WENDY TELLS ALL:

A TREASURE TROVE OF UNEXPECTED ADVICE, EXHILARATING INSPIRATION, AND INTREPID TALES OF ADVENTURE FROM A BROAD.

COME EXPLORE!

Welcome to the wonderful world of making your mark, making it count, and making it rain.

My story: on mothers, Goldman Sachs, and the importance of listening to your own joy instead of other people’s fears

I HAD NO IDEA WHAT DO DO. I had graduated from law school a couple of years before, worked unhappily as a lawyer, and was living in New York City, desperately trying to figure out what to do with my life. I had plenty of confidence. I knew I could do anything, I just didn’t know what it was. And I wanted someone, ANYONE, to tell me what I should do.

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Quit your job, fire your employees, tell off your co-workers, and live to tell about it-a survival tool for anything scary

A FEW YEARS AGO, I HAD TO FIRE SOMEONE. And, unlike some ex-Presidential candidates I could mention, I do not enjoy firing people. I had been dreading this. This person did not want to be fired. She wasn’t expecting to be fired. She was fully capable of taking me down with her into a morass of self-pity and loathing. She had done so before when I gently tried to push her towards the idea that she might do better in a different environment, that she would blossom like a flower in the right fertilizer…ok, I am bad at metaphor.

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Let’s assume you’re not wrong

MY CLIENTS SPEND A LOT OF TIME TELLING ME HOW TRULY, DEEPLY BAD THEY ARE. They are the most undisciplined, unfocused, unmotivated, lethargic, flawed people on the planet. And, eventually, I just have to want to slap them. But, since I know that violence is never the answer, I tell them this:

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