At the end of the day, the number one driver of your success as an organization is your ability to grow a resilient culture built on an unshakeable foundation of non-negotiable values which are aligned with your purpose.
A culture with a shared language where it is encouraged for your people to get outside their comfort zone, fail and grow.
A culture where your people know they are valued, that their work is meaningful and that they are experiencing real individual growth and development in the workplace.
A culture where the focus is on maximizing human potential.
Maximizing human potential has been my ‘why’ for the last 27 years as a college basketball coach and as a business leader. Making a positive impact on the lives of players so they could maximize their potential on and off the court is what drove me as a college basketball coach. In the business world, I have aimed to make a positive impact on the lives of others so they can maximize their potential in their career and their personal life which truly are one life.
Today’s workforce has made it clear that they:
Don’t just work for a paycheck, they want a purpose
Crave to be cultivated and experience growth instead of having a lot of bells and whistles
Want a coach, not a boss
Would rather have ongoing conversations than an annual review
Want a manager who focuses on their strengths instead of their weaknesses
View their work and their life as one and the same which is why it is so significant to be valued and put in position to do what they do well every day
Being engaged at work, meaning you have a great job where you are developing with rich mission and purpose is the great global dream.
Gallup calls this one of their biggest and most surprising discoveries after tracking the American dream for more than 80 years and they credit the millennials and Gen Z for this shift. And….Gallup says that just 15% of employees worldwide are, in fact, engaged at work.
Based on my experiences and research throughout my professional career, I see this as a multigenerational trend brought to light by the millennials and Gen Z because of their ability to feel comfortable exercising their voice.
As a result of my experiences and research over the last 27 years, I have built The Athletics of Business Leadership Development Program, which is a two-part program which can be customized to fit your needs and meet your organization where you are at in your growth and development.
Part I, Unleashing Greatness Through Authentic and Resilient Leadership focuses on the significance of honesty, integrity, and vulnerability in the process of earning the highest level of trust as a leader with yourself and your team.
In Part II, You Can Coach, I show you the what, why and how of becoming a High-Impact Coach. One who:
Clearly communicates expectations
Believes in your employees more than they might believe in themselves
Connects with them by understanding what makes them tick
Transforms the team’s performance by developing your team members
Authentic leadership and high-impact coaches drive a culture that will help attract and retain the top talent as well as develop your bench so that they are prepared to take the next step when the time comes.
For additional information, schedule a free 30-minute consultation with Ed.
What our former clients are saying…
Owner, M. Sweazy & Associates
"I first met Ed in high school. We were teammates on the basketball team and our friendship grew from competition on the court. Ed was our coach on the floor, always looking to motivate us, encourage us, and help us to reach our potential not only individually, but more importantly as a team. Being a year older, Ed was off to college during my senior year. I still remember the letters he would send me, encouraging me to focus, stay mentally strong, unify the team, etc. While I knew I wasn't going to play basketball after high school, I knew the skills and traits that Ed was challenging me with, would continue long after my athletic days were done.
Over the years, I've seen Ed apply these athletic traits and beliefs to his success in the mortgage business, as a college basketball coach, and a professional recruiter. Most importantly I'm seeing Ed instilling these traits to his marriage and young children. These are life lessons. Owning my own business for the last 10 years has been a great challenge for me and my family. During this time, Ed has helped me to stay focused for my family and goal driven in my business. He's helped me to create a plan for success for my business, maximizing potential and unifying staff to a common goal. A "singleness of purpose" he would often say, as well as one of my favorites, "If you work long enough, hard enough, and smart enough, good things are going to happen." Ed has been a friend, teammate and mentor to me for over 20 years. I am thankful for his guidance and encouragement professionally and his friendship personally."
President, Tridex Systems
"I have known Ed Molitor for more than 25 years, and have watched him make the transition from successful college basketball coach to mortgage broker and vice president of operations to starting his own company, The Molitor Group. Ed has been able to accomplish so much in business and in life because of his work ethic, tireless enthusiasm, his passion for helping others and honesty. I along with many others are grateful he has taken all of his experiences and skills and started The Molitor Group. His company will help anyone looking to achieve greatness in business but also wanting to learn how to compete every day and be successful in life!"
About Ed Molitor
Ed Molitor is a leadership performance coach, trainer, captivating speaker, and the CEO of The Molitor Group. Ed developed the Athletics of Business Mindset after decades of experiences as an athlete, coach, and successful businessman. Ed draws on his work ethic, positivity, enthusiasm, passion for life, loyalty, and commitment to relentlessly pursuing excellence in everything he does.