Negotiating

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LOREN RIDINGER

Loren Ridinger/Negotiating

Senior Vice President, Market America & Shop.com

A: 1. Believe in yourself – don’t sell yourself short. 2. Be assertive, don’t let others pull you away in different directions. 3. Be honest with yourself.

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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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Alexia Vernon/Negotiating

Owner, Alexia Vernon Empowerment LLC

A: People who know me well get a kick out of the fact that I’ll negotiate whenever I get the chance – whether it’s for a higher speaking fee or a ...

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Amy Abrams/Negotiating

Co-founder, In Good Company

A: Take classes or find a coach. It is critical to learn effective communication skills that will enable you to articulate your needs and negotiate strategically. One thing to keep in ...

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Janet Hanson

Janet Hanson/Negotiating

Founder & CEO, 85 Broads Unlimited LLC

A: In 1986, I had the opportunity to meet with Bob Rubin who was taking the helm as co-senior partner at Goldman. I was one of the top producers in the ...

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Liz Dennery Sanders

Liz Dennery Sanders/Negotiating

Founder & CEO, SheBrand

A: It took me a long time to speak up for myself. So many of us were raised to be “good girls” – to listen and not be heard. Society still ...

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