Ace Your Next Negotiation
Tuesday, August 26th, 2014
12:00 PM to 12:30PM (CDT)
Women are incredibly good negotiators when speaking on behalf of others—for their clients, team or organization. Why then aren’t women having the same success when trying to negotiate for themselves?
Whether you are trying to advance your position or your paycheck, this free 30-minute teleclass will offer you practical advice and inspiration to more effectively negotiate. Sheila Heen, faculty member at Harvard Law School and co-author of Difficult Conversations: How to Discuss What Matters Most, will help you learn how to avoid common mistakes and identify easy strategies for asking for what you want—so you’ll walk away with the confidence to get what you are worth.
“Psychologists uniformly agree that a little bit of overconfidence is better than a little bit of under-confidence, which is what most women suffer from,” says BBC World News America anchor Katty Kay.
In this podcast, Kay explains the research behind confidence, plus why—and how—women should work on boosting the confidence they’ve got.
If you always try to put your best foot forward, yet you’re not gaining the ground you deserve, it could be your communication style. Career strategist and author Sara Canaday helps you identify the blind spots that are holding you back.
by Sara Canaday
You can do everything right for your career—network, take on extra projects, work overtime, etc.—yet still find yourself veering off track because of professional blind spots: little behaviors, attitudes and ways of communicating (verbally and otherwise) that are holding you back or causing full-on setbacks in the workplace. Read More
Q: Most working moms feel maxed out. Yet we rarely say more than, “I’m tired” or “What a week!” What are we NOT saying to our friends, family, each other?
A: I hear from a lot of women who say they have the life they always wanted (kids, career) . . . and it’s killing them. They feel like they’re always letting people down, like it’s somehow their fault that they can’t be all things to all people. Read More
Registration is now open for the Nov. 13 Texas Conference for Women in Austin. The 15th annual Conference hosts thousands of women from across the state for a full day of networking, inspiration, professional development and personal growth. The one-day Conference features keynote addresses and breakout sessions led by more than one hundred experts in the fields of business, philanthropy, health, finance, media and professional development. The nonprofit, nonpartisan event draws women of all ages and backgrounds who are interested in building communication skills, leadership strategies and work-life balance tools.
Early bird registration discounts on individual tickets and tables of 10 are now available. Register here