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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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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 […]

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On believing and asking.

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To negotiate is to set, reset and push boundaries, to see yourself in control of your situations, and to act in good faith. Faith starts from within. Speaking of which, I’ll let you in on a secret. I pray sometimes as I walk, to no god in particular, but to myself. I pray, Please help […]

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 […]

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Stuff I’ve been up to

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1 Negotiation Coaching Last week I started coaching professional women with a focus on improving their negotiation confidence. I’m passionate about helping women get better at asking for things they desire in life and in work. It’s a key life skill. I put together a slide deck on the topic: Smart Negotiation 101 from Jamie […]

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Flexing the confidence muscle.

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Re-reading Lee E. Miller’s A Woman’s Guide to Successful Negotiating to prepare for the Workshop this Wednesday night. I’ve met Lee two years ago at a talk he gave to the Women in Wireless group. He wrote the book with his daughter, Jessica Miller. He boasted that Jessica is the best, toughest negotiators he knows […]