Like me, you may have been taught that asking for more than you "need" is selfish, bad manners or a flaw in your character. The truth is asking outrageously does not mean asking obnoxiously or taking advantage of others. It means not having to second guess yourself or wonder what you might have had What if you never leave a negotiation again and think, “I should’ve asked for more?” Including research conducted for her November 2016 TEDx Talk, Linda shares negotiation strategies for whether you want to positively influence decision makers at work, negotiate significant deals in business or powerfully persuade stakeholders.
From the courtroom to the boardroom, Linda Swindling, JD, CSP knows firsthand about high-stakes communication and influencing decision makers. Her specialty is helping people communicate powerfully so others will listen.Linda is an experienced consultant, executive coach and master facilitator. A Certified Speaking Professional and “recovering attorney,” Linda is a past-president of the National Speakers Association/North Texas. She is the author/co-author of more than 20 books and is called "one of the country's top experts on communications" by the Network for Executive Women and "an expert on bargaining" by American Way magazine.