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#03_Leadership Backstage_ Markus Schwarzenböck, Executive Vice President HR, Siemens

Markus Schwarzenboeck is Executive Vice President Global HR Business Partner for Siemens (incl. HR BP for the Division Power&Gas). He tells in a very touching way about his experience as a leader: what motivates him, what challenges him and how his leadership understanding and style have evolved over the years. Markus describes organizations as very […]

#02_Leadership Backstage_Dr. Werner Kerschbaum, General Secretary Austrian Red Cross

Dr. Werner Kerschbaum is General Secretary of the Red Cross Austria. He is responsible for over five hundred employees in the holding and represents an organization with more than eight thousand employees and 75000 volunteers in Austria only. True to the motto “feedback is the breakfast of champions” he is convinced that a good leader […]

Welcome to Leadership Backstage: The Podcast

Leadership Backstage: a series of unique podcast conversations with leaders about their role today and tomorrow. Hi, my name is Drissia Schroeder-Hohenwarth. I am an Executive Coach, an Organisational consultant and the owner of DSH International HR. Another podcast about leadership? Seriously? Yes, but some how different. Over the years I have been involved in […]

#00_Intro Leadership Backstage with Drissia Schroeder-Hohenwarth

#01_Leadership Backstage_Marcus Schaper, CIO of Innogy

Meet Marcus Schaper, Chief Information Officer of Innogy, a German energy company. In the middle of the “E-on deal”, a very crucial time for the company, we talk about his leadership responsibility during times of uncertainty and strong emotions. He also remembers the shock he experienced when facing the differences in company cultures he got […]

What do we still need leaders for? Conversations with leaders.

The question sounds like a pure provocation but it´s not. It´s the subject of a project I am working on. In this video, I share with you why I take this question seriously:  Conversation with leaders project_the video All kinds of organizations are currently going through major transformations, and most of them question deeply the way they organize […]

The Inside Out Power: from Being to Business

Dear Customers, Partners and Friends, I am happy to be back home and back to work. Sometimes we need to go far to be able to see things that were always there, right in front of us. A lesson in humility. There are so many ways to enjoy such a sabbatical. My way was not only […]

I am now on sabbatical leave. See you next year!

My husband and I have been talking about it for a long time. Now we are finally doing it. We will be traveling for four months to Australia, Indonesia and New Zealand until the end of 2017. It is our first time taking time off from work and travelling for such a long time since […]

Moral in business: does the end really justify the means? Why we need a new conversation about values now.

I know linkedin is a business platform and not about politics but I don´t think we can separate what happens in the world right now from some key business questions that we may need to ask ourselves. Everything is linked somehow. That´s why I dare to share some personal views and experiences. I must say […]