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How to Talk Money Are you considering a career move? Negotiating for a raise? Wondering what might happen if your employer was sold or restructured? The rewards can be great? but so can the risks. Those who succeed in the corporate world know how to look out for themselves ? and so should you Even CEOs Get Fired is a lively, clear, and comprehensive guide to contract negotiations and employment law, with practical advice for everyone ? from C-Suite execs and founders, to fresh-out-of-undergrad new hires ? on how to maximize your earnings and protect yourself if things don't go according to plan. Jotham Stein is a Silicon Valley employment lawyer who represents entrepreneurs, C-Suite executives, board members, and senior managers, as well as less senior employees at companies of every size and type. In Even CEOs Get Fired, Jotham walks readers through the best practices, common pitfalls, and sky?s-the-limit possibilities in the various stages of a career ? from getting hired, to surviving an employer's changes in control, to a voluntarily exit? to getting fired. Each chapter focuses on a particular issue, mixing straightforward actionable advice with engaging fictional stories, based on real-life scenarios Jotham has seen in his practice. Readers starting out in their careers, or considering jumping into entrepreneurship, will learn how to negotiate like a CEO, regardless of their position. Those already in the C-Suite will appreciate his explanation of which documents and clauses really matter in complex employment agreements, and how to maximize your leverage by focusing on thebottom line. Even CEOs Get Fired is the ultimate guide to talking money, an essential tool for anyone moving up in business.