Introverts “on the level” approach to negotiation success

from Patricia Weber video at https://youtu.be/v5ndFo1NX4E

from Patricia Weber video at https://youtu.be/v5ndFo1NX4E

One editor reviewing my book commented on chapter eight: “Negotiations is something which brings out the confidence out in the open and right in front of you.”

Wow.

Chapter 8 of Communication Toolkit for Introverts is all about using more of what the introvert has going for them than not, for better outcomes in win-win negotiations.

Negotiations happen everyday in business.

Maybe you want a bigger salary.

Or you have your eye on a corner office.

You have a conflict with someone else who wants to take vacation the same time you do.

What comes to your mind as an everyday business negotiation?

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Publisher And Author: Communication Toolkit for Introverts

office-tool-kitSince we started this series, unbelievably the writing is half way complete. Waiting for approval of chapter 5 of 10 chapters. Thank you so much for your interest through comments and questions about the publisher and author series around my upcoming book, Communication Toolkit for Introverts.

More back blog post references for this series for the publisher and author relationship:

If you are interested how this series about the process of publishing a book the traditional route started, read here, How a publisher selects your work: a publisher knocked before I thought about a book

Then the blog series post of how you might get found, How a publisher might select your work: how do you get found?

This is one blog post with some of the most comments, Publisher and Author: Tribe, Timelines and Discipline

And for the remaining questions you have asked. If I missed any or you have new ones, I will still take them:[Continue Reading…]

Publisher And Author: Book Marketing

marketing-mixMarketing is on my mind although Communication Toolkit for Introverts: Top Skills for Everyday Business Situations is not due for release until February or March 2014. You have some questions about marketing.

If you are interested how this series about the process of publishing a book the traditional route started, read here, How a publisher selects your work: a publisher knocked before I thought about a book

Then the blog series about publisher and author relationship being with the first round of answering questions,  How a publisher might select your work: how do you get found?

This is the one blog post with some of the most comments, https://patricia-weber.com/publisher-author-tribe-timelines-discipline Publisher and Author: Tribe, Timelines and Discipline

More back blog post references for this series next time.

My background is sales and marketing and so I am starting to research best practices of collaborating as publisher and author for book marketing on my non-writing days. Here is what you are asking:[Continue Reading…]

Publisher And Author: Are You A Suitable Match?

suitable-matchIf you are following this series, Publisher and Author, we are moving toward the end of your questions. Delightfully, these were able to be somewhat organized into a process for you. So if you want to go back to re-read any of them of interest, one way to do it is search the internet for: publisher and author + patricia weber. That will get you most of them on the first page of your search.

But in one of the closing posts I will list  titles for you to more easily find something specific is you are looking for it.

On to your questions, starting with:

Did you research the publisher?[Continue Reading…]

Publisher and author: one introvert money questions

one-million-dollarsYou know what your aim is with the book and how it fits into your overall financial or career goals. Now what do you want in the way of money from this? A million dollars looks, sounds and feels good in the photo, doesn’t it? But it is an individual desire.

Yes you work out a price, but how do you know if you are being offered the proper price for a book?

I really don’t know what is fair. Because the publisher offered a comment, “You will find we pay fairer than many,” I did some homework and research. I was hoping to find possible comparisons and I did.

My publisher is truthful according to my research and that satisfied my mind to help me make the decision to say “yes” bring on the contract.

What I found out in my research is that their royalties are on the high end of fair – [Continue Reading…]

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