and provide the courage to break out of the cage of limited knowing. It’s about what you can do in your mind. It’s not compliance, but bold responsibility that nurtures your, others, and all humankind’s Awareness Intelligence. What else could be more worth to realize?! I, for my part, rather want to have tried.

80% is Psychology (20% Mechanics)

1. Psychology is a human-centered and multi-disciplinary science that situates between Biology and Philosophy. 2. Psychology helps understanding learning by knowing about the natural, physical conditions, as well as the human mental possibilities to control our reality we learn and create for and from. 3. Therefore Psychology is a significant means to set the foundations … Continue reading 80% is Psychology (20% Mechanics)