Negotiating

Meditation helps negotiation

Meditation helps negotiation

When I started meditating, I knew it would make me calmer. It would slow my racing mind and help me project a less frantic energy. I wanted to feel, and be, more relaxed.

I wanted this for my personal life…

5 Tips for Making More Money

5 Tips for Making More Money

I had my first major money wake-up call about 10 years ago. I was working in the nonprofit sector, and a major grant that had been promised to us fell through. I had to scramble to raise the funds…

How to Charge More or Get a Raise

How to Charge More or Get a Raise

Instead of ushering in the new year with resolutions we won't keep past February, let's focus on what we can (and should) finally drop. This week, we’ll focus on quitting bad habits, toxic relationships…

Bold Money Conversations That Can Change Your Life

Bold Money Conversations That Can Change Your Life

I recently returned from Kendall SummerHawk’s Feminine Money Mastery event, where women from all around the globe (and a few cool guys as well) gathered to improve their relationship with money. One of the most interesting aspects of…

How Financial Literacy Can Impact the Pay Gap

How Financial Literacy Can Impact the Pay Gap

I see daily articles on the injustices of pay discrimination. The gender wage gap is real. Here are the facts: Women earn $0.77 on the dollar compared to men; a 23 percent discount. The wage gap will likely not…

What to Do When You Get Two Job Offers

What to Do When You Get Two Job Offers

I've been feeling invisible in my current company and position. It's not bad, per se, but not good either. So I went and got a new job, which was great news. Until I told my supervisor…

12 Things to Negotiate Instead of Salary

12 Things to Negotiate Instead of Salary

Whether you’re starting a new job or negotiating a raise, you’re not always going to get the salary you want. If your employer won’t come up to your magic number, try negotiating some alternatives…

Negotiating Experiment: How Much Can You Save?

Negotiating Experiment: How Much Can You Save?

Negotiating is a tricky, tricky game. I prefer doing it over email: I ponder my moves, come to a decision and slide the page back across the virtual table. I understand the basics of negotiation, but no matter what I…

Negotiating Secrets of Female CEOs

Negotiating Secrets of Female CEOs

As numerous studies have shown, most women would rather go shopping naked than engage in any sort of negotiation—whether for a job, a raise or a better deal. Is asking so painful or embarrassing? Not any more, thanks…