Women on Purpose Blog

Negotiating Your Relationship With Your Kids
Kids are people too. That may seem obvious, but we often trivialize or treat kids with a diminutive approach. We[...]
Negotiate Your Life: Part III – Negotiating With Yourself
I’ve said if before, I’ll say it again. All of life is a negotiation. It may be the most important[...]
Use Silence To Your Advantage In Negotiations
An old proverb says silence is golden. Perhaps nowhere is this more accurate than in the realm of negotiation. The[...]
How To Negotiate Your Life – Part II
My heart broke as I watched majestic Notre Dame engulfed in flames – like a scene from a bad movie[...]
Negotiating Your Relationship with Your Partner: Part II
Part II Last week we explored diplomacy, communication, and asking for what you want and need in your relationship with[...]
Negotiating Your Relationship with Your Partner Part I
Part I People typically think of diplomacy as an important skill in international relations, but don’t think to apply it[...]
The 5 W’s of Highly Effective Negotiation: Part 5
[Part 5 of a series]Know the WhoAnd so we come to the bittersweet end of our 5W journey together. You’ve[...]
The 5 W’s of Highly Effective Negotiation Part 4
[Part 4 of a series]Know the WhatWe’re nearing the end of our 5W journey. We’ve already explored how to use[...]
The 5 W’s of Highly Effective Negotiation: Part 3
[Part 3 of a series]Know the WhereReady for your next instalment of our 5 W’s of highly effective negotiation series?[...]
The 5 W’s of Highly Effective Negotiation Part 2
[Part 2 of a series]Know the WhenLast week, we started our 5 W’s of highly effective negotiation series. For those[...]
The 5 W’s of Highly Effective Negotiation
[Part 1 of a series]Know the WhyWe’re taught to implement the 5 W’s in problem solving or information gathering. To[...]
How To Negotiate Your Life on Purpose
As I write this, I’m sitting in my hotel room looking out the window at a stunning sun-dappled mountain view.[...]
Do You Have To Go For the Jugular In Negotiations?
Women, you’ve heard me get on my pulpit and preach about how you need to invoke your Momma bear for[...]
How You Want to Negotiate Your Sex Life
Let’s talk about sex. Or more to the point, let’s talk about women’s role in gender disparity in issues of[...]
Open Letter to Harriet Tubman
In Celebration of Black History Month Dear Harriet, It sounds trite and over-dramatic, but it’s true. It’s a truth that[...]
You Get What You Tolerate
You get what you tolerate. What do I mean by that? Am I saying that everyone is responsible for everything[...]
Who’s the Boss?
I had a discussion with a woman at a Mastermind the other day and then the same issue raised its[...]
Equal Does Not Mean Same
Feminism used to tout bra burning and Playgirl magazine. Anything men can do, we can do too. If they can[...]
Time To Quit Making Yourself Smaller
Have you ever found that you sought to make yourself smaller? I’m not talking about weight, diet or physical girth[...]
Importance of Trusting in Your Natural Negotiation Style
What if I suggested that women are instinctively and intuitively better negotiators than men? Would you balk? Reject the idea?[...]
Bridging The Gender Gap
There’s debate about whether Polar caps are melting, whether polar bears are at risk, and whether a Polar Express really[...]
Invoke Your Momma Bear For the Bear Cub in You
If I suggested you get between a Momma bear and her cub, what would your knee-jerk reaction be? No doubt[...]
Secret Weapon
Attention, women! Don’t you think it’s time to start using your secret weapons in negotiation to get what you want[...]
Overcoming Fear of Negotiation by Going For the ‘No’
Why do so many women break out in a sweat at the idea of having to negotiate on their own[...]
Debunking the Myth re Women and the Art of Negotiation
There is a commonly held belief that women can’t negotiate well. Even though this has been proven to be a[...]
Do Men and Women Negotiate Differently
What if I suggested that women are instinctively and intuitively better negotiators than men? Would you balk? Reject the idea?[...]
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