I'm super excited about this episode because we're going to talk about negotiating your salary. And, who doesn't love negotiating their salary? I don't know if I've ever met one person who loves this part of the job interview (or internal promotion) process. It's confusing. You don't do it very often. You're probably not any good at it. Don't sweat it! I have an approach that works!
To be a truly great partner in any relationship requires effort and a major dose of consciousness. The latter is without question the deciding factor. Whether you’re looking to improve your relationships with your spouse, family, friends, coworkers, boss, business partners or whomever, I’ve discovered there are several universal techniques that—when engaged by both parties—will make it successful and long-lasting. Let's take a peek at how to build the most enjoyable relationships.
By someone's clock I just rolled over 50. Age is truly nothing but a number. And, it's not even that really. I breathe no differently than I did ten years ago. My doctor said so and doctors know everything even though mine tells me I now need a colonoscopy. Many of you know I write an original, daily, motivational quote called Today's Line to Live By. I captured a bunch of those Today's Line here and also put that nifty four minute video together. I hope you enjoy these 50 years and 50 lessons in 4 minutes.
Have you ever had challenges when you go to a job interview and want to write a thank you note to the employer (afterward)? You wondered how and when to thank them. You wondered what to say and what medium to use (handwritten note, email).
Any time you’ve made a poor decision, at least one of two things was wrong. You either had a faulty decision-making process or you didn’t have accurate or complete information. Anytime you’re asking questions (in a job interview or questioning someone as it relates to business), you can prepare yourself by first asking three questions: 1) What do I want to know and why is it important to me? 2) How will I ask it? 3) How and when will I use the information?
There are two critical steps—for certain—you should take to actually resign: write the resignation letter and conduct the resignation discussion. Of course, there are other potential aspects such as transferring your knowledge to whoever will acquire your duties. Yawn. You’ve already checked out, so let’s skip the boring details in this tasty article. There’s also my personal favorite—the dreaded counteroffer. Don’t get me started.
Do you ever wonder why you make terrible decisions or feel awful about your choices? If so, I hope these lessons from my life help you. Make sure to gather enough information, consider the trade-offs, consider the full impact, and be clear on your motives.
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When negotiating your job offer, there is a single factor that supersedes the rest that includes these six most important words. It actually makes no difference what you’re negotiating. That factor remains the same assuming you want whatever’s being negotiated to actually benefit both parties. Anything that doesn’t benefit both parties isn’t even worth negotiating.
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