In A Negotiation You Always Want To Do More Work Than The Other Side

Ok, so I’m willing to admit it – I’m lazy. If I can get someone else to do work for me, more often than not I’ll ask them to do it. The problem with being this way is that I spend a great deal of my time negotiating. It turns out that when you are … Read moreIn A Negotiation You Always Want To Do More Work Than The Other Side

How To Increase Your Power In A Negotiation: Keep Very Good Records

If we ran the world, and we don’t (yet), then every time that we started a negotiation we’d be in control of how it was going to go. We’d be able to control what issues the other side would object to and which ones they’d be willing to go along with. When an objection came … Read moreHow To Increase Your Power In A Negotiation: Keep Very Good Records

Using Negotiating Documents To Get A Moral Commitment From The Other Side

When we are negotiating with the other side, no matter what negotiation styles or negotiating techniques are being used what we are really looking for from them is commitment. Commitment to do what they promise to do. Commitment to continue to uphold their side of the deal even if things change. Commitment to make sure … Read moreUsing Negotiating Documents To Get A Moral Commitment From The Other Side