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5 Lessons from the Wolf of Wall Street

This week, I took the opportunity to see Jordan Belfort (aka The Wolf of Wall Street) at one of his famous motivational speaking seminars. Like most people, I’d seen the movie and took a vague interest in Jordan’s story, quickly deciding that I did not like the man or what he stood for much at all. But, fraud and moral corruption aside, Jordan has led a pretty extraordinary life and I figured that I’d be pretty close-minded to dismiss the lessons that he had to share at face value. So, I went along. Not surprisingly, the people-watching at this seminar was entertainment enough. A majority of the audience was comprised of suited-up-wolf-wannabes with their highlighted copies of the book ready for Jordan’s ...