Negotiating

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Mimi Duvall

Mimi Duvall/Negotiating

Life Coach & Designer, Dreams Will Come

A: Take a good look at where you learned or decided that asking for what you want is a bad thing....once you see that this is a rouse keeping you from ...

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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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WhitneyJohnson

Whitney Johnson/Negotiating

Co-founder, Rose Park Advisors

A: First, recognize that there’s a reason that you are uncomfortable asking for what you want.  Women are considered feminine only when within the context of doing something for someone else ...

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Manisha Thakor/Negotiating

Founder & CEO, MoneyZen Wealth Management, LLC

A: When I was doing my MBA at Harvard, the class I liked least was the one on negotiation. It felt to me like I was going to war (despite 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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SaraHoloubek

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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