99 Ways to Grow the Learner & Leader in You

Think about personal development as a threefold set of understanding, that includes the psychology of learning, leadership, respectively self-leadership psychology, as well as developing a growth and global mindset. Growth always starts with you. This short program provides you with the knowledge, which, if you internalize and apply it, can radically change your behavior, and consequently, the results you produce, in your personal and professional life. This recording contains progressive … Continue reading

Certificates of Awareness

Now, the ‘80% is Psychology’ sessions qualify for Certificates of Awareness; – Secure yours! Schedule starting from next week: www.mathias-sager.com (Together with Patty Wolters https://dreampack.org/) You will learn that learning is a reward in itself. However, as additional recognition and a reminder of the awareness gained, the school is issuing certificates on a session, module, and program level. See you!

Take the ‘80% is Psychology’ Quiz!

For all (and not so) personal developers! 🙂 Should you participate in the ‘80% is Psychology’ seminars/webinars? – Take the 3’ Quiz! Promo Quiz 1

Become aware and follow your inner calling that is your true self (Live Webinars)

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The 80% is Psychology (Powered by Awareness Intelligence) courses Become aware and follow your inner calling that is your true self. Live Webinars starting on August 1st, together with Patty Wolters (https://www.dreampack.org/)

A casual conversation about the upcoming ‘80% is Psychology’ webinars (powered by Awareness Intelligence)

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Warming up “uhm”:-) for the ‘80% is Psychology’ webinars. Looking forward to this exciting series, starting from August 1st, 2019 together with Patty Wolters! Continue reading

Want to expand your mental world?

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Everything you achieve, become, and feel is the direct result of how you think! We are often made to believe otherwise; but in reality, our human experience is a mental world. In the ‘80% is Psychology’ webinars, you get reminded of the fact that you can change your thoughts, and therefore, you can change your world. What it takes, however, is The realization that you are not controlled by your … Continue reading

Help and be helped! -> Simple and effective Affiliate program

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As you know I’m passionate about making a positive impact through promoting psychological concepts and practices. Over the last years I’ve developed and tested a program that is called ‘80% is Psychology (powered by Awareness Intelligence),’ which I’m relaunching on August 1st also as a Live Webinar. It would be great if you’d like to join sometime as well. Here are all the information and seat reservations: https://mathias-sager.com/80-is-psychology-online/ To farther … Continue reading

Developing (Cultural) Empathy

Empathic concern •Empathic concern goes beyond simply understanding others and sharing their feelings; it actually moves us to take action, to help however we can (https://www.inc.com) Positive Empathy (and the avoidance of antipathy) can be taught! •The main roadblock to be removed is the distraction from paying attention. Motivate yourself to be more empathetic by knowing how important empathy is to personal (private and career) and collective well-being! Emotional hypersensitivity •Emotional … Continue reading

Strategic and Systems Thinking & Global Talent Management Strategies

Strategic thinking involves SYSTEM THINKING, reframing (e.g., positive thinking), and reflection (e.g., evaluating one’s reasoning). Strategic thinking is best enabled in unforceful leadership communities and has positive effects on information seeking behavior (Pisapia, J., 2006) A system thinker (as compared to a linear thinker) is able to improve the performance of a whole by not only improving its parts but by enhancing the RELATIONSHIPS AMONG THE KEY PARTS systemwide. Often, … Continue reading

Global Mindset, Intercultural Sensitivity, and Global Communication Competency

Mobility, Cultural Agility, & Cultural Humility

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. Ackerman, 2018) Metacognition Metacognition as the study of mental processes is about “thinking about thinking” … Continue reading

The Psychology of Talent, Competencies, and Appraisal

Takeaways from ‘80% is Psychology’ session, January 23rd, 2019 in Tokyo. Unlike the fixed influence of genes on body size, elite achievement is rather the result of differences in experiences, training, (elite) education, and networks. Whether talent develops or not heavily depends on how and to whom organizations allocate their resources. IQ test results from children do not support a relationship with later exceptional performance. Avoid mindless repetitions that arrest development. Instead, deliberately practice … Continue reading

Leadership & (Em-)Power(-ment)

From our ‘80% Percent is Psychology’ session, Wednesday, January 16th, 2019. Thanks all for the great discussions! Force causes counter-force; and transactional leadership likely results in compliance only; It is transformational leadership based on inspiration and collaboration that increases most follower’s involvement and true commitment. It is not the acquisition of power (whether it be positional or personal), but the mindset through which it is employed which determines the nature … Continue reading

Inspirational Leadership: Allowing the Soul to be Free

1.Inspirational leadership is a less studied, but holistic concept that centers within the presence of a whole mind that is aware of the being and doing of the self and others. 2.As an inspirational leader who gives ideas to others, investing time and effort into self-development is vital. One can only give what’s inside of him/her. 3.The human side of leadership is fundamental for an inspirational interaction between leaders and … Continue reading

Personality and Leadership Styles

  Slides from our event, December 5th, 2018:

Leaders are not born, they are made

1.Whether in a formal position, at work or in private, our influence on others is more significant than we think. It may be your today’s courageous example that inspires somebody else even years later to do the right thing as well. 2.To be a leader means to be a continuous learner, and learners are readers. 3.While leadership theories as a relatively young science are becoming ‘smarter,’ there is also ancient … Continue reading

Beyond the brain (Takeaways from 80% is Psychology)

Takeaways from our event on October 24th, 2018. Thanks for the discussions. Please see also https://www.facebook.com/colorfulgrowth/ 1.Know that the brain has different chemical processes for addictive pleasure experiences (neurotransmitter is dopamine) versus more long-term, empathic, and self-sufficient happiness-related behavior (neurotransmitter is serotonin). 2.Reduce distractions, especially to avoid over-dependence (addiction) to technology and social networks that interrupt your attention and learning. 3.Increase for how long you are able to stay offline … Continue reading

Social Learning & Developing a Growth Mindset (7 Takeaways from 80% is Psychology)

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Takeaways from our event on October 24th, 2018. Thanks for the discussions. Please see also https://www.facebook.com/colorfulgrowth/ Slides:

Philosophy of Learning (80% is Psychology Series)

Takeaways from our event on October 10th, 2018. Thanks for the discussions. Slides: