Business Women: Fast Forward Your Ability to Negotiate! 

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This week on the Peace Parlor, we have a powerful advocate for women in the workplace. Are you underpaid? Talk to her. She'll show you how to get every penny you're worth and gratitude from your boss that you've chosen to work there. Need respect? She can show you how to win respect and step into your power. Need to make a business deal and swim with the sharks? She does that too.

Here's a recent example client story.

After coaching with Lisa for a brief time, Michaela stepped into her boss’s office.

An engineer and product designer, she’d been killing it. Over delivering. She had great relationships, but she felt a bit invisible. And she definitely wasn’t getting what she was worth. Armed with a plan, new-found skills and confidence, Michaela told the story of how her strategy and influence strengths generated both innovation and profit. She asked for a promotion and a 31% increase in salary to factor in both her wage gap and the future goals she was about to accomplish.

She walked out with more than she asked for, a new title and role, and blue sky all around.

This week, we're grateful to have LinkedIn powerhouse and co-founder of She Negotiates, Lisa Gates. She and her business partner Victoria Pynchon have been frequent contributors to The Daily Muse, Forbes and LinkedIn, and the work of She Negotiates has been featured on NPR, CNN, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Glamour, Real Simple, and many others.

Lisa is a thought leader for women and negotiation on the LinkedIn platform, where she is a favorite blogger with a big following. She was a teacher at which is now owned by LinkedIn. Her courses on / LinkedIn include: 

  • Asking for a Raise
  • Negotiation Fundamentals
  • Resolving Conflict
  • Coaching and Developing Employees, and 
  • Coaching for Results 

Check out the video replay above and Fast Forward Your Ability to Negotiate...


About the Author Catherine

Catherine Cooley is a mediator and a communication coach. She has worked in environments of extreme conflict including prisons, the court system and local communities teaching what she calls "Breakthrough Conversations." She specializes in helping people foster clear, respectful, warm, cooperative relationships at home and in the workplace.

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