Ed Muzio’s mantra is “Higher Output, Lower Stress, Sustainable Growth.” He is CEO of Group Harmonics and author of Make Work Great (McGraw-Hill, 2010) and Four Secrets to Liking Your Work (FT Press, 2008). Both books won Awards of Excellence from the International Society for Performance Improvement, a professional association that requires both a clear problem statement and a measurable result for organizationalperformance improvements.
Ed has been called “one of the planet’s clearest thinkers on management practice.” He is a leader in the application of analytical models to group effectiveness and output – including whole-group intervention, simulation, facilitation, and instructional design. Originally trained as an engineer, he has started organizations large and small, led global initiatives in technology development and employee recruitment, and published articles and refereed papers ranging from manufacturing strategy to the relationships between individual skills and output.
Ed's analytical approach to human productivity has been featured in national and international media, including CBS News, Fox Business News, and The New York Post; he has been a regular contributor to both CBS and Monster.com. With clients ranging from individual life coaches to the Fortune 500, he serves as an advisor and educator to professionals at all levels, all over the world.
Prior to founding Group Harmonics, Ed was President and Executive Director of a human services organization, and a leader, mentor, and technologist within Intel Corporation and the Sematech consortium.
A Cornell University graduate, Ed's accomplishments include the creation and stewardship of a worldwide manufacturing infrastructure program, a nationally-recognized engineering development organization, and a non-profit residential services provider serving at-risk youth in his home town of Albuquerque, NM.