March 18, 2021
On Tuesdays and Thursdays, I invite guests to share personal stories about small acts of leadership that help shape their lives.
In Episode 33, Ed Muzio shares a story from early in his career, talks about an executive team’s challenge, and advises how we can improve our team meetings.
00:00 Prologue: An Engineer Who Thinks Systemically
Ed Muzio is an engineer who evolved his practice to management consulting. Whether at the c-suite or frontline, Ed helps teams learn to adapt and think systemically and iteratively. Ed also wrote the forward to the Nine Practices of 21st Century Leadership book.
03:00 Part 1: Circle the Drain / Teach and Learn
What happens when you are new to an organization, attend a meeting, and disagree with the decisions being made? Do you speak up? Ed shares a story from early in his career and the advice that someone gave him.
11:00 Part 2: Being Strategic as a Tactic
Being an executive is more challenging than the role appears. With organizational growth and constant change, executives and managers need to balance being tactical with being adaptive at all levels. Ed describes how he helped a team of executives become more effective in their function.
19:59 Part 3: Status Game versus Future Focused
Ed explains how we can strengthen our team meeting results with some straightforward or forward-thinking advice.
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Ed’s LinkedIn Profile
Ed’s website: Group Harmonics
Video example of Ed at a whiteboard: The Five Key Practices for Running an Iterative Management Team
You can find all the musical tracks at Envato Elements.
00:00 Theme music: Inspiring Uplifting Corporate by mixer_drummer
02:35 Relaxed Piano & Acoustic Guitar by pinkzebra
10:41 Jazz by gilv
19:40 Hopeful Marimba & Piano Background by pinkzebra
26:11 Fun and Flirtyby BrownHouseMedia
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