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13
Jun

But … Do You Know How to Be a Leader?

  Perhaps you’ve been working in a company for many years, and perhaps you’ve escalated to a high level in that company. Does that mean you know how to lead? Perhaps you work for yourself and have a small staff or perhaps you are building a “start up.” Does that mean you know how to...
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Whimsy and Why It's Important in Company Leadership
20
Apr

Whimsy and Why It’s Important in Company Leadership

According to the dictionary, here’s what whimsy means: Capricious humor or extravagant, fanciful or excessively playful expression An odd or fanciful notion A product of playful or capricious fancy. Now, these are quite redundant, but all mean the same to me: Playfulness and Fun. In one of my past iterations, I had a company called...
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17
Oct

Bigotry Is Alive And Well In An America I Do Not Recognize

  On my Leadership Coaching page on this website, I say that a leader is “someone who works with a team, not over a team”. In thinking about that, I mean, truly, someone who works “with” others. A leader is someone who is inclusive, open, accepting, wanting to be connected with others. Therefore, in my...
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24
Sep

Has Your Leadership Style Needed to Change in Recent Times … Especially if You Are a Man?

Welcome to the new and updated annfry.com website. Please keep coming back. Calling all men, who have the responsibility of leading others. Whether you’re in your own business or whether you work in a corporation, you are called upon to “lead.” Do you, like me, sometimes struggle with new directions, expansion of your work, developing...
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24
Aug

What Does “Employee Centric” Mean?

When people ask me to describe the work I do with corporations, I say … “I help them create employee-centric workplaces.” The simple explanation, which you see on my home page is … creating an environment where you honor your employees, where you take care of them, so they can then take care of your...
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