Ep. 27: Why Should I Ask for a Raise? with Merel van der Wouden

Why Should I? Podcast Ep. 27: Why Should I Ask for a Raise? with Merel van der Wouden

 In this interview, Merel van der Wouden, lawyer and creator of Blackbird Negotiations, discusses the global gender pay gap, social factors that contribute to the pay gap, and advice on how to negotiate a raise.  Merel’s advice isn’t just about how to earn more money, but how women can advocate for themselves. A “no” isn’t the end, but the beginning of a conversation.

This episode is available for download in iTunes and Spotify.


ABOUT THE GUEST

Merel van der Wouden is a Dutch lawyer and the creator of Blackbird Negotiations. Her mission is to educate ambitious women all over the world on how to negotiate what they want in business so they can be successful. Her work has been featured in many publications, including Cosmopolitan magazine.

Be sure to check out her website, as well as her inspiring Instagram accounts @merelvanderwouden and @blackbirdnegotiations.


WHAT’S INSPIRING THE GUEST?

-Vishen Lakhiani of Mindvalley


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