Ladders provides some great advice on a sensitive topic: asking for a raise. What struck me was how useful these thoughts are in general.
Sure, it's good to be prepared for the raise conversation; it's good to do your homework, know your audience, and work to create rapport.
These same techniques are useful in sales, operations, and in just about any role where you have to work with, and through, others to achieve the goals of the organization.
You’ve been working hard to hit your targets and show that you can handle additional responsibilities. It seems like a raise is within reach. But in the world of work, ambitious colleagues, new clients, and office politics can take attention away from you – and your raise-worthy achievements.