Just 3 Questions About Leadership with Ed Moy

Who is the best leader you have ever sat under and why were they so good?


Ed Moy currently is the Chief Strategist for Morgan Gold. President George W. Bush appointed him 38th Director of the United States Mint (2006-2011); he served as Special Assistant to the President for Presidential Personnel at the White House; as an officer of publicly-traded L&L Energy; as an executive with several health care companies; and as an adviser to a private equity firm. President George H.W. Bush appointed him to a senior leadership role in the oversight of Medicare and Medicaid programs. 

In this first video, Ed answers, “Who is the best leader you have ever sat under and why were they so good?”



Ed has had an extensive history of working for corporate leaders, world leaders and presidents. The two qualities Ed mentioned were the amount of time his first mentor was willing with him, plus how people in high positions modeled responsibility with integrity at great risk. 

Think about those who have made an impact on you. What kind of time did/do you spend together? Have they shown you all sides of their life or just the "good" sides? How do they handle the tough decisions with integrity?
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What is the most important thing you do to develop leaders?


In this next clip, Ed answers the question, "What is the most important thing you do to develop leaders?"



Using what he's learned from his own role models, Ed reiterated two qualities that he tries to emulate to those he has identified as having leadership potential.
  • Spends time with them
  • Transparency

Who are you bringing up in leadership? Who have you identified as having leadership potential?
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How are you/could you spend time with them? Are you sharing victories and failures? How are you opening up mutual accountability with them? How are you challenging them? How are they challenging you?
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What is the most important thing you do to develop yourself as a leader?


In this next clip, Ed answers the question, "What is the most important thing you do to develop yourself as a leader?"


Ed stressed the importance of growing in his faith with fellowship and disciplines as a way to develop himself as a leader in business. How are you intentionally growing in your faith and integrating that into your work life?
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Proverbs 27:17 (NASB)

17Iron sharpens iron,

So one man sharpens another.

New American Standard Bible, Copyright 1960,1962,1963,1968,1971,1972,1973,1975,1977,1995 by The Lockman Foundation. Used by permission.

Ed doesn't seek to be a role model, but looks to come alongside others and grow together. Who is in your field and a believer who can be your sharpening iron?
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What is the most important thing you do to develop your faith on a daily basis?


In this bonus clip, Ed answers the question, "What is the most important thing you do to strengthen your Christian faith on a daily basis?"



Ed admitted that his "Type A" personality makes it a challenge for him to slow down. His wife challenge him to be reflective and consistently remind himself where God has intersected in his life to deepen his faith aside from spiritual disciplines. 

Take some time to write out your journey and reflect on how God has intersected and combined the different areas of your life in faith. How can you praise Him today?
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No two people lead exactly the same way, but there are sound leadership principles that can help you become the leader God has planned you to be. May God grant you wisdom and grace as you lead others for His glory.