The Best Way To Break A Deadlock: One Step At A Time

In almost every negotiation, a deadlock can occur. Deadlocks are simply part of the negotiation definition. When this happens we all have that sinking feeling in our stomach: oh, oh – we’re not going to be able to reach a deal here. In some cases it turns out that we can’t reach a deal; however, … Read moreThe Best Way To Break A Deadlock: One Step At A Time

10 Ways To Quickly Boost Your Power In ANY Negotiation

At the end of the day, negotiating is all about power , who has it, who wants it, and what to do with it. You can read every book out there, you can attend every training class offered, you can even do your own field research, but ultimately what you will be trying to find … Read more10 Ways To Quickly Boost Your Power In ANY Negotiation

5 Ways The Great Sales Negotiators Build Super Bargaining Power

Having some bargaining power when you are involved in a sales negotiation is a good thing. Have super bargaining power is much, much better. Most of us do a few things to prepare for a negotiating session, but are we doing enough? The answer in most cases is no. Let me tell you what you … Read more5 Ways The Great Sales Negotiators Build Super Bargaining Power

Power Loss In Sales Negotiations

The single most important factor in determining how a negotiation is going to turn out centers on a single question: who has the most power? The big problem that most of us have is that we don’t think that we have enough of it. Turns out, we’re generally wrong about this… The Secret Of Negotiating … Read morePower Loss In Sales Negotiations

Shut-Up Is What Sales Negotiators Need To Learn To Do!

Negotiation is all about power. The trick to walking away from a sales negotiation feeling satisfied about what you were able to achieve is to make sure that you walk IN to the negotiation with more negotiating power than the other side has. Sounds easy doesn’t it? I’ve been amazed  over and over again to … Read moreShut-Up Is What Sales Negotiators Need To Learn To Do!

No Authority / Full Authority Sales Negotiations

Sales professionals really don’t like to enter into a negotiation naked. When you don’t have any authority to make concessions, you basically feel pretty naked. Likewise, if you have full authority, then you’ve got a whole other set of problems. Back to the poor sales negotiator who has no authority. Hold on a minute, they … Read moreNo Authority / Full Authority Sales Negotiations

Boeing Strike Is Over: Did Negotiation Save The Day?

Just in case you had not heard, the Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers has settled its strike with Boeing. The machinists had been off the job and on the picket lines for 52 days – a very long time for a Boeing strike. Both sides are calling the agreement that they came to as … Read moreBoeing Strike Is Over: Did Negotiation Save The Day?