Maybe you’re a Wall Street chief exec who’s been accused of betting against investors. Maybe you couldn’t recall the first of John C. Whitehead’s 14 Business Principles, “Our clients’ interests always come first,” if you tried. Maybe you’ve been tasked with regaining your customers’ trust, and risk losing the support of the board if that doesn’t happen, stat. Maybe it’s simply a matter of feeling lonely and in need of a friend. A friend you can call just to say “Hey.” A friend who’ll be there for you in good times and in bad. A friend who will make you laugh but won’t judge you if you cry. A friend who will always have your back but won’t shy away from calling you out when you’re acting like a dickhead. A friend who you’d feel lost without. A friend who makes up one of the bodies in the “two bodies one soul” quote that applies to your life. A friend who shouldn’t have to hide in the shadows any longer. A friend who, compliance be damned, you’re going to go on this conference call and reference extensively to analysts and shareholders alike. A friend like Jennifer. And also, to a lesser extent, your buddy Chris.
Whatever reason you may have for coming up with your own Jennifer, David Campisi gets it. Read more »