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How to negotiate for women in tech

I recently delivered a keynote to the Manitoba Women in Tech community entitled: Fearless Negotiation for women in tech. 

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How to stop gratitude from sabotaging you

Gratitude is one of the most helpful simple practices you can use to reinforce your mental health and shift your mindset when...

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How blind spots distort your negotiations

When I teach the negotiation process to women, they often struggle with one of the first steps, which is defining what they...

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How can I raise my rates when inflation is this high?

You know that you’re undercharging for your services. But you also know that people and businesses everywhere are...

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If you want to collaborate, you need to negotiate

In your solopreneurship or small business, the majority of your negotiations will be collaborative in nature. But don’t...

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Assess the risks of your negotiation to succeed

Learning to negotiate is no different than learning any other new skill. It takes repetition to learn the component parts. It...

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Learn to say no so you can say yes to success

For most women, no is a word we struggle with. We've been socialized to put the needs of others ahead of ourselves, to say...

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How people pleasing is killing your business strategy

People-pleasing is hands-down THE most common negotiation blind spot that I observe in my clients. And in most cases, that...

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Is your negotiation style sabotaging your business strategy?

“It’s important to me that my clients feel like they’re getting good value from me.” I hear this...

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I lost my job a few months ago. Let me tell you what I learned.

A few months ago, I lost my job. I wasn’t laid off. I wasn’t let go because of some colossal mistake. In fact, I...

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Democracy is participatory; it's time to start working in, on, and FOR your business

My heart sank into the grinding pit of my stomach. I felt a rush of heat that pushed from my toes, through my core, to be...

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Negotiating with yourself is the hardest step

It's almost 3pm on a Tuesday. You're past the mid-point of your work day - but you're well past your limit on stress. You have...

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