Author: Marcus Pietrzak

Marcus Pietrzak is Management Development Leader CEE and Senior Organization Leadership Consultant at IBM. - He works with all management levels in his organisation, and helps them to find new approaches towards their personal leadership philosophy and change. His personal and professional interests include organisational psychology, adult education, management & organisational development and management innovation. "When connecting the dots of my career, I realized that developing people in each stage of their leadership career has always been at the core of what I've been doing. From studies to research, from workshops to coaching, from assessment to training: identifying and shaping the very best of the leadership capabilities within my clients, has always received my undivided attention and formed my mantra: the success of the people who look for our support and guidance - this will always be the ultimate measure of our success in leadership development." - (mp)

About hiring people

“In looking for people to hire, you look for three qualities: integrity, intelligence, and energy. And if they don’t have the first, the other two will kill you.” – Warren Buffet

Big luggage

Some people travel with luggage so big, that I wonder why they ever left their homes… – mp

Nigel Marsh on Work-life balance

Nigel Marsh presents his four observations on work-life balance: Nigel Marsh: How to make work-life balance work To summarize his four key messages: #1 Acknowledge your own reality: “the reality of the society that we’re in is there are thousands…

Work is love made visible

“Work is love made visible. And if you cannot work with love but only with distaste, it is better that you should leave your work and sit at the gate of the temple and take alms of those who work…

Free Hugs campaign

I like this video, this campaign, this idea so much, because I truly believe: “if you create one smile a day in a person you never met before, you added another piece to the big puzzle of peace.”

Die Erde und wir

“Wann begannen wir zu vergessen, dass der Mensch nur aufrecht gehen kann weil die Erde ihn erträgt?” – mp