Conflict-IQ® - In the High Heels of a Smart Negotiator: Empowering Women to Influence, Negotiate, and Succeed in the Workplace

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In the dynamic landscape of the modern workplace, minority women continue to suffer from payment disparity and it is crucial to learn the ability to navigate conflicts with finesse and negotiate effectively. "Conflict-IQ® - In the High Heels of a Smart Negotiator" is a groundbreaking guide designed specifically for women, empowering them to harness their strengths, enhance their influence, and achieve unprecedented success in their professional lives.

This empowering book, written by Yvette Durazo, a seasoned expert in negotiation and leadership, goes beyond conventional wisdom. It provides a unique blend of practical strategies, real-world examples, and insightful advice tailored to the experiences of women navigating the challenges of the corporate world. Understanding the payment gap and how women can overcome this difference is of importance to break the chain for the next generation.


  • Strategic Negotiation Techniques: Discover practical, actionable strategies to approach negotiations with confidence. Learn how to turn conflicts into opportunities for collaboration and professional growth.
  • Inclusive Leadership Skills: Uncover the secrets of inclusive leadership that not only empower you but also foster a more diverse and equitable workplace. Gain insights into leveraging your unique strengths as a woman in leadership.
  • Navigating Gender Dynamics: Address the unique challenges women often face in the workplace and acquire tools to overcome gender biases. Transform obstacles into stepping stones towards success.
  • Building a Supportive Network: Explore the importance of building a strong professional network and how to foster genuine connections that amplify your influence. Learn to navigate mentorship and sponsorship to propel your career forward.
  • Confidence and Presence: Cultivate a powerful presence that commands respect and attention in any professional setting. Develop the self-assurance needed to tackle high-stakes negotiations and leadership roles.
  • Case Studies and Success Stories: Draw inspiration from real-world case studies and success stories of women who have applied Conflict-IQ® principles to overcome challenges and achieve remarkable career milestones.


"Conflict-IQ® - In the High Heels of a Smart Negotiator" is not just a guide; it's a roadmap for women seeking to excel in their careers. Whether you are a seasoned professional aiming for the C-suite or a newcomer navigating the complexities of the workplace, this book provides the tools you need to enhance your Conflict-IQ® and thrive as a smart negotiator in the high heels of success. It's time to embrace your power, negotiate with finesse, and redefine what success looks like for women in the workplace.


Yvette Durazo is the founder of Unitive Consulting, an expert in organizational effectiveness, conflict management, and mediation. With two decades of experience along the U.S./Mexico border, she partners with professionals and organizations to enhance leadership, engagement, and business practices. Yvette teaches courses at universities, focusing on dispute resolution, ethics, and communication. She holds a Master's Degree in Conflict Resolution and is an Associate Certified Credential Coach. Bilingual in Spanish and English, she bridges cultural divides. Yvette's impact spans consulting, teaching, and promoting collaboration for organizational success.

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