How To Negotiate Like A Pro

Whether you’re looking for a raise, a promotion, or an investor in your startup idea, Amanda Slavin has some techniques that work. The 29-year-old entrepreneur is the founder of CatalystCreativ, a studio and design firm that produces grassroots marketing campaigns, consults on brand strategy, and creates events and conferences with a focus on engaging millennial consumers. Though the firm is just a few years old, it’s already gotten major buzz — Zappos founder and venture capitalist Tony Hsieh is a backer, and clients include major names like NPR and W Hotels.

Ahead, Slavin shares her top tips on how to make it to the top of your work game.