Topic: negotiation

5 Ways to Boost Your Confidence at Work

5 Ways to Boost Your Confidence at Work

Self-confidence is a belief in yourself and your abilities. We naturally seek out this feeling in our work, in our relationships, in our personal lives, but rarely do we feel consistently, truly confident in all areas of our life.  There are usually a few gremlins and defeating messages that sneak up on us from time to time, and the workplace is often a breeding ground for situations that strike a blow to our sense of self. More »

Teamwork Only Gets You So Far

Teamwork Only Gets You So Far

Do women really compete better when they work in teams, as headlines summarizing a recent study seemed to suggest? The Forbes blog She Negotiates has a bone to pick with this characterization of the research. Women compete just as well as men at competing one-on-one, contributor Victoria Pynchon retorts, but simply prefer to work in teams. When working individually, women were more willing than men to focus on getting the job done (vs. competing with each other). But when they were put on teams, women became just as happy to compete. More »