Negotiating

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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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Stephanie Newby

Stephanie Newby/Negotiating

Managing Director, Golden Seeds

A: Do negotiation training – and this is not a silly idea! A lot of negotiation is learning lots of little tricks. The best one is the value of silence. Don’t ...

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Emily Miethner

Emily Miethner/Negotiating

Founder & President, NY Creative Interns

A: Practice out loud. It may feel silly, but becoming comfortable with what you're going to say ahead of time is extremely helpful in the negotiation process. You don't need to plan a whole speech, ...

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Eve Pearl

Eve Pearl/Negotiating

President and Owner, Eve Pearl

A: When I had my first book deal with Warner Books, I actually then took the offer and was able to get a William Morris agent… a highly coveted agency. The ...

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Marina Maher

Marina Maher/Negotiating

CEO, Marina Maher Communications

A: I’m very passionate about this subject. One of the greatest weaknesses women have in business is negotiating. Yet it is one of the most important skills she needs for her ...

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