Women Don’t Ask: The High Cost of Avoiding Negotiation–and Positive Strategies for Change by Linda Babcock and Sara Laschever

Combining fascinating research with revealing commentary from hundreds of women, this groundbreaking book explores the personal and societal reasons women seldom ask for what they need, want, and deserve at home and at work–and shows how they can develop this crucial skill. Read more and purchase your copy on Amazon.  

Why I Recommend This Book

This is the book often cited for the compounding long-term financial effects of not trying to negotiate salary over the span of a career. The authors suggest that the price of not negotiating your first job can range from $500,000 (for men) to 2 Million (for women) over your lifetime.

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