Judith Wagreich (Umlas)

Profile Updated: July 6, 2017
Residing In: Palisades, NY USA
Spouse/Partner: Robert Umlas
Homepage: www.GratefulLeadership.com
Occupation: Corporate Trainer
Children: Stefanie, age 33
Jared, age 25

I taught for one year, then went to work at CBS Television where I became a producer/writer of
WCBS-TV NEWS. I later joined International Institute for Learning to produce global satellite broadcasts. In 2006 our company published the book I had written, The Power of Acknowledgment and I have subsequently trained over 10,000 project managers, engineers, and executives in the 7 Principles of Acknowledgment. I am finishing my second and third books, "Leadership and The Power of Acknowledgment" and "The Power of Acknowledgment for Kids." These should be published shortly. I love contributing to people with this life-altering, transformational message. I have gone all over the world to deliver it and plan to do a lot more of this.

School Story:

We had to read so many books in such a short time in Mr. DuCharme's AP English class, that when I got to NYU, where I planned to become an English teacher, I went to my advisor and said I just couldn't take pleasure in reading any more books. He told me to read only cereal boxes, comic books and True Confessions magazines for several months -- and read only what I absolutely had to read for my courses. It worked, and I regained my love of reading. I continued to love Mr. DuCharme throughout, in spite of the grueling reading/writing schedule we had to follow.

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Aug 15, 2021 at 8:53 PM

Posted on: Aug 15, 2021 at 7:12 PM

Hi Bob! A very happy birthday to you. How do you feel about being 74 (I am guessing that this is what you're celebrating)? I still feel like I'm 16, but someone gave me a seat recently because he said he likes to show respect for his elders. That was just awful!!! :) Let's all just stay 16 at least in mind and spirit...

Jun 23, 2021 at 11:09 PM

Happy birthday, Ellen! I've finally mastered the process of getting into this site. It has taken me ages. Hope you're doing well!.

Jun 23, 2021 at 11:08 PM

Hey Fred, I just responded to your message from April! It's taken me a zillion tries to get into this site, but I'm here now! Best, Judy

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Jun 14, 2021 at 12:01 PM

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Nov 08, 2020 at 8:54 PM

Happy birthday, Irwin! Hope you had a great celebration! What are you doing these days? I’m still working! Are you?

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Jun 15, 2019 at 9:35 PM

Posted on: Jun 15, 2019 at 9:34 PM

??????Happy Birthday ??????
??????Happiness Always ??????

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Jun 14, 2019 at 12:27 PM

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Mar 30, 2019 at 12:34 PM

Hey Ralph(ie)! Hope you got the birthday song that Bob and I sent you yesterday (with harmony). Making up for years of being late for your special date! Hope it was a great celebration.

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Mar 27, 2019 at 3:04 PM

Posted on: Mar 25, 2019 at 11:30 PM

Hi fellow Judy (weren't there a lot of us in those days!). I want to wish you a very happy birthday and a wonderful year ahead! Let me know if you're ever heading toward the New York area. It would be fun to meet up.

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Jul 07, 2017 at 12:38 PM

Posted on: Jul 06, 2017 at 12:10 PM

You "wear" our 70 years well (I know this from having seen you at various reunions). Let's catch up some time -- I enjoyed our talks at the last reunion. Happy birthday!

Jun 14, 2017 at 4:33 AM
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Posted on: Jan 10, 2017 at 4:26 PM

Happy belated birthday! Hope this is a wonderful year for you. Best, Judy
P.S. Looks like we had almost the same hairstyle "back in the day."

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Jun 14, 2016 at 10:41 AM

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Feb 19, 2016 at 6:56 AM

Belated birthday wishes, Judy! It was so great seeing you at the reunion, which brought back the connection we had for many years, many years ago! Hope your celebration yesterday was wonderful. You deserve the best! Love, Judy