9 Body Language Tricks to Improve Your Negotiating Skills

by Shelbynscott 17. July 2014 14:16
Here's an article everyone should read, especially attorneys. You'd be surprised what a few simple things could do to help your negotiation skills. Check it out here.  

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Why Complaining Is Killing Your Reputation at Work

by Shelbynscott 15. July 2014 11:31
We all have greivances with our workplace. But when does voicing your opinion become complaining. And when does complaining start to affect others' view of you? Don't let your reputation suffer because of what you say. Be mindful of your complaints and your workplace will thank you. See what Forbes thinks of your complaints and how you can fix it. Read more here.

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Keep Quiet About an Offensive Comment?

by admin 10. June 2014 10:15
Dear Jane, I was recently at a firm lunch and one of the partners in the group I was chatting with before lunch made an "awkward" comment that offended me as a woman. I did not do anything at the time, nor did anyone else. First thing I did when lunch was over was go to see my best friend at the firm and tell him about the comment. Sincerely, Wish I Had Said Something  Dear Wish I Had Said Something, You did say something; you made sure your friend knew about the comment. Unless you talked to your friend to get the courage to "report" the comment to the office managing partner, your ... [More]

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The Firm Gossip?!

by elizabethsfrank 15. May 2014 17:01
Dear Jane, My mentor, with whom I have a great relationship, recently took me out to lunch to tell me that I've developed the reputation of being a "gossip". I was barely able to keep from crying at the time and now thinking about it makes me so angry it almost brings me to tears. Sincerely, I Want to Find Out Who Started that Rumor Dear I Want to Find Out Who Started that Rumor, Time for some honest introspection. Are you a gossip? If you are a gossip, stop it immediately. If you can honestly say you are not a gossip, then you need to talk to your mentor about why you are being perceived... [More]

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Ways to Say 'No' More Effectively

by admin 20. March 2014 06:34
Research studies have shown that people will say "yes" to a request simply because saying "no" makes them even more uncomfortable. But is saying no more challenging for women? Maybe, but saying 'no' is a useful skill for anyone to have have in a negotiation. and more importantly, if you want to succeed setting healthy boundaries is crucial. Read Elizabeth Bernstein's tips for how you can brush off difficult requests.

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