Wendy Ulrich, Ph.D., M.B.A., was a psychologist in private practice in Ann Arbor, Michigan for almost fifteen years before moving with her husband to Montreal (where he presided over the Canada Montreal Mission), then Alpine, Utah. She founded Sixteen Stones Center for Growth, which offers seminar-retreats for LDS women (sixteenstones.net). She is a mother and grandmother, a columnist for Deseret News, a former president of the Association of Mormon Counselors and Psychotherapist, and a business consultant with The RBL Group. Her books include Forgiving Ourselves, Weakness Is Not Sin, and national best seller The Why of Work, co-authored with her husband, Dave Ulrich.

Presenter at FairMormon Conference

Research and Published Books

  • Let God Love You
  • The Temple Experience
  • Habits of Happiness
  • Forgiving Ourselves: Getting Back Up When We Let Ourselves Down
  • Weakness Is Not Sin: The Liberating Distinction That Awakens Our Strengths
  • The Why of Work: How Great Leaders Build Abundant Organizations That Win

The Why of Work (18:48)

  • Leaders as meaning makers.
  • Creating meaning for people vs. creating meaning with people.
  • What is real leadership in the church?
  • Leaders who focus on meaning create an abundance response (33:55)
  • How the Lord seeks to empower us
  • How we can follow the lead of our Heavenly Father to empower others (45:30)
  • 7 Questions that Drive Abundance (49:38)
    • What am I known for?
    • Where am I going?
    • Whom do I travel with
    • How do I build a positive work environment?
    • What challenges interest me?
    • How do I respons to disposability and change?
    • What delights me?
    • “What was really needed was a fundamental change in our attitude toward life. We had to learn ourselves and, furthermore, we had to teach the despairing men, that it did not really matter what we expected from life, but rather what life expected from us. We needed to stop asking about the meaning of life, and instead to think of ourselves as those who were being questioned by life — daily and hourly. Our answer must consist, not in talk and meditation, but in right action and in right conduct. Life ultimately means taking the responsibility to find the right answer to its problems and to fulfill the tasks which it constantly sets for each individual.”  -Victor Frankel-

Links:

Association of Mormon Counselors and Psychologists

Fair Mormon Conference

Sixteen Stones

All of Wendy’s books

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