Category: Negotiation

The Power of Negotiation Sometimes Means Being Silent

The Power of Negotiation Sometimes Means Being Silent

The other day, a LinkedIn connection of mine posted an article that caught my attention.  It focused on the tactic of silence in negotiation.  We have often discussed the power of asking, but there comes a time when it’s to your advantage to apply the philosophy of “less is more.”  In other words, it’s time […]

March 3, 2016 | By More
Negotiation Skills for Women – Is That Your Best Offer?

Negotiation Skills for Women – Is That Your Best Offer?

As money smart consumers we are well aware possessing good skills in negotiation can save and add a goodly sum to your bottom line.  One of the key areas where negotiation is utilized is in the employment arena.  For a woman, it’s to her great advantage to ramp up her knowledge about the tactics and […]

April 6, 2015 | By More
Tips to Negotiate Your Compensation Package

Tips to Negotiate Your Compensation Package

When it comes to earning your compensation for the efforts you bring to a job, it’s not just about the salary.  In fact, focusing solely on the salary can be a mistake, particularly if you’re a salaried employee (not hourly).  The most important reason is the amount of hours you work can whittle away what […]

March 31, 2015 | By More
Negotiation Skills and Your Career

Negotiation Skills and Your Career

Mastering the skill of negotiation is a tool a money smart consumer has to possess.  You need it to work out the best financial arrangements from purchasing a home, car, to consumer products.  Most importantly, you need it for a profitable and successful career.  After all, honed negotiation skills will allow you to enjoy the […]

March 12, 2015 | By More
Women and Money: Always Negotiate Your Salary

Women and Money: Always Negotiate Your Salary

Ladies, always negotiate your salary! Don’t leave money on the table!  Today, we want to share a series of articles that focus on the conversation of negotiation.  Since it is the beginning of the year, the opportunity may be presented to you to negotiate an increase in your salary via a promotion or new job.  You […]

January 28, 2015 | By More
Career:  Myths Women Should Ignore

Career: Myths Women Should Ignore

There are a wide range of articles available to women to offer guidance for their career.  Today, we wanted to bring an article by Neha Gandhi to your attention.  She addresses five myths she believes exists related to careers that women need to ignore.   And, you will find these helpful to review, particularly if you […]

January 12, 2015 | By More
Negotiate and Ask Impacts Your Bottom Line

Negotiate and Ask Impacts Your Bottom Line

Have you ever been to a flea market? If you have never had the opportunity to go to one, I encourage you to do so.  It’s quite an interesting adventure. You truly can witness the power of negotiate and ASK!  My most recent experience was last summer in the state of Michigan.  We were staying the weekend with friends who […]

April 29, 2013 | By More
Your Job:  What’s In Your Compensation Package?

Your Job: What’s In Your Compensation Package?

How does the saying go – the grass is always greener on the other side?  I know quite a few entrepreneurs, and they’ve told me most people believe they really have it easy being their own boss.  True – when you own your own business, you’re the boss.  You set the hours, you work when […]

January 17, 2013 | By More
The Power of ASK!

The Power of ASK!

Let’s take a minute to do a mental exercise.  It’s really easy, and should leave you feeling happy.  Here we go.  Think about the people you have met over the years.  Now, I want you to pick out the individual or persons who have made a difference in your life.  I’m talking about someone who […]

November 19, 2012 | By More