The Art Of Making “How” Concessions

In some negotiating circles, the word “concession” is a dirty word. It means to give in to the other side, to agree to do something that they want you to do. Those negotiators who believe in using their negotiation styles and negotiating techniques to achieve “winner takes all” don’t like this concept because they believe … Read moreThe Art Of Making “How” Concessions

Let Mr. Zipf Help You Win To Your Next Negotiation

Ok, so I admit it, “win” is generally not a term that we are supposed to use when talking about a negotiation. Remember, it’s not about winning or losing a negotiation, but rather how you play the game. However, let’s say that what I really mean is that no matter what negotiation styles or negotiating … Read moreLet Mr. Zipf Help You Win To Your Next Negotiation

How Do You Close A Negotiation? One Nibble At A Time…

Have you ever heard the phrase “it’s not over until it’s over”? The person who said this was clearly talking about a negotiation because experienced negotiators know that a negotiation is never over until they say that it’s over. Welcome To The World Of Nibbling After both sides of the table have reached an agreement … Read moreHow Do You Close A Negotiation? One Nibble At A Time…

He Who Works The Hardest, Wins The Negotiation

What is the secret for walking away from your next sales negotiation feeling satisfied? We all wish that there was some magic “silver bullet” technique that if we knew what it was we could use it every time we negotiate in order to be able to walk away feeling like our negotiating time was well … Read moreHe Who Works The Hardest, Wins The Negotiation