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What is the most important life lesson to pass on when faced with our own mortality? What leadership attributes do you want to instill in your children? Fanny Rules: A Mother's Leadership Lessons That Never Grow Old contains a lifetime of principles broken down into nine lessons passed on to a 12-year-old boy from his mother's bedside.

Affectionately nicknamed by his peers and colleagues, Dr. Troy grew up to be an international speaker, author, consultant, and executive coach in the areas of culture and leadership, strategy, and change. Here, Dr. Troy shares his memories of his late mother, Fanny, and her remarkable common-sense life view. Her teachable moments became the foundation of his revered leadership teachings around the world.

This practical leadership book offers leadership lessons cloaked in heartwarming and hilarious stories. Fanny Rules is the must-have listen for purpose-driven leaders who are ready to accelerate their personal and professional success. Just as Fanny passed these valuable leadership lessons on to her son, you can do the same for the next generation of leaders. Join Dr. Troy as he shares stories and lessons fit for the backyard or the boardroom.



Dr. Troy Hall is a speaker and talent retention expert who travels the globe teaching and motivating C-Suite Executives and Senior HR Leaders on how to retain their top talent. With his Ph.D. in Global Leadership, he has been honored to present at conferences across the United States, as well as in the United Kingdom, Africa, Asia, and the Middle East. He is also the Chief Strategy Officer for South Carolina Federal Credit Union, a multi-billion dollar financial institution that consistently wins awards as one of the "Best Places to Work."


"Fanny Rules: A Mother's Leadership Lessons that Never Grow Old is a tool and a mentorship playbook that I have taken to heart and used in my day-to-day life. I would recommend it to everyone looking for insight on leadership training and guidance."
DAVID S. MATEGWA, OGW, DSA, ICUDE National Chairman, Kenya Police, Sacco

"Dr. Troy's down-to-earth storytelling style, combined with the actionable items at the end of each chapter, have the impact of taking boyhood advice from his mom and transforming it into golden success nuggets that anyone can utilize to build their careers, their business, their brands, and, quite honestly, their relationships."
CURT MERCADANTE Bestselling Author of Five Pillars of the Freedom Lifestyle: How to Escape Your Comfort Zone of Misery, Principal and Founder, Merc Enterprises

"Fanny Rules is a must-read for every business leader. Filled with powerful memories starting from a boy sitting at his mother's deathbed, these stories will make you laugh, cry, and grow. Filled to the brim with parables and principles, Fanny was a leader for the ages. We are lucky her wisdom was passed down through her son in a heartfelt and remarkable way. You won't be able to put this book down."
WHITNEY MCDUFF Speaker Brand Strategist, Public Relations, Bestselling Author of The Lollie Tree

"Fanny Rules is an engaging tale of triumph over tribulation, happiness out of heartbreak, and love over loss. Dr. Troy brings meaning to life's often tragic twists--honoring his wonderful mother by passing on her wisdom for generations of leaders to come."

MARK PETTIT Bestselling Author, EMMY Award-winner, & Actor

You may also contact Dr. Troy at Leadership Speakers Bureau to schedule him for speaking or leadership engagements.

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