Hej, I'm Marcus Wermuth.
Becoming a better leader by becoming a better human.
I mostly write about leadership and management and how all of that relates to us becoming better human beings. Especially in this new world where a lot of it happens virtually.
Based in Munich, Germany I am currently working at Remote as an Engineering Manager, before I worked at Buffer. I am also a Leadership Coach and am writing a book on virtual leadership. You can find more here: Beyond Avatars Book - Making virtual Leadership more human.
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As I just recently changed jobs, I felt the need to write about a topic I do care a lot about. Remote Work is the hot topic right now. It's everywhere. The pandemic taught us that working from home, or at least not having everyone work from the office is
Recently I wrote about a leadership style that I called "Be Lazy and Go Home". You can read more about it here. This type of leadership requires a great deal of trust from both sides. You, the leader, need to feel confident enough that your team is a group of
Be lazy and go home. Yes, you heard me right! It is the most important thing I've learned in the past months. I guess this is not what you'd expect to hear as advice for leading a team. I didn't either. After a past 1:1 conversation with my manager
Managing a distributed team is hard and so different than what has happened in the history of work, although Management isn’t easy in whatever setup. The most significant learning I had in my career as a Manager was that building relationships was and is the biggest success factor of