The Power of “No”

Updated insider information by Chellie Campbell, author of “The Wealthy Spirit: Daily Affirmations for Financial Stress Reduction” 113-April 23 “You can say no and smile only when you have a bigger yes burning inside of you.”—Unknown I once worked for two titans of the motion picture industry, Edgar Scherick and Scott Rudin. Edgar was the older, more experienced mogul and Scott was the up-and-coming young counterpart. At the time, I was pursuing a career behind the camera in the motion picture industry and was Edgar’s Executive Assistant. One day, they fired the office gofer (you know, “go fer” this and “go fer” that). They weren’t going to hire a new one, and the rest of us in the office were anxious about who was going to get the … [Read more...]

Just Say "No" to Scott Rudin I'm posting this special blog today because my old boss, Scott Rudin, is much in the news with the release of Sony executives' emails because of their recent hacking. I was Scott Rudin's assistant way back in 1981, when he was the new "boy genius" in Hollywood. Rudin now holds the record for firing assistants, but amazingly I escaped that fate (I imagine because he hadn't fully grown into that persona yet. But the seeds were there.) Here's the piece I wrote about him in "The Wealthy Spirit" followed by a new bit I wrote for "From Worry to Wealthy" (available for pre-order now): “You can say no and smile only when you have a bigger yes burning inside of you.”—Unknown I once worked for two titans of the motion … [Read more...]

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