Raising The Stakes Achievers

("Raising the Stakes" (will feature diverse vignettes to demonstrate negotiating  savvy and pitfalls. Here is a partial index of encounters with high-profile achievers with whom she has crossed paths:   .  

  • Rudy Giuliani seeks counsel from Wendeen in the “ice cream truck”

  • George Pataki recruits her away into a down and dirty campaign 

  • Wayne Newton sweats a libel case with Wendeen at Casa de Shenandoah

  • Donald Trump dazzles her at dinner and at his Mara Lago estate

  • World Poker Tour CEO Lyle Berman bails Wendeen out of a tight spot 

  • Former AOL/Time Warner CEO Dick Parsons warns of sharks

  • Anthony “Fat Tony”  Salerno “protects” Wendeen at her mother’s front door

  • James Woods presses her to reveal a biographer’s sources

  • Telly Savalas gets crippled by Wendeen at the World Series of Poker 

  • Tobey Maguire grabs $100 from her and comes back for more

  • Poker legend Doyle Brunson schools Wendeen in No-Limit Hold’em