Comments: Negotiation in the Shadows: A Book Review of Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead, by Sheryl Sandberg

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J Stracy, Denver CO  jstracy@regis.edu     04/11/13
Excellent review. In response to requested additional resources: Kolb, D. and Williams, J. (2003). The shadow negotiation: How women can master the hidden agendas that determine bargaining success. New York: Simon & Shuster. Babcock, L and Laschever, S (2009). Ask for it: How women can use the power of negotiation to get what they really want. Note: basic negotiation concepts. Babcock, L & Laschever, S. (2007) Women don’t ask: The high cost of avoiding negotiation – and positive strategies for change. Note: not much on negotiation skills. NYTimes, December 15, 2012: How to attack the gender wage gap? Speak Up. www.thewageproject.org

Laurie Puhn, Scarsdale NY  laurie@lauriepuhn.com     04/10/13
Best Review out There!
That was the best review I've read on Lean In! Great work! I've sent your review around to my own readers/fans (on Facebook, Twitter, etc.) of my book Fight Less, Love More: 5-Minute Conversations to Change Your Relationship without Blowing Up or Giving In. I have a chapter on negotiation in my book too. Question for you: What single book would you recommend as a negotiation trainer for someone looking to gain skills in salary and business negotiations?Thank you!