Negotiating

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Marie Forleo

Marie Forleo/Negotiating

CEO, Marie Forleo International Inc.

A: Being uncomfortable is fine.  Staying ignorant is not.  Most of us are never taught how to negotiate and it’s a vital skill for success.  So rather than stress about it, ...

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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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Diana Propper de Callejon/Negotiating

General Partner, Expansion Capital Partners

A: As a girl raised with an older brother and mainly male friends (and now with two sons of my own!), I had a lot of experience negotiating and engaging with ...

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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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Hibaaq Osman

Hibaaq Osman/Negotiating

Founder & CEO, Karama

A: We are continuously negotiating with governments and women. The emphasis of my work from the beginning, even before Karama, has always been about bringing together people of different viewpoints and ...

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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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