Everything is a negotiation. Deciding what to have for dinner, what to watch on Netflix, who should do each part of the project… All of this is negotiating, and you do it every day. Negotiating is simply positioning your ideas to try to get the outcome you hope for.
Here’s the thing nobody tells you: The negotiation starts way before you walk into the room. By the time you are in the room with the person, they already have an idea of how much you’re worth. You already have an existing dynamic--and they are anchored on this. Given need every possible tailwind, here are things to keep in mind for your next negotiation.Read More