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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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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Anita Sands

Anita Sands/Negotiating

Group Managing Director & Head of Change Leadership, UBS Wealth Management Americas

A: Over the years, I have come to believe that there is an “invisible hand” that often holds women back professionally. Simply put, we don’t ask. We don’t ask often enough, or ...

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Janet Hanson

Janet Hanson/Negotiating

Founder & CEO, 85 Broads Unlimited LLC

A: I think women have to get used to thinking in terms of "key words"  -- I call it "negotiation optimization."  What that means — get to the point by being ...

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Kathryn Minshew

Kathryn Minshew/Negotiating

Co-Founder & CEO, The Daily Muse

A: This is so true. Nearly 60% of men will negotiate their salary in their first job—and just 7% of women will. But I get it—it’s tough. I didn’t negotiate at ...

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JennyFleiss

Jenny Fleiss/Negotiating

Co-founder, Rent the Runway

A: The best way to learn is by doing. There are so many capable women out there that have all the tools to do what we have done but just need ...

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