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Thomas Gelmi

Author, Executive Coach & Sparring Partner for More Effectiveness in Leadership, Teamwork and Customer Interaction

Based in Switzerland, Thomas Gelmi stands for measurably more impact in leadership, teamwork and customer interaction by developing personal and interpersonal competence. Worldwide, for individuals and organizations across industries and cultures. Full proficiency in four languages (En, Ge, It, Fr) combined with excellent international references and a global network of professionals make Thomas Gelmi a reliable partner for your own development and/or your learning & development projects. More information:
Recipes for Effective Leadership - Don't Look Too

Recipes for Effective Leadership - Don't Look Too Far!

Effective leadership starts with effective self-leadership. Or can you imagine a really successful leader who expects her team members to be punctual while she is late for meetings or overruns them on a regular basis?
16/03/2015 10:05 GMT
Reclaim Your Attention by Developing Relaxed Situational

Reclaim Your Attention by Developing Relaxed Situational Awareness

For many of us there are only rare moments in which we do not think at all; when we are engaged in sports or indulged in a concert, for example. Besides these moments, the rational mind dominates the scene, one thought after another, until we fall asleep at night. In worst cases it even persists and keeps us from falling asleep.
21/02/2014 14:53 GMT
How to Use Personal 'Airbags' to Create Space in Daily

How to Use Personal 'Airbags' to Create Space in Daily Life

Who doesn't know the experience: Work days are filled with tasks, phone calls, appointments and meetings. One thing follows another, and once a problem has barely been solved, the next one is just around the corner. Everybody seems to want something from us.
07/02/2014 12:15 GMT
Exit Problem

Exit Problem Trance

Who hasn't yet experienced it: you have a more or less complex problem and are literally, well ... stuck! Thoughts turn in paralyzing circles - around the problem. This condition is often called problem trance or problem hypnosis.
14/01/2014 10:42 GMT
Leadership and

Leadership and Profitability

Employees do not quit jobs or companies - employees quit their managers. This is quite a provoking statement, which gives food for thought. Especially if you consider that up to 45 % of all managers do an insufficient job in the eyes of their team, as a recent survey conducted by the US consulting company Gallup reveals.
16/12/2013 13:22 GMT
The Career

The Career Adventure

Increasing complexity and diminishing workplace security define our society. We live in a time in which straight careers with long lasting company affiliation have been replaced by an increasing number of patchwork careers. Vocational training and retirement in the same company, as it was normal for our grandparents, is hard to imagine these days.
10/12/2013 13:37 GMT
Executive Sparring - Lonely At The

Executive Sparring - Lonely At The Top

For many people in leading positions, „lonely at the top" is not just a simple cliché, but rather a sad reality. A personal sparring partner can make a crucial difference.
10/12/2013 11:27 GMT