Being empowered doesn’t mean being tyrannical. When it comes to successful negotiating, you must first accept that you can’t control everything, and that empathy is your greatest asset. By being aware of the other person’s goals, you can create a balanced discussion – and get what you want stress-free.
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Doing everything yourself might seem comforting at first but learning to delegate is a necessary part of building your career. Being an expert at every single thing is not only unrealistic – it’s downright exhausting! Drawing upon the strengths of others and learning to listen is a surefire way to success for the whole team.Lesson 8 • 4mn
Being a great ally means having everyone's best interests at heart. And that includes the people who aren’t natural self-promoters. Advocating for an inclusive approach to work creates value overall, because it gives every individual a chance to shine. Most importantly, when you empower others, you become more empowered yourself.Lesson 9 • 4mn
Self-confidence is the guiding principle of empowerment. When you don’t believe in yourself, pushing yourself to go farther seems near impossible. Yet the biggest obstacles often come from within. By first identifying your strengths, you put self-doubts to the test and pave the way to banishing insecurity.Lesson 10 • 4mn