Anyone who knows me well understands how much I love Thanksgiving. It’s pretty much the perfect holiday. There are no presents to buy. You don’t have t…
Photo by: Abby Cole Photography I’m used to being there for the people in my life. The past year and a half have been tough on all of us, and I’ve trie…
Reader’s Digest published my favorite quote from Eleanor Roosevelt in 1940: “No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” It’s an inspiring…
When you’re pitching your business to the CEO of a multinational corporation, you often have no more than 10 minutes to state your case. That’s why whe…
I’m sick of being called a bitch. Okay, maybe people aren’t using that word as much anymore. But we all know that when you’re a CEO and you’re labeled …
I have a colleague who who kept talking to her partner about how much she missed kickboxing. It was empowering, challenging, helped her with mental cla…
Let’s pretend you’re on a first date. Everything is going great, but then your date leans across the table and asks, “So, what’s the biggest regret of …
If you’re like a lot of us, the first thing you do when you spend an entire night staring at the ceiling is grab your phone and type in something along…
I wish I had a dollar for every time someone has said to me: “But Wendy, you don’t understand my situation.” It usually comes in the middle of a conver…
Over the past year, I can count the number of vacation days I’ve taken on one hand. And it’s the same for people on my staff. If you can’t take a vacat…
When I talk to my clients, they tell me that the past year has been one long trust exercise. Time and time again during the pandemic, we’ve been forced…
A client called me recently to ask why I thought their supervisor hadn’t been as friendly as usual. Was this a reflection on their work? Could it be an…