The Art of Pushing Back: Advocate for Yourself Successfully | Podcast

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We all know it’s important to speak up when we’re being challenged to our face. But what about all the informal opportunities to self-advocate that crop up on a daily basis? In this 30-minute teleclass, Selena Rezvani, author of Pushback: How Smart Women Ask—and Stand Up—for What They Want, will teach you how to amplify your voice at work by preparing ideas that are promotable, recognizing opportunities to back yourself, navigating the conversation with ease and employing a resilience mindset.
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Office Hours: Help for When a Colleague Makes More Than You

You just found out that a coworker is paid more than you. But the two of you have the same job. What should you do?

You could call your network (and you should). You could also read our new column, “Office Hours,” where we’ll be posing your burning career questions to our board members and other Conference for Women friends.

Here’s what four business leaders from our boards would recommend doing if you’re underpaid—advice you can take to the bank, literally! Read More

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What No One Tells You About Negotiating | Podcast

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Forget “winning.” To reach agreement—the real goal of any negotiation—focus on communication and collaboration. Amy Trask, former CEO of the Oakland Raiders and current BIG3 chairman of the board, has 30+ years of deal-making experience. In this 30-minute teleclass, the author of You Negotiate Like a Girl: Reflections on a Career in the National Football League will share her strategies for identifying the points that matter most to each party, showing your cards without putting yourself at a disadvantage and arriving at a deal that’s mutually beneficial. Read More

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Free Teleclass | What No One Tells You About Negotiating

Amy TraskWhat No One Tells You About Negotiating
Tuesday, January 30, 2018
12:00-12:30 pm

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Mastering Civility: The Easiest Way to Boost Your Career | Podcast

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From talking over others to not saying thank you, rudeness in the workplace can cut deeply and hijack focus. Even if people want to perform well, they can’t. Ultimately incivility hurts the bottom line. In this 30-minute teleclass, Christine Porath, professor of management at Georgetown University and author of Mastering Civility: A Manifesto for the Workplace, will share why it pays to be civil and how you can enhance your influence and effectiveness just by being civil. Everyone who is a manager or aspires to be one must sit in on on this class!
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Anita Hill on What It Will Take to End Sexual Harassment

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It’s been 26 years since Anita Hill raised awareness of sexual harassment with her televised testimony before the U.S. Senate Judiciary committee. A national conversation about the problem ensued, as did a fuller understanding of its pervasiveness and unlawfulness. Charges of sexual harassment filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission jumped 50 percent just the year after Hill spoke out.

So is she surprised by recent disclosures about Uber and Fox News? Read More

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How to Get Buy-in from Your Boss, Team, Client, Anyone!

Black, JoanneYou don’t have to be in sales to wish you were a good salesperson. After all, every instance of persuasion—whether it’s getting your team to improve its performance or your boss to green-light your proposal—is a form of selling. Being personable and articulate helps, of course. But getting buy-in is more about know-how than natural gifts, says Joanne Black, who has more than 35 years of sales and management experience and is author of Pick Up the Damn Phone: How People, Not Technology, Seal the Deal. Here, her four steps to winning people over to your side: Read More

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Gloria Steinem’s 100 Words of Inspiration

Steinem, GloriaDon’t tell Gloria Steinem that part of the reason for the pay gap is that women don’t negotiate. “That’s utter bulls***,” says the activist and author most recently of My Life on the Road. “It’s true that we should insist more than we do. But the reason we don’t insist is because inequality has been normalized.” Rather than blaming ourselves, we should be blaming the system—and sharing salary information and strategizing together, she adds.

Feeling stirred to create change? Here, Steinem’s words of encouragement to help you take on the pay gap, another cause important to you or an enduring dream: Read More

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Free Teleclass: Boost Your Powers of Persuasion

Canuso, Sara 200x235Boost Your Powers of Persuasion
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
12:00 pm – 12:30 pm (CDT)

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When you speak, do people tend to nod their heads and agree? Being persuasive is a valuable skill whether you’re a project leader, company spokesperson or small business owner. In this 30-minute free teleclass on November 18th, Sara Canuso, president of Women That Influence, will share her secrets on how to communicate clearly and effectively and inspire the kind of confidence that gets people to buy in, come on board or just say “yes!” Read More

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Ace Your Next Negotiation — Free Teleclass with Sheila Heen August 26

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Tuesday, August 26th, 2014
12:00 PM to 12:30 PM (CDT)

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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.

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