One of my negotiating mentors once upon a time told me that most negotiations are over even before they start. When I asked her what she meant, she explained that the side that prepares the best for a negotiation is the one that will probably walk away with the best deal. I’ve taken her advice … Read moreNew Book: Killer Ways To Prepare For Your Next Negotiation
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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 goal of any speaker is that when they give their speech their audience hangs on their every word. In order to make this happen, we need to find ways to organize our speech so that we can both capture and hold our audience’s attention from start to finish. What You’ll Find Inside: BACK TO … Read moreNew Book: Secrets To Organizing A Speech For Maximum Impact
The part of a negotiation that every negotiator wants to get to as quickly as possible is the closing. This is when your prize is insight: the deal that you want is so close that you could almost reach out and touch it. However, it turns out that this is the most dangerous part of … Read moreNew Book: All Good Things Come To An End: How To Close A Negotiation
It turns out that most negotiations are over even before they begin. The legal team that has spent the most time planning for the negotiation, doing their homework, and collecting the data that they’ll need is the one that’s going to walk away from the table with the best deal. Wouldn’t you want that legal … Read moreNew Book: How A Lawyer Can Prepare For A Successful Negotiation – What You Need To Do BEFORE A Negotiation Starts In Order To Get The Best Possible Outcome
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One of the responsibilities that we have as negotiators is to teach others about where they can find good jobs — negotiating jobs and others. As kids go back to college this fall, it’s the perfect time to open their eyes to the job opportunities in the federal sector. We all know how hard it … Read moreWhat Negotiators Need To Know About Job Opportunities In The Federal Sector
The art of negotiation depends on your ability to successfully communicate with the other side of the table. An important part of this communication is your ability to signal to the other side what your intentions are. Likewise, they will be signaling to you what they want to accomplish. What You’ll Find Inside: ESCALATION POWER: … Read moreNew book – Learn How To Signal In Your Next Negotiation
We all know how we want our next negotiation to end – with a good deal for us. However, what all too often we don’t spend enough time on understanding is how important our ability to successfully argue our points will be in order to get to that desired deal. What You’ll Find Inside: POWER … Read moreNew Book: Learn How To Argue In Your Next Negotiation