Negotiating

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Sara Holoubek/Negotiating

CEO, Luminary Labs

A: Do whatever you need to do to get over it. I also encourage women and men alike to deliver tough love. I am known to stop interviews and frankly tell ...

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Elizabeth Harrison/Negotiating

Principal, Harrison & Shriftman

A: To be a good negotiator you have to be willing to walk away.  This is very hard for most women because we are taught to accommodate and get along.  There ...

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Anu Duggal/Negotiating

Founder, Female Founders Fund

A: For me, the most difficult but most rewarding negotiation was in the co-founder discussions around my last company. I was negotiating from a position of weakness where I did not ...

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Tory Johnson

Tory Johnson/Negotiating

Founder, Spark and Hustle & Women for Hire

A: Don’t wait until you’re comfortable – that day may never come. Some women equate negotiating with a root canal, which is actually great. If your tooth was rotting and you ...

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Caroline Ghosn/Negotiating

Co-founder & CEO, Levo League

A: Levo League is actively addressing this study and encouraging women to ask for more in their careers. Women need to openly discuss their hesitations and support one another in the ...

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Rachel Lloyd

Rachel Lloyd/Negotiating

Founder & Executive Director, GEMS: Girls Educational & Mentoring Services

A: Don’t be! You have to push through society’s ideas about how women should act and take your own power. I want my girls to grow up to be bold, strong ...

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