A Negotiator’s Greatest Friend Is Time

The goal of any negotiation is for us to be able to walk away with the deal that we wanted to get no matter what negotiation styles or negotiating techniques were used. The trick, as we all know, is just exactly how to go about making this happen. It turns out that if we want … Read moreA Negotiator’s Greatest Friend Is Time

Using Countermeasures During A Negotiation

When we are negotiating with someone, we need to understand that in addition to a number of different negotiation styles and negotiating techniques they are going to be using tactics to get what they want out of the negotiations. As a negotiator, you need to be able to recognize when they are using tactics, you … Read moreUsing Countermeasures During A Negotiation

Three Ways Buyers Try To Get A Lower Price From Sellers

When we have something to sell, we end up working with a buyer sitting on the other side of the table from us. That person has one job in the world – use negotiation styles and negotiating techniques to get us to lower our price and throw in as many concessions as they can possibly … Read moreThree Ways Buyers Try To Get A Lower Price From Sellers

Testing Is What Good Negotiators Do Best

I’m not sure how you felt about testing back when you were in school, but I can tell you that I really didn’t like it. However, I’ve put that all behind me now that I negotiate. It turns out that testing is something that every negotiator needs to be good at even if that means … Read moreTesting Is What Good Negotiators Do Best

Prove It!: 5 Techniques For Determining How Much Authority The Other Side Really Has

What’s your most valuable resource? You might have said money, but I’m willing to bet that it’s really something else – time. You can always earn more money, but once you spend time on some task, it’s gone, gone, gone. That’s why when you are negotiating with someone it is critical that you quickly get … Read moreProve It!: 5 Techniques For Determining How Much Authority The Other Side Really Has

5 Ways To Determine How Much Authority The Other Side Really Has

What’s your most valuable resource? You might have said money, but I’m willing to bet that it’s really something else – time. You can always earn more money, but once you spend time on some task, it’s gone, gone, gone. That’s why when you are negotiating with someone it is critical that you quickly get … Read more5 Ways To Determine How Much Authority The Other Side Really Has

Using The Bogey Tactic To Get Your Way In A Sales Negotiation

So there you are in a sales negotiation, you like what is being offered to you but there is one small problem. You don’t have enough money to buy it. What can you do? Walking away is of course one option; however, maybe there’s something else that you can do. It turns out that this … Read moreUsing The Bogey Tactic To Get Your Way In A Sales Negotiation