It’s All Or Nothing, Part 2

Every once in a while, it’s time to get a raise. With inflation, and a growing skill set, it makes sense. As a contractor, I usually stick to one of two opportunities to secure a rate increase. I would ask for a higher rate when assigned greater responsibility. I would also increase my rate whenContinue reading “It’s All Or Nothing, Part 2”

It’s All Or Nothing

I dislike negotiations. In my head, it is coupled with dishonesty. Both sides know the value of the goods or services offered. Instead of shaking hands on that value, both try to get a better deal. I believe that a good deal is one where both sides are equally happy (or unhappy). I also believeContinue reading “It’s All Or Nothing”