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How the Famed Exec Club Overcame COVID Crossroads to Ultimately Thrive | Margaret Mueller

My guest today on The Courage of a Leader podcast is Margaret Meuller, we discuss how Executive Club of Chicago navigated through crossroads during the COVID-19 pandemic.

In this episode, Margaret, who is vastly experienced at driving growth and impact in business and society and was President of the Executives Club of Chicago through our global pandemic, shares her experience and pragmatic guidance with us.

This is not an episode to miss! You’ll get practical and transformational advice to apply when you’re faced with an important personal or professional crossroads decision.


About the Guest:

With over 20 years of experience as a board member, C-suite executive, and civic leader, Margaret Mueller has a proven track record of driving growth and impact in business and society.

Margaret is a Board Director, and the President and CEO of The Executives’ Club of Chicago, a prestigious 115-year old business leaders association that attracts over 16,000 senior corporate leaders annually to over 100 programs on the latest business topics.

As an Operating Partner at Tilia Holdings, Margaret leads the Tilia Innovation Collaboratory, a platform that enhances safety, nutrition, and sustainability in the global food supply chain through middle market control investments.

Through these roles, Margaret leverages her expertise in governance, succession planning, enterprise risk management, supply chains, marketing, and M&A to create value for her stakeholders, partners, and communities. She is passionate about advancing corporate social responsibility, diversity and inclusion, digital transformation, and sustainability.

About the Host:

Amy L. Riley is an internationally renowned speaker, author and consultant. She has over 2 decades of experience developing leaders at all levels. Her clients include Cisco Systems, Deloitte and Barclays.

As a trusted leadership coach and consultant, Amy has worked with hundreds of leaders one-on-one, and thousands more as part of a group, to fully step into their leadership, create amazing teams and achieve extraordinary results. 

Amy’s most popular keynote speeches are:

  • The Courage of a Leader: The Power of a Leadership Legacy
  • The Courage of a Leader: Create a Competitive Advantage with Sustainable, Results-Producing Cross-System Collaboration
  • The Courage of a Leader: Accelerate Trust with Your Team, Customers and Community
  • The Courage of a Leader: How to Build a Happy and Successful Hybrid Team


Her new book is a #1 international best-seller and is entitled, The Courage of a Leader: How to Inspire, Engage and Get Extraordinary Results.


Resources mentioned in the podcast

The Inspire Your Team assessment (the courage assessment):

Executives Club of Chicago


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