How Can A Negotiator Save A Deal From Collapsing?

Negotiators need to know how to bring a deal back from the dead

So just exactly when is a negotiation over? I’m pretty sure that by now you know that this is a loaded question – a negotiation is never over. Even after we’ve been able to use our negotiation styles and negotiating techniques to reach a deal with the other side, we still need to make sure … Read more How Can A Negotiator Save A Deal From Collapsing?

Negotiating Is A Mental Game

When we are preparing to negotiate, we tend to focus on the things that we can see such as the negotiation styles and negotiating techniques that we’ll be using. However, it turns out that in order to be successful in a negotiation a great deal relies on what is going on inside of our heads … Read more Negotiating Is A Mental Game

5 Ways To Use A Deadlock To Your Advantage

In a negotiation, reaching a deadlock is something that we all fear, right? Everyone views a deadlock, which is when both sides can’t agree on something that is being discussed, as a form of failure. We don’t want to fail, so we use all of the negotiation styles and negotiating techniques that we know to … Read more 5 Ways To Use A Deadlock To Your Advantage

Great Negotiators Aren’t Afraid To Stumble On The Way To The Top

A quick question for you: are you afraid to fail? Would you be willing to take on responsibility for a negotiation that might not be a success? I’m willing to bet that a lot of us would say “no” – our company’s negotiators who are perfect are rewarded while negotiators who fail are kicked to … Read more Great Negotiators Aren’t Afraid To Stumble On The Way To The Top

Follow The Bouncing Price: What Sales Negotiators Need To Know

A Price Is Not A Fixed Thing Inexperienced sales negotiators often enter into a negotiation thinking that the price of something that they are trying to buy or sell is fixed – it’s set in concrete and cannot be changed. They think that their goal is to “discover” what this price is through negotiating. Those … Read more Follow The Bouncing Price: What Sales Negotiators Need To Know