Everyone knows the feeling of jumping into cold water. Of the unknown. The feeling of success. And of failure. People deal with change in different ways. That's why at Daimler we asked: What drives employees? What motivates them and how do they personify their role as a "Game Changer"? Personal insights from colleagues for colleagues, and for those who want to become ones.
Program Manager IT Learning and Knowledge in Portland
Timothy Sackett, talks about lifelong learning and his personal experiences.
„It does take some intentionality and awareness to even just kind of stop and acknowledge that: Life is learning.“
Camera & LIDAR Product Manager in Bangalore
Aravind Parthasarathy, is telling us why children are his inspiration.
"The way we give our kids the freedom and space, we must give the same to our team members."
Bestfit Engineer in East London
Mashudu Munyai, is telling us why she sees a car door through different eyes than others:
"When I see the cars that I am building driving around, and my friends or family driving these cars, looking at a door- they just see a “door”. But I see the value and the effort we put in building that door."
Big Data Analytics & Innovation Manager in Tokio
Chulanga Perera, talks about experiences and mistakes and how he tries every day to help shape the future:
“How can my learnings, struggles, failures and all my happiness play a part within my organization and make us become much better than were we are at the moment?”
IT Project Manager in Sindelfingen
Zena Ballout, speaks about intercultural experience and how she has developed:
„What’s fascinating is the search for this feeling of excitement. The feeling of the unknown. That’s something that motivates us to keeping changing.“
Change Communication Consultant in Stuttgart
Stefanos Parussis, drives change forward and gives us an insight into the Group-wide initiative Leadership 2020:
"Change! Let me put it this way: Shifting a current state that you are unhappy with or that you have to change to continue to be successful towards a target state, that is what change is."
Product Analyst in Sao Paulo
Bruna Murcia Santos, likes stability but nevertheless is boldly taking a step into the unknown. Family is especially important to her:
"My long-term goal is to achieve a good work-life balance. I'm always looking for a thing that makes me happier a thing that makes me happier or something that brings benefits for the company. And something good in relationship with that."
Innovation & Concept Manager in Beijing
Shiqi Zhang, talks about changing workplaces and how she finds her way in a new environment:
„Each time I moved from one country to another, it was a big change for me.
I moved several times between China and Germany. This is where Daimler comes in. It is such a big company with so many different working models. It doesn’t matter where you live or maybe move to, you can always continue your career at Daimler”.