A one-on-on with Raye Mitchell, author of How Women Negotiate From a Position of Strength.
Raye Mitchell, author How Women Negotiate From a Position of Strength, is on a mission to inspire women. Mitchell is committed to helping women, particularly, young black women and girls, assert their power and better themselves. For far too long the voices of women have been muted, their stories ignored, and their experiences dismissed. Mitchell wants to help women find peace and common ground based on mutual respect and equality.
How Women Negotiate From a Position of Strength is an easy to follow, quick read. Complete with a step-by-step guide and an interactive work journal so the reader can instantly begin to blend thoughts and observations into an accountability plan with the insights captured in the book.
The book focuses on how to enhance negotiations with personal branding. Whether you are a woman making a decision early in your career, a mid-level manager, or a rising executive, How Women Negotiate From a Position of Strength helps you to master your rise-up in leadership.
Raye Mitchell inspired us, making us wanting to learn more.
Q. Why should people read your books?
A. I write about useable knowledge drawn from our common experiences as women, women of color and Black women.
Q. What is the core message you want to deliver to the world?
A. We are connected by our ability to build peace, find equality and be prepared to overcome set-backs and disappointments.
Q. What advice do you have for young black women and girls?
A. You are highly regarded, above average and brilliant contributing leaders designing a more better human condition of excellence. To beat the odds, be agile, be fair and be prepared to build bridges outside your comfort zones.
Q. What was the most rewarding part of doing what you do?
A. I love the prospects of helping someone get unstuck, breakdown barriers and personal obstacles to their personal success. I am a champion for hope and opportunity for all.
Q. Recommend a book from another author. Why should people read this book?
A. Standing Up After Saigon: The Triumphant Story of Hope, Determination, and Reinvention. Sharon Orlopp and Thuhang Tran.
This book inspires us all to hold on to what makes America work-diversity, inclusion, empathy and respect and not division, separation and isolation.
Rapid Fire Questions and Answers
Q. Meat or Veggies?
Q. The beach or the mountains?
Q. Formal attire or yoga pants and a hoodie?
A. Yoga Pants
Q. Kittens or puppies?
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Q. Coachella or Broadway?
Q. Selfie or group photo?
Q. Alice in Wonderland or Lord of the Flies?
A. Alice in Wonderland
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Q. Hardcover book or Kindle?
A. Hardcover book