Fearless Asking #2: Reckoning with Itty Bitty Sh!tty Committee (video)

In the second installment of Fearless Asking, I talk about the Itty Bitty Sh!tty Committee, the voice of self-doubt that keeps us safe from harm but also small and resentful. 

When we heed the voice of this saboteur, we are likely to encounter the 3A trap and end up in a worse situation than if we had calmly confronted the issue and asked for what we want.

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It's About More Than Just Money: Four Reasons How Learning Mutual Benefit Negotiation Strategies Can Change Your World

You can be an ambitious, brave AND collaborative negotiator. 
You can be a communicator who leads through problem-solving, value-creating conversations. 
 

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How Negotiation Skills Helped Me Deal with Sexism in the Tech Industry

Here's my truth - I left the tech field, because I couldn't bear the pressure to fold myself into a pretzel to please an all-male management team and to pretend like sexism doesn't exist. 

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Delegation: Part Negotiation, Part Coaching

If you manage people, you may have noticed that you spend quite a bit of time negotiating with people over timelines, deliverables, and accountability regarding a given task. And, perhaps more often than you like, you delegate a task and instead of job done, you get a long list of reasons why the assignment was impossible to accomplish, along with lots of apologies and mea culpas.

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How I Bungled My Salary Negotiation So You Won't Have To

When I went to intern at Golden Seeds at age twenty-eight, I chose a feminist enterprise over a paying job where I was more often judged by the choice of my blouse than my contributions.  

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