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Seven Tips to Help Professionals Negotiate Like Ninjas

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    What do you suppose is the most underused tool in a negotiation? If you answered ‘‘my social network,’’ you’re right. Your connections (and even your second- and third-degree connections) can offer you many kinds of help, from giving insight into your counterpart’s motivations and style to acting as sounding boards. Do not neglect this rich source of perspective and support!

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Seven Tips to Help Professionals Negotiate Like Ninjas

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    What do you suppose is the most underused tool in a negotiation? If you answered ‘‘my social network,’’ you’re right. Your connections (and even your second- and third-degree connections) can offer you many kinds of help, from giving insight into your counterpart’s motivations and style to acting as sounding boards. Do not neglect this rich source of perspective and support!

Negotiating on the job is one of the most untapped career strategies among professionals, even though these are the most financially significant conversations we have at work!  Selena Rezvani, an author and career expert writing for LinkedIn, is not just referring to salary requests here, but negotiations about flexible work arrangements, parental leave plans, part-time work schedules — even deciding work assignments we accept.

Here are a handful of her favorite negotiating tips for strengthening your confidence and impact at work.

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