Contract Negotiation Basics for IT Consultants

I was interviewed recently by Insureon for my contract negotiation tips for IT Consultants.  I was impressed by the listening skills of my interviewer, Joshua Scott, as  he captured my comments accurately. Here is the article posted on Insureon’s blog: Client Contract Negotiation Basics for IT Consultants Talking with people can be scary. Talking with business people […]

Take a Holiday From Your Inner Critic

Delighted to share this Guest Post from my friend and colleague, Tana Heminsley, over at Authentic Leadership Global. This Holiday season, we invite you to step back from the sometimes frenetic pace of the visiting, the baking, the cooking, the shopping, and invite a little more ease and compassion into your space, into your inner […]

Happy Commitment Month!

Why is October “Commitment Month”?   I had an epiphany recently as three thoughts about commitment collided in my brain: It’s the beginning of the fourth quarter, Q4. The last run up before the new year, the final stretch towards achieving any annual goal you might have set for yourself or your business waaaaay back in […]

What Do You Really Want?

Originally published November 2008; edited 2014 Negotiation Tip:  Clarify What You Really Want I love speaking about negotiation with groups, and groups of women especially. Women want to know what they don’t know. And they want to share their experiences, and yes to share a good laugh! There is always a story about a courageous act that […]