Asking for a raise

Now that you know you’re worth the bucks, and you’ve learned to negotiate your salary, it’s time to start thinking about how ask for a raise.  Yikes!   This can absolutely trip our anxiety wires again, but don’t freak yourself out.  What you’ll do is start by looking back over the last couple of years…

What is your work worth?

If you’re one of those people (don’t worry, I am too) who’s always thought of yourself as not being good at handling money, today is for you.   Figuring out a budget doesn’t have to be hard and soul-killing.  That’s not to say this stuff is likely to be fun, but it won’t kill you,…

Money can be a little scary

Does money make you nervous?  It can be an intimidating subject for many of us, especially in terms of naming what we’re worth.  If this is you, you’re not alone.   Many of my clients consider themselves people for whom money isn’t a primary concern.  They’re helpers, doers, not greedy money-grubbers!  And I totally respect…

Info interview etiquette

The etiquette of the informational interview can be a little confusing.  They’re not just coffee with a friend, and they’re not an actual interview, so what to do?   The informational interview is definitely its own unique thing, but the good news is that it’s informal enough that the rules are pretty simple: 1.     Be…