Why Women Are Better Negotiators

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Negotiating. As women we are often so hesitant to do it and it can cost us hundreds of thousands of dollars over our lifetime. Yet women are often better negotiators than men when we actually step up. Read this authentic and insightful post and see if you find yourself nodding in agreement.



My caller ID shows it’s the 59th call from the same online university telemarketer. I politely requested they remove me from their call list the third time they called. This time I’m not feeling so inclined to tilt my head in deference and politeness.

I’m annoyed, right? So tell me, why do I feel a knot of tension and resistance about the imminent conversation? How is it that other people have no trouble saying, “Take me off your flippin’ list or I’ll give your name and number to my uncle Vito”?





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