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      Media Featuring Marcel Schwantes

      Marcel’s thought-leadership attract over 1 million readers every month in the world’s biggest media outlets. Here is a sample from Marcel’s portfolio of work plus podcast and print interviews featuring Marcel.

      Science Discovered That Banning Small Talk from Your Conversations Makes You Happier (Try Asking These 13 Questions Instead)

      It’s time to delete questions like ‘what do you do?’ from your vocabulary forever.

      8 habits that set great leaders apart

      For one, great CEOs know when to listen and when to admit they’re wrong.

      8 Work Habits Found in Extremely Valuable Employees

      How do you define a valuable employee? Is it experience or maybe work ethic? Marcel explains what to look for.

      Why You Should Invest In Servant Leadership – An Interview With Marcel Schwantes

      David Mizne of 15Five features Marcel in a deep dive into servant leadership.

      Servant Leadership for Managers: 8 Game-Changing Tips from An Expert

      Officevibe interviews Marcel on what it really takes to be a successful manager.

      Managing emotions, conflict and you

      Marcel uncovers the secret weapon when encountering conflict: Rev up your emotional intelligence.

      7 Harsh Truths That Will Improve Your Leadership Skills Overnight

      If you find yourself in the precarious position of wondering “where do I stand as a leader,” this will answer your question.

      Is Your Company ‘Soft’ Enough to Succeed in the AI Era?

      Marcel is featured in issue #3 of Forbes AI Perspectives to stress that soft skills are hard currency

      How Emotionally Intelligent People Respond to Conflict

      What do we do when other people push our buttons and we sense we’re about to “go postal”?

      31 Easy Ways to Become Happier in a Month

       These things have reshaped my path as an entrepreneur, happy husband, proud father, and community leader.

      The implicit bias of Starbucks’ implicit bias training

      Marcel praises Starbucks CEO Kevin Johnson for ordering mandatory “unconscious bias” training for his employees.

      Human-Centered Leadership Empowers People to Scale Mountains

      Bill Fox interviews Marcel for his book Forward Thinking Leaders.

      LinkedIn’s CEO says these are the 3 things ‘too often taken for granted’

      This tweet by Jeff Weiner puts everything into perspective, whatever your job, role, rank or status:

      52% of workers say their managers didn’t bother to ask 2 crucial questions before they quit

      It should come as no surprise that 51% of American workers are actively looking for different jobs.

      9 Phrases You’ll Hear Effective Leaders Say to Inspire and Motivate Their Employees

      A moment of truth: Do any of these examples sound at all like your manager?

      At 63, Bill Gates says he now asks himself these 3 questions that he wouldn’t have in his 20s

      We all have our own ways of measuring success in life. For Bill Gates, it’s an “end-of-year assessment.”

      5 clear signs you work in a toxic office

      Five big tell-tale signs that send good employees running for the door.

      5 Ways Successful Managers Inspire Employees to Do Their Best Work

      The secret comes down to three words: people over profit.

      Lead the People Podcast: Serving Others While Boosting the Bottom Line

      Marcel joins Matt Poepsels, “The Godfather of Talent Optimization” to talk Servant Leadership.

      Confidence, charisma, are overrated in leaders

      Egomaniacs are on the rise, especially within the corporate ranks.

      Break Down. Wake Up Podcast: Surviving an Unsafe Work Culture

      Marcel talks with host Meg Mateer about surviving a fear-driven toxic work environment.

      While You Were Working (LIVE): The Makings of a Human Leader with Marcel Schwantes

      Rogue Marketing’s Chip Rosales interviews Marcel live on video on the 6 key behaviors that drive human performance.

      Higher Purpose Podcast: Creating a ‘Humans First’ Workplace, with Marcel Schwantes

      Host Kevin Monroe and Marcel discuss leading with love, and what it looks like in action to help people flourish.

      Follow My Lead Podcast: Why Servant Leaders Get Results, with Marcel Schwantes

      Host John Eades interviews Marcel to uncover the benefits of servant leadership at any organization.

      Matt Townsend Show: Timeless Habits That Will Change Your Life, With Marcel Schwantes

      Marcel explains how we can take our most challenging parts of life and use them to reinvent ourselves for the better.

      Safe for Work Podcast: How Great Leaders Lead by Serving

      Marcel offers Safe for Work hosts Liz and Rico a few powerful examples of Servant Leadership in action.

      HumansFirst Rally Day: Host Mike Vacanti Interviews Marcel Schwantes

      Marcel is interviewed by the founder of HumansFirst Club, Mike Vacanti, to discuss self-leadership in the pandemic.

      Carrier Management Podcast: Making the Business Case for Servant Leadership

      Marcel returns to Carrier Management to describe the business benefits of servant leadership.

      The Profitable Leader Summit: Hosted by Alana Fulvio

      Alana Fulvio interviews Marcel for this global thought-leader series featuring 24 “Humans First” Profitable Leaders.

      Being Human Podcast: Running Business on Love – with Marcel Schwantes

      Marcel joins host Richard Atherton to talk Servant Leadership and leading with practical love.