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Inspiring, full of interesting knowledge and examples from various areas, based on personal experiences and business case studies. They are linked to newest trends and research in psychology of business, marketing and management. They are held at open conferences, seminars or internal congresses for companies.

You will be able to use the experience and knowledge of Sebastian, practical advice and the newest discoveries of science in your organization. Learn the principles of efficient business based on unique values.


  • TRUST_Math of Trust
  • ENGAGE_Psychology of Leadership
  • MOVE_Algorithms of Change
  • #Power of Nice – On the power of kindess in business

TRUST_Math of Trust

• Trust is the be or not to be in business. Nevertheless, it is often misunderstood and even taken for granted.
• Once you learn its principles and economic leverage, not only can you develop it but also restore it once it has been lost.
• Sebastian Kotow provides interesting statistics and results of studies on trust in business which he has conducted in Poland and Europe.
• The content is packed with humorous examples, films and experiences from working in the field of trust.
• The lecture inspires to work on personal credibility, team work and enhancing leadership competences.

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ENGAGE_Psychology of Leadership

• How can you connect the future with the present?
• The latest scientific research shows the strong impact of emotions and hormones on our functioning – it is worth to know as much as possible about them in order not to become the victim of ignorance.
• How can Leaders engage others? How not to fall into the trap of “motivating”?
• What works and what does not work in the world – review of the most recent research, concepts and business cases.
• How to find your own way between the pressure of getting results, regulating the dysfunctions of the team and the desire to lead a good life.
• On new paradigms in leadership – the role of psychology, neuroscience and algorithms of trust.

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MOVE_Algorithms of Change

• In business changes are the essence of development, nevertheless they arouse uncertainty, fears and resistance.
• Once you learn how to consciously manage emotions, relationships and other people, changes can become an ambitious adventure and contribute to the organization’s success.
• Short experiments during the lecture are a source of encouragement and provide a new perspective.
• Innovative and groundbreaking studies and theories from the area of psychology and theories of social learning will equip the participants with mental tools and an provide an impulse for change
• Inspiration and provocation as a form of confronting with the traps of comfort and a source of motivation to raise the bar.

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#Power of Nice - On the power of kindness in business

• Kindness encourages trust, engagement and boosts energy needed for work.
• Very often it is understood as a weakness, whereas actually it demands great awareness and effort.
• Kindness has a mobilizing effect, it boosts positive emotions, encourages mutual respect and cooperation.
• Once you get to know the principles and the economical force of kindness, you will be able to develop it in a conscious way in your organization.
• The lecture is enriched with humorous examples and films an practical experiences with working on kindness in business.
• The lecture inspires to work on communication, personal credibility, team work and strengthening leadership competences.

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7 reasons why hire Sebastian Kotow

Choosing the right speaker for a conference, seminar or corporate meeting is an important decision to make. Sebastian has been engaged by the most demanding clients and event agencies to lead tailor-made lectures, sessions or workshops. Clients describe his lectures as “captivating and energizing”, “packed with humor, incredible stories, practical ideas” or “intellectually stimulating and thought-provoking”. Sebastian is selected by companies from almost all fields – the content of the lectures, his delivery of the message and the ability to focus on the business capacities and the human potential will work in any business. Below you will find seven reasons for which corporations and event agencies employ Sebastian and treat him as a credible and trusted partner.

#1 He is liked by people Sebastian is honest, direct and authentic. He likes people and people like him back. He can be demanding and provokes the public, but always in a kind and non-offensive way. He believes that human growth happens through relationships with others. It is important for him to enhance people’s confidence in their abilities.

#2 Emotions Nobody will be bored at his lectures. What sets Sebastian apart, is his high energy level and charisma. He knows how to reach the audience, regardless of whether there are 15 or 4000 people in the room. His presentations are packed with high quality photos, films, amazing metaphors and animations. He prepares the lectures so as to reach different types of participants. He draws from scientific knowledge, humor, interesting business cases and personal stories.

#3 Knowledge In the last 20 years he has taken on different roles – as a senior manager, expert and consultant. He has worked in 13 countries. He has completed his education in Poland, the UK and the USA. Currently, he runs classes at the Koźmiński University in psychology of management. He is the author of 3 business books which have become bestsellers. In his books he shares practical advice based on his research in areas of personal development and business efficiency.

#4 Being active Sebastian is an active member of many scientific and business organizations. He devotes much of his time and attention to developing his knowledge and skills. He is an active sportsman – multiannual marathon runner and half marathon runner (he has completed over 70 half marathons), triathlete (he has completed the Ironman 70.3 competition twice). Because of his love for sport and discipline, as well as real life experiences, he is able to encourage others to be determined, and tenacious.

#5 Context and adjustment Sebastian’s lectures are thoroughly prepared and adapted to the needs of the participants, the business area and reflect the current challenges and goals. He always spends a lot of time to get to know the context and the situation of the Client. His lectures respond to the needs of the Client but also include an element of surprise. Thanks to a special survey and interview, he is able to prepare a speech which will not only meet the expectations of Clients but actually exceed them.

#6 Experience During the last few years he has spoken over 600 times to over 100 000 participants from over 80 countries, in particular at TEDx in Wrocław and at trade conferences. He shared the stage with Brian Tracy, prof. Tony Buzan, Stephen M.R. Covey, prof. Robert Cialdini, John Maxwell, Jack Canfield. He is a highly regarded lecturer. He teaches six courses in the framework of EMBA, MBA, and Postgraduate Studies at the Leon Koźmiński University.

#7 He loves what he does Sebastian loves his work and getting to know new people, inspiring them and boosting their self-confidence, as well sharing knowledge with them. The public connects with his engagement, passion and is motivated by his energy. The combination of his various life, business and scientific experiences is a unique blend which creates an unforgettable impression and stays with the participants for a long time!

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