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)

Trust

“The willingness of a party to be vulnerable to the actions of another party based on the positive expectation of the other party.” Mayer, Davis, Schoorman (1995): An integrative model of organizational trust. Journal of Academy of Management Review, 20:…

Live life

“Work like you don’t need the money, Dance like nobody’s watching, Love like you’ve never been hurt, Sing like nobody’s listening, And Live like it’s Heaven on Earth.” – Mark Twain

Inspiration

“Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.” (Harold R. McAlindon, also Ralph Waldo Emerson, 1803 – 1882)

What will you keep doing next year?

Have you made up your new year resolutions for next year yet? If not, then hurry up, there are just a few hours left! – Think of all the things that you did not achieve this year, and for sure…

Things we remember

Abraham Lincoln once said: “And in the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.” And Mindbox says: “In the end, it’s not the presents you brought home or the wealth you…

Integrity (2)

“My grandfather once told me that there were two kinds of people: those who do the work and those who take the credit. He told me to try to be in the first group; there was much less competition.” (Indira…

Truth is the invention of a liar

“Truth is the invention of a liar.” – Heinz von Foerster clearly stated, that truth has the character of a chameleon, “it takes on whatever color the user wants it to have.” It separates people who are right, and those…

RSA Animate – “The Secret Powers of Time”

RSA Animate  – “The Secret Powers of Time”. Professor Philip Zimbardo conveys how our individual perspectives of time affect our work, health and well-being. Time influences who we are as a person, how we view relationships and how we act…