CEO Jennifer Fried Explains The Important Difference Between Managing And Leading

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ExplORer Surgical is an interactive surgical playbook that reduces disruptions and wasted disposables by improving surgical team communication. As the company has scaled, CEO and Co-Founder Jennifer Fried has had to evolve her management style. As someone who values the one on one coaching time she was able to spend with each employee, Jennifer has learned to transition from being a hands-on manager to being an effective leader. According to the Harvard Business Review, “Management consists of controlling a group or a set of entities to accomplish a goal, while leadership refers to an individual’s ability to influence, motivate, and enable others to contribute toward organizational success.” Jennifer now uses her role as CEO to focus heavily on the culture and long-term goals of ExplORer Surgical. What does she have planned for this year? Find out.