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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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