Negotiating

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Reshma Saujani/Negotiating

Founder, Girls Who Code

A: I always tell women that you don't know until you ask. Just ask and then be quiet; don't use qualifiers. Believe in yourself and know your worth. And practice negotiating in ...

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NellMerlino

Nell Merlino/Negotiating

Founder & President, Count Me In for Women's Economic Independence

A: I would recommend two books by women that have mastered the art of negotiation: Knowing Your Value: Women, Money and Getting What You’re Worth by Mika Brzezinski, co-host of MSNBC’s Morning ...

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Hayley Barna

Hayley Barna/Negotiating

Co-founder, Birchbox

A: First, figure out what style you’re most comfortable with. What are you willing to say versus not say? What are you willing to ask for? Then practice. Role playing seems ...

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Alisa Vitti

Alisa Vitti/Negotiating

Founder, FLO Living Center, LLC

A: Our hormones shift our brain chemistry in certain times of the month, making us really powerful negotiators. If you tend to be shy, knowing when this time of shifting hormones ...

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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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