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Happy physicians deliver better care and better outcomes. That’s why you can’t afford not to advocate for yourself.

Simply Worth It helps female physicians like you get the comp package you want, deliver great care, & stay in practice longer.

Hosted by Linda Street, board-certified Maternal-Fetal Medicine Specialist & life coach specializing in physician negotiations.

Aug 19, 2021

In many ways, influence is a big part of being a physician, from getting our patients to follow our treatment plans, to negotiating a package that reflects our worth. Actually, influence is key to communicating in just about every area of our lives, but how do we foster and develop it?


There’s a range of outcomes that can happen for you in a negotiation, and you want to end up in the space that’s closest to your goals. Influence is the key to getting that result, and walking out with a good deal.  


What steps can we take to maximize our influence skills, and how will it improve the negotiation process?


In this episode, I talk about the role influence plays in getting what you want at the negotiating table.


Three Things You’ll Learn In This Episode 


Why criticism can be harmful
What’s the difference between being constructive and being critical in a negotiation?


How to start the negotiation on the right foot
Beginning a negotiation on common ground sets you up for a great outcome, but how do you actually find it?


The power of building your influence muscle
How does influence help us squeeze more out of a negotiation, and get a lot more than we bargained for?

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