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Thomas B. Mayer



Thomas B. Mayer is the managing director of Leading Skills. He founded the consulting and coaching firm in 2002. Previously, he worked for a start-up company, in the telecom industry, for an international consulting company, and in a global organization. With Leading Skills, he combines the best of all these experiences.

Publications (in German)

2013 It Is Good, When It Feels Bad: How Consultants Make Use Of Negative Emotions To Facilitate Corporate Change

2011 Good Consulting Between Humility and Narcisism

2006 Success Factors For Integrating Coaching Into Development Programs

2003 Supervising Learning Processes With Online Coaching (with Frank Busch)

2002 The Online-Coach: How Trainers Can Support Virtual Learning (with Frank Busch)

1998 Employee Surveys As Organizational Development (with Ingela Jöns)

Lectureships and Talks

since 2011

“Interventions und Consulting in Organisations”, lecturer at the University of Applied Sciences Vorarlberg, Austria


: “Business Coaching”, talk at the annual meeting of the School Institute Rhineland-Palatinate


“How to Lead Employees Successfully in Difficult Times”, talk at the Bodylife Congress


“Organizational Learning and Change”, lecturer at the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland


“Leadership Qualification as a Tool for Strategic Corporate Alignment”, talk at the annual conference of SGAOP

“Interpreting organizational problems and developing change strategies”, lecturer at the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland

“Selection, Training, and Potential Analysis in International Settings”, lecturer at the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland