Negotiators Need To Learn To Trust Their Own Instincts

When I’m working with negotiators who are trying to develop their negotiating skills, I’m often asked what it takes to reach the next level in negotiating. You know, the level where it all seems to come very naturally and easily to the negotiator. My answer is always the same: nobody ever really reaches that level, … Read moreNegotiators Need To Learn To Trust Their Own Instincts

In A Negotiation, Information Is Power

Every negotiation is about power. Who has it, who wants it, and where did it all go. As negotiators, we are always looking for negotiation styles and negotiating techniques that we can use to become more powerful. It turns out that there is one simple way that we can make this happen: get more information. … Read moreIn A Negotiation, Information Is Power

Why You Don’t Know What The Other Side Doesn’t Know

The trick to doing well at your next negotiation is to know who knows what no matter what negotiation styles or negotiating techniques are being used. Or another way of saying that is you want to fully understand what the other side of the table does not know. Hmm, this is all getting rather confusing. … Read moreWhy You Don’t Know What The Other Side Doesn’t Know

4 Tips For Conducting A Successful Negotiation

In order to be successful in your next negotiation, you need to know what kind of goals you are going to have to set for yourself. You can think of these goals as providing you with “tips for success” as you face all of the negotiation styles and negotiating techniques that will show up in … Read more4 Tips For Conducting A Successful Negotiation

Good Negotiators Know The Power Of “What If?”

How are your mind reading skills? Not so good? Dang – just imagine how handy that would come in during your next sales negotiation. You could just close your eyes and you’d be able to see what the other side of the table was thinking. I can’t help you get magical powers, but I might … Read moreGood Negotiators Know The Power Of “What If?”