When a Joke Is Not a Joke…And When It Is

Humor, or attempts at humor, can be potential land mines in negotiations. How to determine when a joke is just a joke, and how women can use humor to their advantage, was an issue of particular interest at HB Litigation Conferences’ February teleconference on Effective Negotiation Skills for Women Lawyers.

Gender Differences in Negotiation Styles: How Women Lawyers Can Play to Their Strengths

Women lawyers who want to be effective negotiators need to understand one thing: men and women have different negotiating styles. The key to being successful is to recognize those differences and play to your strengths, attorney Maureen McBride of Lamb McErlane told the attendees of HB Litigation Conferences’ February teleconference on Effective Negotiation Skills for Women Lawyers.