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There are few things more awkward than asking for a raise. Even if you really, truly deserve it. Sure, you’ve read every article out there on how to approach it the right way. And yes, you’ve done your research and you know your worth as an employee.

But do you have your spiel prepared? Before you go even further, you need to watch this video that shows you exactly what your boss hears when you kick it off with, “I’ve been here six years and have never asked before…”

(And once you’ve seen what not to do? Read this ultimate negotiation guide to learn how to ask the right way.)