Career Suicide – Lying Like NBC’s Brian Williams

Career Suicide – Lying Like NBC's Brian Williams
Photo Credit: Pranati Raheja

Last February, we all saw the career of Brian Williams from NBC Nightly News unravel after he was exposed for lying and exaggerating in his news reporting. Read More »

Banning Salary Negotiations – Is Ellen Pao Right?

Banning Salary Negotiations to Curb Gender & Race Pay Disparities – Is Ellen Pao Right?
“Men negotiate harder than women, and sometimes women get penalized when they do negotiate.” – Ellen Pao, CEO of Reddit

This past March and April, many of us closely watched Ellen Pao’s high-profile gender discrimination lawsuit play out in the courts. Read More »

Homogeniuses: HBO’s “Silicon Valley” Mirrors Tech Industry’s Diversity Realities

The Azara Group: Diversity Services

This is the first article in a series addressing diversity in Silicon Valley and Corporate America.  The series explores solutions and best practices for increasing diversity in the workplace.  Read More »

Conquering Fear in Negotiations

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“Let us never negotiate out of fear. But let us never fear to negotiate.” – John F. Kennedy

The idea of engaging in a negotiation feels scary to many of us. Read More »

4 Daily Negotiation Tips

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“One of the things I learned when I was negotiating was that until I changed myself, I could not change others.” – Nelson Mandela

Remember these mantras – (1) “Everything is negotiable!” and (2) “Practice makes perfect!”

If one of your professional or personal goals is to become a better negotiator, then you have to start practicing. Read More »