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Ann Fry

What Do Breast Cancer and Halloween Have in Common?

Ann Fry | Posted 12.30.2014 | Business
Ann Fry

Well, to point out the obvious, we are aware of them both in October. October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and, October is Halloween. Both happen every year. What do these two things have in common?

Why I Care So Much About the Impact of Cancer... My Story

Ann Fry | Posted 10.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Ann Fry

People wonder why I'm a radical advocate for helping people with cancer (or major illness) at work. I often write about corporate responsibility, but I don't often write about what prompted me to do so. You might wonder -- what is it with this woman that she keeps talking about this?

Building a Community That Takes Care of Its People

Ann Fry | Posted 06.30.2014 | Small Business
Ann Fry

At the heart of any company that offers empathy and strong incentives and engagement is a company that is "employee centric." What that refers to is a company who puts the needs of their employees in the forefront.

What Three CEO's Are Really Passionate About Concerning Their Employees

Ann Fry | Posted 06.08.2014 | Business
Ann Fry

As you know, this is the second in a series of blogs about how to deal with cancer and major illness in the workplace. The content for this series is ...

Cancer Touches Everyone: How a Company's Culture Responds Is the Key

Ann Fry | Posted 06.02.2014 | Business
Ann Fry

I've heard horror stories from folks that worked in places where people were resentful that someone had too much time off, or that they had to pick up the slack for the person.

Don't Leave Your Humanity at the Door; Take it Into Work With You!

Ann Fry | Posted 05.11.2014 | Impact
Ann Fry

As you know, I'm passionate (and concerned) about how people with major illness, like cancer, are treated at work. Along with that, of course, is how ...

Cancer and the Mindset of Healing

Ann Fry | Posted 02.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Ann Fry

I remember that the morning after my own diagnosis: I sat up in bed, I put my feet on the ground, I started to cry... but only for about 60 seconds. Then I said to myself (out loud), "This disease is not going to kill me." I believed it then, and I believe it now. That was over four years ago.