Course curriculum

    1. Lecture 1: Introduction Module 1 - Chapter 5: Dealing With Pressure-Situations

    2. Lecture 2: Your Polarity: Where You Stop Being Authentic

    3. Lecture 3: The 5 Polarities: How We Behave Under Pressure & Stress

    4. Lecture 4: Exercise: Reflecting On The First Polarity

    5. Lecture 5: The Second Polarity: Insufficient - Excessive

    6. Lecture 6: Exercise: Reflecting On The Second Polarity

    7. Lecture 7: The Third Polarity: Insignificant - Almighty

    8. Lecture 8: Reflecting on the third Polarity

    9. Lecture 9: The Fourth Polarity: Worthless – Invaluable

    10. Lecture 10: Reflecting on the fourth Polarity

    11. Lecture 11: The Fifth Polarity: Undeserving – Entitled

    12. Lecture 12: Reflecting on the fifth Polarity

    13. Lecture 13: The Polarities: Conclusion

    14. Lecture 14: Exercise booklet Module 1 Chapter 5

About this course

  • $99.00
  • 14 lessons
  • 1 hour of video content

About this Course

Live Your Authentic Power: Understand The Behavior That Causes Repeated Stress & Struggle.

In Module 1-Chapter 5 of the Conscious Business Institute Leadership Program, you'll learn about the 5 Polarities: our repeated coping mechanism and behavior that causes stress & struggle in our life.

In this course, you will:

  • Learn about the 5 fundamental behaviors we exhibit when "out-of-power"
  • Discover your Polarity: your typical behavior under stress - and the consequences it creates 
  • Learn the hidden pattern that causes repeated stress & struggle in your life
  • Learn how you can replace your default behavior with healthy habits
  • Understand how other people typically behave when "out-of-power" - and how to deal with them.

About this course:

  • Used by hundreds of leaders in companies from 1 to 100k employees
  • All future lectures and upgrades always included for free
  • Become a Conscious Business Institute Ambassador.

"The CBI Program has been instrumental in changing my whole view of life and the way in which I approach challenge and adversity. I firmly believe that if more people were to take the CBI Program, this world would be a better place to live and work in."  Z.M., Twitter

Stop Pushing & Working Harder – Expand Into Your Authentic Power

In Module 1- Chapter 5, you'll learn about the 2nd component of your Emotional System: Your Polarity. This is the typical behavior we exhibit when we are not in our authentic power.  

Contents and Overview

Module 1 - Chapter 5 of The Conscious Business Institute Leadership Program introduces you to the 5 Polarities - those repeated behaviors we exhibit as humans when things go south.

As you discover your individual Polarity, you'll understand how - when you are "out-of-power" - you create repeated pressure & struggle in your life or the life of others.

You'll understand how people around you behave when "out-of-power", and how to better deal high-pressure and stress situations.

This chapter provides you with eye-opening insights into the hidden behavioral mechanisms of other people - and it provides you with a simple way to get back into your authentic power

Developed by human behavior and consciousness experts, executives, and advisors to top business leaders, this chapter provides step 5 of the 5 Steps to Authentic Power, which are necessary if we want to live our full potential as individuals.

We hope you enjoy the program.

Who this course is for:

  • Individuals who want to better deal with stressful and pressure-cooker situations
  • Professionals who want to develop their emotional intelligence & resilience
  • Business leaders who want to master navigating adversity and conflict


Conscious Business Institute Founder Peter Matthies

Peter Matthies is a former Venture Capitalist and founder of the Conscious Business Institute (CBI). CBI provides new leadership paradigms for a changing world to clients from 1 to 100,000 employees, including BMW Group, Intel, or Starbucks. Peter was a Principal for one of the world's leading Private Equity and Venture Capital firms, Apax Partners & Co, and for b-business partners, a $ 1 billion pan-European VC fund. Peter lives in Santa Barbara, California and has a passion to help professionals and executives create careers that are deeply fulfilling and extraordinarily successful.