The Power Of Knowing When To Ask For Help During A Negotiation

As negotiators we like to think of ourselves as being “all knowing” and “invincible”. In fact, we’d really like the other side of the table to view us in that way no matter what negotiation styles or negotiating techniques are being used. However, the reality is that we really don’t know everything. In fact, not … Read moreThe Power Of Knowing When To Ask For Help During A Negotiation

Why Playing Dumb Is The Right Thing To Do In A Negotiation

I don’t know about you, but I like it when I’m able to impress other people with just how smart I am. I like to show them that I’ve researched the issues that we’re negotiating and that I have a lot of experience in this area. However, it turns out that this might be the … Read moreWhy Playing Dumb Is The Right Thing To Do In A Negotiation

New Book: Take No Prisoners In Your Next Negotiation

How your next negotiation is going to turn out will be determined by how you open the negotiation. No matter if the other side is a push-over or a tough customer, you are going to have to decide how you want the negotiation to start and then you are going to have to take steps … Read moreNew Book: Take No Prisoners In Your Next Negotiation

The Options That You Have Are Determined By Framing

More than once when I’ve been involved in a negotiation with all of its negotiation styles and negotiating techniques, there has come a point in the negotiations when the other side has put down their pen, looked at me, and said “so what’s it going to be: option A or option B?” Ouch, talk about … Read moreThe Options That You Have Are Determined By Framing

The Best Negotiators Know That They Can Learn From Children

As negotiators, we all want to become better at what we do. Now, there are a lot of different ways to go about doing this. We can attend fancy course, read a lot of books, or even watch countless hours of videos in order to develop our negotiation styles and negotiating techniques. However, it turns … Read moreThe Best Negotiators Know That They Can Learn From Children