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 Buffer as a Senior Engineering Manager. I am also a Leadership Coach and am writing on a book series about the various phases of managing virtual teams. Coming soon.
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Sharing the books that I read in June 📚️ Topics this month include leadership, management, systems thinking, philosophy and psyhcology. (The links to the books are Affiliate Links, feel free to buy the book through those links to support my writing.) Scout Mindset ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ I’ve seen this book recommended on Twitter
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