Larry Friis

Larry Friis 2018-08-13T10:53:11+00:00

Veteran Media Talent Larry Friis speaks to the topics of the day with an insight that brings years of analysis, thought leadership and scholarly research to the forefront.

Larry has been engaging audiences for more than 14 years as a radio host, adjunct professor, financial institution board member and as a professional speaker. From Keynote to executive presentations and coaching, Larry’s engagements combine all of these experiences to provide unique interactive presentations and perspectives, strategies, and implementations that are relevant today.

“Larry was engaging, enthusiastic, interactive with the audience and entertaining!​ ”

— M. PERRY, IDAHO HEALTHCARE ASSOCIATION

“Larry’s presentation and subsequent analysis of our operations became the basis for our significant operational turn-around.”

— ROBERT SMITH, BOWNE GCOM2 SOLUTIONS, INC.

“Larry was so good, he had us as soon as he predicted our behaviors!!”

— M. GAMBLIN, RECLAIMED ENERGY CONFERENCE, SPRING 2017 

“Larry identified $250,000 of potential cost savings. We dedicated one of our employees to implement his recommendations.”

— LNHA


Larry Friis is the host of “The Larry Friis Show” – Freedom’s Voice, broadcast on Red State Talk Radio. Larry has been a radio host for 6 years advancing conservative principals.

Larry B. Friis is the Principal of High-touch Leadership and has an MBA, a Nursing Home Administrator’s license, and is a Doctoral candidate at Grand Canyon University. Larry has served on the Board of Directors of two financial institutions, has been the past president of his professional association, and is now on the Board of Red State Talk Radio. Additionally, he is an Adjunct Professor at Utah Valley University, Salt Lake Community College, and Brigham Young University-Idaho.


EXPERTISE:

Larry FRiis Speaking Expertise

CHANGE MANAGEMENT: OVERCOMING THE RESISTANCE TO REGULATORY CHANGE

The change caused by the complexities of new regulations creates a strain on an organization. Managing change is a partnership between leaders and followers. Learn how to leverage employee strengths and minimize resistance to change. 

Learning outcomes include:

  • How to overcome soldering.
  • Enticing the natural needs of all employees.
  • Creating a partnership without money.
  • How regulatory change adds to purpose.

HOW TO LEAD THIS BABY BOOMER, GENERATION X, AND MILLENNIAL CREW?

High-touch Leadership examines the role of leaders at all levels of an organization. Baby-boomers are retiring and Gen Xers are being thrust into leadership while Millennials think of work differently. What do the leaders do, who were trained by the Baby-boomers when Millennials do not respond to those leadership styles? 

Learning outcomes include:

  • How to make the right connections.
  • Leveraging employee strengths.
  • Replacing old leadership tools for new.
  • Radical means of engaging employees.

Radical Leadership: TOOLS OF ENGAGEMENT

What drives today’s workforce and how does an enterprise get the most out of their followers? We will unwrap the drivers of and equip leaders with new tools to increase productivity.

Purpose + Internal Motivation = Increased Productivity.

Learning outcomes include:

  • How to use the employee evaluation as an internal motivational tool.
  • “Purpose” changes daily activity for the best.
  • How mentoring builds stronger following.

IN A HIGH-TECH WORLD, WE NEED HIGH-TOUCH LEADERSHIP!

High-touch leadership focuses on the leader- follower relationship and the importance, value, and need for a more engaged workforce. We will uncover how leaders make connections, find employee assets, and effectively strengthen followers.

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Learning outcomes include:

  • What it means to  “Be Present.”
  • Using leadership attributes to create greater leader/follower loyalty.
  • Understanding the value of direct, specific, and clear leadership.
  • Overcoming new workforce philosophies.