Michael Muetzel, In the words of Best Selling Author Ken Blanchard, “Mike has a keen understanding of what will make companies tick in the future, it’s about maximizing the potential of your people, and it’s about winning.” Following hundreds of interviews with young managers, Mike Muetzel brings a new perspective as an expert in changing traditional leadership paradigms.
Mike has been featured in the national media as a contemporary management resource by The Associated Press, The Boston Globe, Opportunity World, Boardroom Magazine, Selling Power Magazine, Succeed Magazine, The Manager’s Intelligence Report, CBS Sportsline.com, Insight Magazine, The Arizona Republic, Careerbuilder.com, Pennsylvania Business Central, Canadian Manager Magazine, and Certified Management Accountants Magazine among others. He has had numerous articles published regarding evolving leadership techniques. In addition, he has been interviewed by Bloomberg Television (NY), Jim Blasingame, The IBM Small Business Advocate, The Geoff Metcalf Show, The Michael Dresser Show, and numerous network affiliates tapping into his solutions regarding the new generation of Human Capital Management. Mike is also the author of a Monthly Management Newsletter.
His prestigious client list includes, Motorola, the Federal Aviation Administration, AT&T Mobility, Time Warner, Toro U, Hilton Hotels, Fed Ex Freight, Keebler, Georgia Department of Labor, Yamaha Motor Corporation, Society of Human Resource Management, Club Managers Association of America, Pennsylvania Restaurant and Lodging Association, American College of Health Care Administrators, Greenwood Hospitality Group, Golf Course Superintendents of America, Georgia State University, Florida Hospitality Human Resource Association, US Lacrosse, Canadian Golf Course Owners Association, Silverton Bank, The Association for the Advancement of College Schools of Business, Purdue University Calumet School of Management, Leadership Atlanta, Kennesaw State University, Martin Marietta, Controlled Environmental Structures Inc, International Golf Management, University of Wisconsin Eau Claire, Center for Health Administration and Aging Services Excellence, Wyndham Hotels & Vacation Ownership, Georgia Bankers Association, Citizens Trust Bank, International Turf and Ornamental Distributors Association, Pennsylvania Government Finance Officials Association, Michael Neill and Associates (Credit Union Training), LSU Alexandria, Meja Construction, Simos, A True Blue Company, Georgia Society of CPAs, MPI, Vistage and his work with the Emerging Leadership Summit in conjunction w GWU for Long Term Care, 2010-Current. Mike has also conducted National Webinars for the American Society of Association Executive’s Center for Association Leadership, The HR Audio Hub.
Executive Coaching, Mike has been involved with Executive Coaching with Yamaha Motor Corporation since 2018, working one-on-one with upper and mid-level engineering executives both in the US and Japan.
Mike has completed a national book signing tour, and is the only author in the United States with a senior corporate background to specifically address Generation X Managers and employee retention/productivity in his book, They’re Not Aloof…Just Generation X, Unlock the Mysteries to Today’s Human Capital Management (Steel Bay Publishing).
Mike received his undergraduate degree from Bowling Green State University in 1979, and his MBA from Kent State University in 1988, where he has been utilized as a speaker for incoming MBA students. Mike’s senior management experience includes sitting on the Executive Committee at Yamaha Motor Manufacturing Corporation. He was recognized with the national Don Rossi Award by National Golf Course Owners Association and is a former member of the faculty at Clayton College and State University, School of Business in Atlanta, as well as a guest lecturer at Kennesaw State University and Georgia State University.
Mike's community service includes teaching classes at Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church, a Lay Preacher with Lutheran Mission Congregations, Former Chairman of the Board-American Youth Council, Board Member-Cypress Publications, and coaching lacrosse, Director of Coaching, Copperhead National Teams, Head Lacrosse Coach at Auburn. In 2007, US Lacrosse recognized Mike with the “HS Lacrosse Coach of the Year Award” in Georgia. And in 2013, Coach Mike was voted by his peers, SELC (Southeast Lacrosse Conference,) Coach of the Year while coaching At Auburn, making him one of only a handful of coaches with this award at both levels.