At times, we had daily contact via phone or email. That made a big difference in my self-confidence during some difficult conversations with company executives. She was a great sounding board for sorting through options and determining what I really wanted from the negotiation.
- Terri Foley
As an attorney you are an expert negotiator for your client, but when it comes to negotiating for yourself, that is another story.
Even a well-respected judge once told me that if she had been able to negotiate for herself she might have found a way to keep her position!
Whether you want better assignments, more access to good clients, better support, or a voice in the work of your organization, you're finding it a challenge to speak up for yourself.
In a dominantly male environment you may be harmed by:
Societal expectations of how you should act
Institutionalized work practices that don’t recognize all of your talents
Fear of rocking the boat or in seeming too brash
You can get more insight into these issues right now!
Download the free article, 8 Obstacles to Getting the Recognition and Rewards You Deserve.
Our new seminar series, “Are You Getting What You Want?” will help you identify steps you can take to free yourself from out-dated ideas, establish a base for negotiating for yourself, and discover how expanding your ideas about conflict can empower you whether you are challenged at home or at work.
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