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Holly Schroth Presents Session on Negotiation Strategies

Professor Holly Schroth led an entertaining and interactive workshop about negotiation skills to a sold-out crowd in April in our third Professional Development program in 2014. Holly emphasized that successful negotiations aren't about "win or lose" but rather are about problem solving. Holly highlighted the following "sins of negotiation," all of which are related to poor preparation: 1. Settling for too little 2. Leaving money on the table (because you don't know enough about what you are negotiating for) 3. Walking away from the table when there is a good offer 4. Settling for terms that are worse than your alternative (this can set precedence for future deals)

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FWSF Members Volunteer at Dress For Success Event

On March 26, members of FWSF spent an afternoon volunteering at Dress for Success San Francisco. The mission of the organization is to promote the economic independence of disadvantaged women by providing professional attire,a network of support and the career development tools to help women thrive in work and in life.

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CEO and Author Michaela Rodeno Speaks to a Sold-Out Audience

As part of Financial Women of San Francisco’s Industry Leadership series, author and retired wine industry executive Michaela Rodeno spoke about her experiences. Tracing the arc of her career development from its unlikely beginnings in early 1970s Napa, to being part of the (initially) two person team that launched Domaine Chandon in the U.S., to her role as CEO of St. Supery Winery, Michaela energized the sell out crowd on Thursday, April 3rd.

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Professional Development News & Info for Financial Women from Around the Web

An FWSF curated list of articles and research that may be useful and/or thought provoking as we navigate our professional advancement.

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John Taylor, Prominent Economist, Kicks Off 2014 FWSF Industry Leadership Series

The Financial Women of San Francisco Industry Leadership 2014 kick-off luncheon on February 12, with about 80 attendees, featured John B. Taylor at San Francisco’s City Club. Mr. Taylor is a professor of economics at Stanford University and the George P. Schultz Senior Fellow in Economics at Stanford University's Hoover Institution. He is also a former Undersecretary of the Treasury for International Affairs and a former member of the President’s Council of Economic Advisors. Mr. Taylor has written extensively and won numerous awards, most recently the Hayek Prize for his 2013 book “First Principles.”

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