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Guest Post from Talley Henning Brown: What I Learned from ‘Improv Your Way To Negotiation Prowess’

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Talley Henning Brown works as Editor at Daggerwing Health. She attended Improv Your Way to Negotiation Prowess workshop and was kind to share what she learned from the experience in this excellent guest post: Philosophies abound about how women should approach the many difficult angles of “empowerment in the workplace.” It’s 2014, so at this […]

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Winter Ambition: Reading List for Ballsy People

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Fall is here, meaning winter is just around the corner. Which kills me, every year. The cold weather and shorter days trigger a response in my body that turns me into a stiff, chronically fatigued and antisocial grouch. I hate it. Every winter I battle the impulse to give in and stay in, bundle myself […]

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How to Ask for More at Work

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Three years ago, I had some friends over for a casual get together on a summer evening. There were introductions, the usual small talk, wine, and snacks. The conversation turned to work. A friend complained, “I’m totally getting burned out at work. And I know I’m getting underpaid, but I don’t know what I should […]

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Lessons from Strategic Conversations: Or what being a latchkey kid taught me about living a life of no regrets

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In June I had the pleasure of taking part in She Negotiates’ Strategic Conversations course led by Lisa Gates, She Negotiates co-founder, negotiation expert and consultant. I highly recommend it, especially if you are in a managerial or executive level at your company or if you are an entrepreneur and want to improve your negotiation […]

Negotiation Anxiety

Confronting life

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First. I’m stealing from a monk. I read this New Yorker profile on Ittetsu Nemoto, a Zen Buddhist monk who works with suicidal people in Japan. He is a life coach, in the ultimate and literal sense. His workshops are near-life experiences for those who want to die. I read the article twice, second time […]