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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (143 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Linda Babcock, Sara Laschever Narrator: Polly Stone Publisher: Penguin Random House Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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In their groundbreaking book, Women Don’t Ask, Linda Babcock and Sara Laschever uncovered a startling fact: even women who negotiate brilliantly on behalf of others often falter when it comes to asking for themselves. Now they’ve developed the action plan that women all over the country requested, a guide to negotiation that starts before you get to the bargaining table.

Ask for It explains why it’s essential to ask (men do it all the time) and teaches you how to ask effectively, in ways that feel comfortable to you as a woman. Whether you currently avoid negotiating like the plague or consider yourself hard-charging and fearless, Babcock and Laschever’s compelling stories of real women will help you recognize how much more you deserve, whether it’s a raise, that overdue promotion, an exciting new assignment, or even extra help around the house.

Their four-phase program, backed by years of research, will show you how to identify what you’re really worth, maximize your bargaining power, develop the best strategy for your situation, and manage the reactions and emotions that may arise, on both sides. Guided step-by-step, you’ll learn how to draw on your special strengths to open doors you thought were closed, reach agreements that benefit everyone involved, and propel yourself to new places both professionally and personally.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “Filled with practical tips and real-life examples, Ask for It empowers women to ask for what they want and get it. A must-read for any woman looking to make a change at home or on the job.”

    Lindsay Hyde, President, Strong Women, Strong Girls, Inc.

  • “The authors have devised a four-phase program of strategies and exercises to determine what you want, what you’re worth and how to increase your bargaining power…This book is a practical and empowering resource, invaluable to anyone, male or female, looking to gain an advantage at the negotiation table.”

    Publishers Weekly

Listener Opinions

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by J. Sanders | 2/13/2014

    " A really useful, practical guide to negotiation for women. Easy to read with lots of helpful encouragement. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Katie | 2/7/2014

    " Essential reading for any woman looking to achieve more professionally, socially, at home - in any capacity. Thoughtful, approachable, and full of easily achievable suggestions, laced with an insightful examination on the culture that sets up women to ask for less, or not ask at all. No, really: READ THIS! "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Nicole | 1/12/2014

    " Still didn't offer the advice I was hoping for... "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Alys | 1/8/2014

    " I wish I'd read this 10 years ago. Or 15. Nevertheless a good and useful read, and I feel much better equipped to handle life-after-grad-school because of it. I did end up kind of wishing I'd read it with someone so that we could do the little exercises and stuff together; you sort of get the impression that you're really missing out by not having the full workshop experience. So ladies, holla at me if you end up giving this a look. "

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