Libby Leffler, a former Facebook executive and Google employee, is now the vice president of membership at SoFi.
Leffler recommends that, before you ask your boss for a raise
, you put yourself in their shoes. What are they going to be thinking and feeling when you start negotiating?
She also reminds people that they can negotiate for things other than a salary bump, like benefits.
"Being able to put yourself in someone else's shoes is really important."
This is true of life in general, but it's especially true when you're asking your boss for a raise.
According to Libby Leffler, who is the vice president of membership at