How To Prepare For An Ask & Crush It
In a recent interview with Susan Shain of Chimebank.com I was asked one of my favorite questions:
“How can a woman prepare for an ask, and then how can she crush it?”
It’s not necessarily what she says in the meeting, but how she says it. In other words, the tone in which you make an ask. I recommend to my clients to create a pitch- write out exactly what they plan to say in the meeting, to practice the pitch out loud (recording yourself on your phone works wonders!) and then go for it!
Feeling confident in what she will say before she says it is key. She has to feel good saying she wants $100,000 out loud before she gets in front of her boss otherwise it will be easier for her boss to poke holes in her pitch.
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