How To Create A Win-Win Outcome For Your Next Negotiation

Here are four different ways to get to win-win

As negotiators we’ve all heard about the power of being able to reach a win-win agreement with the other side of the table. This is not always an easy thing to do. It may be our ultimate goal, but more often than not how to reach that goal can prove to be elusive. However, the … Read more

Four Ways To Use Concessions In Your Next Negotiation

As negotiators we understand that in order to get what we want out of a principled negotiation no matter what negotiation styles or negotiating techniques we are using we are going to have to make concessions to the other side. What we need to understand is how best to make concessions in order to allow … Read more

What Are The 5 Skills That Every Negotiation Team Needs To Have?

Negotiators need to make sure that their teams have the right set of skills

Every negotiator knows that they can only be as good as the team that they have backing them up. In order to have the best team possible, we need to find ways to increase the odds that our team has the training and the skills that will be required in order use their negotiation styles … Read more

5 Ways To Become A Better Negotiator

Learn how to get better negotiation results

As negotiators, we all share the same desire – we’d like to find ways to become better negotiators. However, the prospect of finding a way to make this happen and learn new negotiation styles and negotiating techniques can be very overwhelming and this can cause us to throw our arms up and say that it … Read more

4 Negotiating Traps That You Need To Learn How To Avoid

Decision making errors can often lead to us getting trapped during a negotiation

As negotiators, when we are trying to sell something the one thing that we all want to do is to avoid falling into any traps during our next negotiation. However, the problem that we all face is that no matter what negotiation styles or negotiating techniques we are using, traps can be difficult to spot … Read more

Negotiators And The Art Of Conflict Resolution

During a negotiation, conflicts have to be dealt with

Let’s face it – a negotiation is tough work. However, if you want to make things just a little bit more difficult, then you can throw in some conflicts along the way and now you really have your work cut out for you. Negotiators can define conflict resolution as the informal or formal process that … Read more

Maintaining A Position Of Power While Negotiating A Conflict

When you are resolving a conflict, you need to be able to maintain your position of power

There are many different types of negotiations that we can engage in. However, one of the most difficult is when we are called on to use our negotiation styles and negotiating techniques to negotiate a conflict. In these situations we are going to be dealing with parties that may be very emotional and they may … Read more

How Can You Save A Negotiation From Collapsing?

You can bring a deal back from the brink with the right actions

As negotiators, we all believe that when we reach the end of a negotiation and have a deal that both sides can agree to, the deal is done. This is the time that we start to pack up our negotiation styles and negotiating techniques and move on to our next negotiation. However, there will be … Read more

Just Exactly What is A Negotiation?

Negotiators need to learn the building blocks of negotiation business skills

We all know that it is tough to do a good job of negotiating a deal. In fact, many people dread negotiation, not recognizing that they negotiate on a regular, even daily basis. Most of us face formal negotiations throughout our personal and professional lives in many different forms during which we all use many … Read more

Negotiators Need To Know How To Use 5 Conflict Resolution Strategies

When negotiators have to resolve conflicts, they need resolution strategies

When negotiators have to resolve conflicts, they need resolution strategies Image Credit: Photo by Victor Benard on Unsplash So during a negotiation, when you know the other side is wrong in how they are viewing the world, what do you do? If you are like most of us, you probably have a tendency to try … Read more