Alright. You’ve decided. This will be THE YEAR you speak up in meetings. You take on that big project. And you ask for that raise.

You feel ready. You check off all the things in your head you want to go over when you ask for more. Successes: check. Market research: check. What you want: check.

But wait. The person you’re negotiating with will have something to say themselves.

While it’s easy to prepare what you’re going to say, it’s harder to prepare for what the other person may say. That’s why I shared with The Muse 4 lines that I see regularly catching people off guard during negotiation. Click here to read on and be ready for any comments that come your way.

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