Episode 49:

In the last 26 years, Ed has developed his leadership skills in both athletics and business. From working as an NCAA Basketball coach at Texas A&M to becoming the Vice President of a national recruiting firm, Ed has taught countless athletes, coaches, and business leaders how to THINK, ACT, and EXECUTE at an elite level. Ed has a unique set of skills to deliver leaders across the country a purposeful, positive, energetic, and refreshing experience to unlock their true potential.

In 2016, Ed launched his company, The Molitor Group, in order to reach and add value to a larger sphere of ambitious individuals and help them achieve their goals every day. Through The Molitor Group, Ed has guided all types of leaders to achieve success. From entrepreneurs and executives to teams and companies, The Molitor Group specializes in empowering individuals and groups to achieve at the next level. Through Leadership Performance training, coaching, and speaking, Ed’s goal is to supply people and organizations with the necessary tools to move forward from where they are now to where they want to be.

What the podcast will teach you:

  • How Ed transitioned his career from basketball coaching to business, and how he identified the parallels between high-performing athletes and business leaders
  • How Ed has helped business leaders through the challenges brought about by the global pandemic, and what patterns he has identified in the mindset of leaders who are winning
  • How high-performing leaders are developing a sense of community through this crisis, sharing information and best practices with others even within their same industry
  • How honesty, integrity, and vulnerability are key traits that can help leaders navigate crisis effectively
  • Why Ed asks all of his clients the same powerful question: “Am I doing the best I can with what I have to become the best we’re capable of becoming?”
  • Why making a true emotional connection through vulnerability is instrumental in getting employees’ emotional buy-in to your business and its vision
  • How to effectively adapt your business to the current realities by being a leader, not a follower
  • Why developing strong relationships built on trust is critical for strengthening your team and preparing them for adversity
  • Why a key skill for a great coach or leader is the ability to identify skills and abilities in people that they may not even see themselves
  • Why celebrating wins and having team huddles can help your team develop a sense of positivity, and what other positive habits Ed recommends for teams to follow


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