Negotiating

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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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KatiaBeauchamp

Katia Beauchamp/Negotiating

Co-founder, Birchbox

A: The first conversation I had with the CEO of Benefit Cosmetics was an experience I will never forget. It was a phone call, he challenged the idea and I worked ...

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ReshmaForbes

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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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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Jennifer.Macaluso-Gilmore

Jennifer Macaluso Gilmore/Negotiating

Founder, Something Different for Women, LLC

A: Go for it! The only way we women will ever get better at this and catch up to men (who by the way are only more comfortable with it because ...

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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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