Dr. Georg Fischer
Georg Fischer was born in Athens 1959. After graduating from the German School of Athens he studied medicine (focusing on neurophysiology) and music (composition and conducting) as well as philosophy at the Heinrich-Heine-University in Düsseldorf.
After graduation he completed a specialist training in ophthalmology and ophthalmic surgery and in 1989 founded an eye practice. From 1992-1998 he completed psychoanalytic training at the German Psychoanalytic Association and thereafter opened a psychoanalytic practice.
In 1993 Georg Fischer began consulting managers with personal advice for integrated psychodynamic and systemic concepts.
His current consulting area extends to individual and team counseling of executives. His specialty areas are: leadership culture, executive team performance and narcissism in organizations.
From 2008-2013 Georg Fischer was a lecturer in “psychology of management” at the University of Witten/Herdecke. In 2016 he began as a lecturer at the University of St. Gallen and is also coach for their competency program.
Georg Fischer lives in Dusseldorf, is married and father of two children in their studies.
Q. DO YOU HAVE A ROLE MODEL OR LIFE MOTTO?
A. “Who knows what he wants, wants only what he knows.”
Q. WHAT EDUCATIONAL EXPERIENCE STANDS OUT IN YOUR MEMORY?
A. Discussions on neurophysiology with my mentor in his garden.
Q. WHAT CAN YOU NOT LAUGH ABOUT?
Q. WHAT's Something beautiful that you bought yourself recently?
Q. WHAT BOOK WOULD YOU NEVER GIVE AWAY?
A. “Socrates of Sophroniscus” written by my father.
Q. WHEN DO YOU FEEL MOST ALIVE?
A. In conversation.
Q. WHAT DO YOU BELIEVE IN?
A. In my fellow man.
Q. WHERE IS YOUR MOST PEACEFUL PLACE?
A. My home.
Q. WHAT DO YOU THINK WAS YOUR LAST GOOD DEED?
A. I moved a large spider out of the bathroom into the garden.
Q. WHAT HAVE YOU RECENTLY DREAMED ABOUT?
A. My poodle promised me he would live 42 years.
Q. WHAT’S YOUR FAVORITE MUSIC?
A. John Cage's 4:33.
Q. WHAT IS MORE DIFFICULT for you: STARTING OR STOPPING?
A. May I not say that both are equally difficult?