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

Overjustification effect: Consequences in education & workplace

Findings from the Lepper et al.’s (1973) study suggest that presenting extrinsic rewards poses central problems in the schooling system in that it fails to preserve the intrinsic interest in learning and exploration that a child may seem to possess during his initial phase in school. This also has severe ramifications on the education system, … Continue reading Overjustification effect: Consequences in education & workplace

A tripartite world that works in triplets

When the pursuit of personal happiness is replaced by a genuine quest for meaning, when relationships are kept free from possessive judgments and expectations, and when peace is made with all humanity at all times, one is rewarded with true happiness, freedom, and peace of mind. This is the threefold benefits from the three tenets of Awareness Intelligence.

Artooba: Global Art network of alternative venues

Why art? Why Artooba? Because authentic art is more real than ‘reality.’ It is not distorted by rules, not disguised by pretense, and not distracted by fear. Art and the artist are inseparable, therefore genuinely human. Art should be everywhere to remind us more about these essential truths. Exciting ARTOOBA news! Our CEO Mila’s interview … Continue reading Artooba: Global Art network of alternative venues

The Meaning of Work (and Cultural Considerations at the Example of Japan)

  Introduction Definition of meaning Although ‘meaning’ isn’t reducible to a state-like single factor [1], the meaning of a concept (i.e., work) is related to how an individual does experience the significance of a situation that causes related inferential intentions to behave in a certain way [2]. While for many people the primary meaning of … Continue reading The Meaning of Work (and Cultural Considerations at the Example of Japan)

Cognitive Competence Compensates for Age-related Working Memory Deficits

Summary. The transverse patterning (TP) task is a cognitive problem resembling the childhood game of “rock-paper-scissors” requiring decision-making in the process of learning associations between paired stimuli. The TP problem served the assessment of configural learning deficits due to hippocampal damages in animals. In experiments with humans, training has proven to increase test subjects’ TP task … Continue reading Cognitive Competence Compensates for Age-related Working Memory Deficits

(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.

Work the love

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My Definition of Hard Work and Great Achievement

My definition of hard work has to do primarily with openness, courage and authenticity, rather than just with working long hours and the goal of material profit, although it can involve massive action and material achievements too. I don’t agree with the saying about success that goes ‘One percent is inspiration, ninety-nine percent is perspiration.’ Accessing one’s spiritual foundation … Continue reading My Definition of Hard Work and Great Achievement

Create to develop; develop to create. A framework.

Create to develop and develop to create. The fulfillment of ones own dreams requires the achievement of development goals by the means of constantly re-evaluated change towards genuineness. How does your ‘Happy Colorful Growth’ way look like?

The Subconscious: What we plant, we harvest

Do we have a dark side that we can’t help it? The self-responsible answer is no. It’s a character choice that needs to be consistent over time. The process between the conscious and the unconscious goes as follows: Every action and thought is motivated by the unconscious at some level. Some motives are temporarily not … Continue reading The Subconscious: What we plant, we harvest

Lifespan Development: Cultural norms or personal needs?

Lifespan Development: Cultural norms or personal needs? Which one would you choose to visualize your life? They may seem quite similar and yet be very different. Both go along nine stages of a lifespan but in different directions and different coloring. Birth Kindergarten, school Work-life Marriage Having children Building/buying a house Career/Personal development Retirement Death … Continue reading Lifespan Development: Cultural norms or personal needs?

Industrialized

The awareness for and about humanity as a whole is deliberately removed from the educational and journalistic framework. Instead, scare tactics, celebrity cults, groupthink and stereotyping are encouraged. Herd thinking seals off the boxes in the stables of the mind farms owned by the one percent that owns ninety-nine percent of global resources. In these … Continue reading Industrialized

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

Identity: Who are you?

Identity: Who are you? What a significant purpose of life: Life isn’t about learning to fit in somewhere; it is about creating somebody new. Socio-cultural identities Of course, you may want to stay social and cooperative with people in your life. However, with time, the nature of these relationships might transform as your awareness regenerates. … Continue reading Identity: Who are you?

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)