Learning about negotiating also means learning how to approach a conversation where you could be walking away with less, due to circumstances out of your control, and knowing how to navigate that conversation in a skilled and professional manner.
Grants don't need to be boring! Keep your readers (reviewers) on the edge of their seats to show them the importance of your research. Anne dives into some of the best ways to approach writing a grant like a story and how much more valuable your research can become if you write it in an accessible way.
There are many ways to approach a negotiation, but Anne gives you three simple and key pieces of knowledge that you must know before going into a negotiation with a boss. She uses her PhD in economics to utilize her knowledge of "voluntary trade" and what that means translated into negotiation.
When you are being approached for a job, it can be hard to know when the right time is to bring up all the numbers and perks for the job. Creating a conversation for this negotiation is your responsibility. Anne talks about the best possible time to negotiate within your job as well.
Condense your AIMS page to make it even more effective. Going past the basics, Anne gets more into the "flair" of a good AIMS page and how to create the best look for your brand or research.
Someone asks Anne in an interview how she handles situations when you're told that something is non-negotiable. Anne uses real-world examples to convey the notion that anything can be negotiated if you simply reframe your mindset around negotiation.
Anne talks about the four steps to negotiation and preparing for whatever happens before you go in the room. Speaking from personal experience in high-stakes negotiation, Anne talks about her step-by-step plan before entering a negotiation.
Figuring out how to talk to your boss about something that you haven't been happy with is hard to bring up in the right way. Anne gives advice on how to approach the meeting and making sure both parties are in the best headspace to have that conversation. She specifically speaks on handling a gender wage gap.
Writing a grant can seem daunting, especially when you're first starting out. Anne sheds a little positive light on the process and how to get the most out of your research. She also gives some advice on how to get published early on and working your connections.