Alex Carter is a Clinical Professor of Law and Director of the Mediation Clinic at Columbia Law School specializing in negotiation and mediation. She is also a Wall Street Journal Best Selling author, a world-renowned keynote speaker, an expert negotiation trainer, and a mediation coach. Every year, she helps thousands of people make deals, resolve conflict, and step confidently into their future.
Alex Carter is an internationally renowned keynote speaker and negotiation coach, specializing in delivering research-backed, tactical, and approachable negotiation and leadership training. For more than a decade, she has been a professor at Columbia Law School and a leading keynote speaker to the Fortune 500, United Nations, and AmLaw 200 – helping companies achieve more from their negotiations from behind some of the biggest boardroom doors in the world. Her highly rated keynotes and small group workshops cover topics such as strategic negotiation, self-advocacy, amplification, leadership, and executive presence.
Alex is passionate about helping people to reach their full potential through self-advocacy and knowing how to ask the right questions. As a keynote speaker, she shares key strategies that improve leadership, self-advocacy, communication, executive presence, and negotiation skills.
Alex also offers insight for individuals to take their goals to the next level, both professionally and personally through her digital courses. These courses consist of several short, powerful modules accompanied by a workbook that allows participants to learn at their own pace. Many have already discovered the transformative power of these digital courses by implementing her unique and highly effective strategies and not only asking for more – but getting it.
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In Alex’s best-selling book, Ask For More, she lays out effective approaches that anyone can use to ask for more. Whether in business interactions or at home, Alex offers guidance on how to ask the right questions.
Many believe that in negotiation, one side must ‘win,’ or both sides compromise and end up with less. In this groundbreaking book, Alex offers a powerful ten-question framework for successful negotiation where both sides emerge victorious. Alex’s proven methods provide more than just getting the “yes” one time, and instead provide value that lasts a lifetime.
Ask for More gives the reader a toolbox to build clarity, perspective, and an effective dialogue for any important discussion, no matter the topic.
Alex offers resources for those wanting to change their life or their business through the power of negotiation and self-advocacy. Alex offers keynotes on current topics, as well as digital courses and three free workbooks: Seven Days to Ask for More, The Great Resignation, and The Negotiation Mirror. The Negotiation Mirror is available for free online.
Alex is also a frequent media commentator on negotiation and pay equity for women, with appearances on MSNBC’s Morning Joe and MSNBC Live, Hardball with Chris Matthews, the CBS Early Show and NPR Marketplace. She is also a regular contributor for NBC News’ Know Your Value, a news site devoted to helping women grow in their careers and reach their full potential.
Alex trains people all over the world how to negotiate, lead and live better lives.
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