How To Get Yourself Out Of A Bad Deal

As negotiators, sometimes we get handed a bad apple

You might think that every principled negotiation starts out the same way: with a blank sheet of paper. However, in a number of situations that I’ve found myself in this is not the case. Instead, what has happened is that for whatever reason because of the negotiation styles and negotiating techniques being used, my client … Read moreHow To Get Yourself Out Of A Bad Deal

How To Defend Against A “Take It Or Leave It” Position

Negotiating is tough work. We are not always able to reach a point in the negotiation where both sides of the table are able to agree on a deal no matter what negotiation styles or negotiating techniques we use. In fact, it is very likely that at some point in the negotiations one side of … Read moreHow To Defend Against A “Take It Or Leave It” Position

Mistakes Happen – Admit Them

Did you know that I’m perfect? Well, ok, so I’m not really perfect. However, I’d be willing to bet that you are not perfect either. What this means for both of us is that during our next negotiation despite all of the clever negotiation styles and negotiating techniques that we’ve been using, there is a … Read moreMistakes Happen – Admit Them

Why “Off-The-Record” Is An Important Part Of Closing Every Negotiation

Just exactly how do you think that a negotiation lurches closer and closer to a resolution? If you think that it happens because of all of the clever negotiation styles and negotiating techniques that both sides use, think again. It turns out that there is a secret to making progress towards an eventual deal in … Read moreWhy “Off-The-Record” Is An Important Part Of Closing Every Negotiation