Lose the Gum

image of gum on a wall to display the notion: lose the gum
Having worked on Wall Street for over 20 years, I have answered many of the same questions to younger people who are looking to get their start, or better position themselves, in one of the toughest industries in the world.

My posts on this topic, below, are exactly what I say to people in person. You might find them of use to yourself too.

“Lose the gum,” is the first thing I often tell people seeking advice.  This might seem so obvious to some readers.  But, seriously?  Lose the gum.


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Posts from Lose the Gum

  • Lose the Gum – A Survival Guide for Women on Wall Street
    By tamara on March 12, 2017

    It was exactly one year and five days ago, when I announced the completion of my (first) book Lose the Gum. Several revisions later and it is now available for purchase on Balboa Press’s website as well Amazon and Barnes & Noble.com.  The book is meant to be a survival guide for women on Wall …

  • Coming Soon: Lose the Gum
    By tamara on March 6, 2016

    Over the last several months, I received a number of emails asking me, why I haven’t been blogging. People seem to think that my new Manhattan lifestyle is just so fabulous and full of parties that I have foregone my purpose. Well, I would like to assure you that is not the case. Although my …


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