Lifescripts: What to Say to Get What You Want in Life's Toughest Situations
Excerpt from Lifescript #7. Asking for a Salary Increase
Icebreaker: I’d like to thank you for the opportunity you and the company have given me. I recognize that you’ve been very influential in my growth and advancement. However, I have a problem that I need your help with.
Pitch #1: I’ve been concentrating solely on my professional growth and haven’t been paying attention to my stream of income…
Pitch #2: I think my salary no longer reflects my contribution to the company…
Pitch #3: I think my salary no longer matches my job responsibilities…
Whether you’re asking for a raise, confronting a backstabber, dealing with sexual harassment, ?ring an employee, renegotiating a loan, discussing elder care with siblings, or asking your spouse to lose weight, scripts give you the most effective approach–and the actual words–to use.
Each of the scripts provide you with an icebreaker opener, a "pitch," and a ?ow-chart of rejoinders to give any response, positive or negative.
You’ll also ?nd strategic pointers on attitude, timing, preparation, and behavior.
From a heart-to-heart chat with a friend to a boardroom confrontation with a CEO, scripts provide a map to navigate successfully through the most complicated and dreaded situations you may face in your career, business, and personal life.
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Review: LifescriptsUser Review - Mckinley - Goodreads
Ref book. Flow charts for various situations to respond to - interesting approach. Lays out the likely outcomes which could help in deciding whether to confront in the fist place. Read full review
Review: LifescriptsUser Review - Renee - Goodreads
I borrowed this book from my boyfriend's (at the time) dad. I wanted to look up how to have a discussion with my boss on a salary increase. I returned the book, but then borrowed it again about six ... Read full review
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