Negotiating

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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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kathy caprino

Kathy Caprino/Negotiating

Founder & President, Ellia Communications, Inc.

A: Being clear on what we want and having the courage to ask for it in a compelling way is a key to advancement and success. Yet many women struggle with ...

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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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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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