We’ve all been there. We’ve been working on a negotiation with the other side for what now seems like forever. We’ve worked our way through issue after issue using all of our negotiation styles and negotiating techniques and we now believe that they’ve all been resolved to both side’s satisfaction. Both sides have been careful … Read more Things That Can Trip Up A Negotiation At The Last Minute
The reason that we negotiate is because we want to have a discussion with the other side of the table in order to determine if we are going to be able to reach a deal with them. Generally this process goes fairly well: we sit down, we negotiate, we either reach a deal or we … Read more How To Negotiate With Someone Who Can’t Make Up Their Mind
Every negotiation must come to an end sometime no matter what negotiation styles or negotiating techniques are being used. However, just exactly when it needs to wrap up is where there may be some disagreement. In order to help a negotiation wrap up sooner rather then later, often times a deadline gets thrown into the … Read more Are Deadlines Really Real?
Magical mind control powers. That’s what every sales negotiator would like to have. The ability to bend the other side of the table’s mind to your way of thinking would be the set of negotiation styles or negotiating techniques that would make life so much easier. Sadly, I don’t believe that such powers exist. However, … Read more Why The Standard Answer Can Help A Negotiator Close The Deal