Almost There: How To Move Towards The Close Of A Negotiation

Do you remember that scene early on in the movie Star Wars when Ben Kenobi tells the Imperial Troopers that “…these are not the droids that you are looking for…” and then they walk away? It is exactly that kind of mind control that negotiators wish that they had when it comes time to wrap … Read moreAlmost There: How To Move Towards The Close Of A Negotiation

Sales Negotiators Need To Know When Done Is Done

Thank goodness, you’ve finally reached an agreement with the other side of the table. That means that the negotiations are now done and both sides can put their negotiation styles and negotiating techniques away. Well, maybe not quite. If you haven’t nailed down just exactly what “done” means, then you’re not done yet. The Problem … Read moreSales Negotiators Need To Know When Done Is Done

Why “Off-The-Record” Is An Important Part Of Closing Every Negotiation

Just exactly how do you think that a negotiation lurches closer and closer to a resolution? If you think that it happens because of all of the clever negotiation styles and negotiating techniques that both sides use, think again. It turns out that there is a secret to making progress towards an eventual deal in … Read moreWhy “Off-The-Record” Is An Important Part Of Closing Every Negotiation

Two Ways To Get The Other Side To Close The Deal

I truly enjoy participating in a negotiation. However, even I know that all good things eventually comes to an end – at some point it’s time to put away all of our negotiation styles and negotiating techniques because you’ve got to close the negotiation and reach a deal. How to close a negotiation is an … Read moreTwo Ways To Get The Other Side To Close The Deal