We ask each other, daily, for little things. A quarter for the parking meter. An empty chair in a cafe. A lighter. A lift across town. And we must all, at one point or another, ask for the more difficult things: A promotion. An introduction to a friend. An introduction to a book. A loan. […]
Negotiation looks like this: Let’s sit. Let’s talk and listen. Let’s see if we can figure this out together. There will be give and take. Together we can find a win for you and a win for me.
What is a workspace and what makes it ideal? For the self-motivated, the workspace is an environment where you find yourself with access to a smart device and high speed internet while you have the drive, focus and creativity to make sh!t happen. Think airports, coffee shops, bathroom stalls and couches. Home and away. Wherever […]
Have you ever seen the ABC sitcom, Fresh Off the Boat? I am an immigrant, or more precisely, a child of immigrants. My parents brought me to America from South Korea when I was eight. Like in the show, mom once packed me a brown bag of Korean food for lunch. I envied Lunchables other […]
By now you know you need to make bolder asks for bigger opportunities and better compensation packages. You’re ready to work hard and negotiate for the resources, support, and money you need to achieve your ambitious dreams. Which is all well and good, but perhaps you’re wondering: Exactly how do I do that? What are […]
Photo by the talented Melissa Maples Hi Jamie, Thanks for publishing Negotiating at Work webinar on The Muse. I’m not sure if it’s appropriate for me to say that a raise would make me happier and want to work even harder. How can my getting a raise make the company tangibly better, given it takes […]
Space to breathe, by the talented Melissa Maples. As the year draws to a close, things are getting more hectic. Deadlines loom. The pressure grows. Shopping lists and to-do lists grow, the days shorter. Earlier this evening, I walked behind a petite woman holding four shopping bags, clomping down on NYC street as she talked […]
Love this recap article by Koa Beck, Senior Editor at DailyWorth. DailyWorth is a leading online publication focusing on women’s financial health. When you negotiate, remember that it’s a discussion. Jamie Lee reminded us that when negotiating anything, both parties have their objectives. While it’s imperative to prepare for negotiations, the point is not necessarily […]