Walter Schmidt was born in Weiden (Bavaria, Germany). He studied business economics and conferred a doctor’s degree in economic sciences in Vienna and Innsbruck. After his career in diverse management and leading functions in marketing and sales at worldwide known enterprises, he worked for one of the largest business consulting companies in Europe. In 1987 he founded InterMedia as a management and HR consulting company. In 1993 he was a founder member of SearchNet International – one of worldwide operating networks of HR consulting. His special issue is education, training and life shaping of female and male managers. His scientific work embraces development of management skills. In 2009 he completed his second doctorate in Philosophy at the Catholic University of Eichstaett. As a visiting Professor at the Cardinal Stefan Wyszynski University of Warsaw, he gave lectures on the subject “work – life balance” during the summer semester 2014. In December 2016 he was appointed Professor of the Faculty of Family Studies at the Cardinal Stefan Wyszynski University. Since March 2017 he gives lectures on the subject “Rush Hour of Life”. He develops and manages scientific projects. His goal is, to educate young people to learn how to balance career andfamily life, which will be a target for their adult life.