In Negotiating, It’s Really All About The Details…

Let’s face it, negotiating can be a very tricky thing to do well what with all of the different negotiation styles and negotiating techniques that are used. There are a lot of different reasons why negotiating can be hard to do, but one of the biggest is that there are just so many different things … Read moreIn Negotiating, It’s Really All About The Details…

Two Weaknesses That Can Kill Any Negotiation

As negotiators we like to think of ourselves as being tough and strong, right? We know that we’ll get what we want out of our next negotiation no matter what negotiation styles or negotiating techniques the other side of the table uses. Well, all too often it turns out that we have our own set … Read moreTwo Weaknesses That Can Kill Any Negotiation

Negotiators Need To Know How Much Of A Contract Needs To Be Enforced

Can I tell you something? Can you keep a secret? Contacts are boring. Not only are they that, but generally speaking they are both long and boring. That’s why it can be very easy for negotiators to not pay a great deal of attention to exactly what is in a contact and it turns out … Read moreNegotiators Need To Know How Much Of A Contract Needs To Be Enforced

How To Write A Good Memorandum Of Understanding

Image Credit When the negotiating is over and done with and you’ve put away your negotiation styles and your negotiating techniques, it’s time to create a memorandum of understanding (MOU) that will capture what was agreed to. This all sounds nice and easy until you actually sit down to create the MOU and discover that … Read moreHow To Write A Good Memorandum Of Understanding

Good Negotiators Know The Importance Of A Memorandum Of Agreement

Negotiations can be long, drawn-out affairs. When the final agreements have been reached, all of the negotiation styles and negotiating techniques are put away, and everyone stands up, shakes hands and leaves the room, right? No! There is one more important step in the whole negotiation process before you’re done – you need to create … Read moreGood Negotiators Know The Importance Of A Memorandum Of Agreement

I’ve Met The Negotiating Devil And He Lives In the Details

You can trust the other side of the table when you are negotiating with them, right? I mean sure, we’ll all try to get a leg up during the negotiations and use as many negotiation styles and negotiating techniques as we possibly can in order to get the best deal, but once the negotiation process … Read moreI’ve Met The Negotiating Devil And He Lives In the Details

Every Negotiator Needs A Set Of Guiding Principles

Negotiations can go on for a long time. When you start a negotiation, you probably have a pretty good idea of where you want to get to. The big question is does the other side of the table share this goal with you? Will they be able to remember this goal throughout the entire negotiation? … Read moreEvery Negotiator Needs A Set Of Guiding Principles

To Team Or Not To Team, That Is The Question

Don’t you just love movies? Whenever there is a negotiation going on in a movie, be it with hostage takers or closing a big business deal, there is always the picture of the noble solitary sales negotiator doing his / her best to close the deal against almost impossible odds. Can you tell me what … Read moreTo Team Or Not To Team, That Is The Question