How We View The Other Side Just Might Determine The Kind Of Deal We Reach

When we start a negotiation, hopefully we all know what we’d like to get out of the negotiation. However, as we size up the other side of the table, there is a good chance that we may be making a crucial mistake. We may be making assumptions about them based on their appearance or how … Read more How We View The Other Side Just Might Determine The Kind Of Deal We Reach

Successful Negotiators Know How To Make Time Work For Them

One of the first things that all of us learn about negotiating is that in the end after we get over all of the negotiation styles and negotiating techniques being used, it’s all about time. There is only so much time to conduct a negotiation You only have so much time, the other side only … Read more Successful Negotiators Know How To Make Time Work For Them

Is It Possible That During A Negotiation Company Policy Could Be Your Best Friend?

More than one negotiation that I’ve been involved in I’ve found myself pushed into a corner. There were a lot of different reasons for how this had happened: I was dealing with a sole supplier, I was operating under a very tight deadline, they were better at using negotiation styles and negotiating techniques, etc. I … Read more Is It Possible That During A Negotiation Company Policy Could Be Your Best Friend?

Why Phones Are A Bad Way To Conduct A Negotiation

I don’t like to use phones when I’m negotiating. There, I said it. In this day and age where Apple seems to come out with a new must-have phone almost every other week, it seems like blasphemy to say that you don’t like talking on the phone, but when it comes to negotiating I believe … Read more Why Phones Are A Bad Way To Conduct A Negotiation

The Impact That A Telephone Can Have On A Negotiation

What a wonderful age we are living in! We have the ability to watch 500 TV channels at any time of the day, we can hop on a plane and get to almost any corner of the globe in a matter of hours and, even better, we can get in touch with almost anyone at … Read more The Impact That A Telephone Can Have On A Negotiation

Five Ways That Negotiators Can Deal With Tough Customers

In a negotiation if you want to be successful, you are going to have to quickly size up the other side of the table. There will be times that you discover that you are negotiating with someone who has decided to play it tough with you. Ok, there’s not that much that you can do … Read more Five Ways That Negotiators Can Deal With Tough Customers

How To Get Tough In Your Next Negotiation

“Would you just roll over and play dead for me please?” How many times have you wanted to say this to the other side of the table during a negotiation? Of course this rarely if ever happens. However, there are sometimes when something even worse happens – no matter what negotiation styles or negotiating techniques … Read more How To Get Tough In Your Next Negotiation

When The Other Side Knows Everything, Give Them Very Little

Every time that we sit down to negotiate with someone, we are encountering a new personality with new negotiation styles and negotiating techniques. When we run into someone who believes that they know everything we can use this to get what we want from the negotiation. All you have to do is to remember that … Read more When The Other Side Knows Everything, Give Them Very Little

The Power Of Being Humble In A Negotiation

Our goal in any negotiation is to get the deal that we want. Exactly how we can go about getting that deal is where things start to get just a bit tricky. When we encounter a negotiator who is very, very confident, this opens a door for us that is not normally there. When the … Read more The Power Of Being Humble In A Negotiation

How To Deal With A Know-It-All In A Negotiation

If your goal in life is to meet all sorts of different types of people, then you most defiantly do want to become a negotiator. Sitting across from us at the negotiating table will be a parade of just about every type of person that you could possibly imagine and they’ll be using a wide … Read more How To Deal With A Know-It-All In A Negotiation