Would it not be a wonderful world if during each of our negotiations, we were able to get along nicely with the other side of the table? Sure, there are always going to be things that we disagree on, but we’d always be able to work through them and eventually once again see each other … Read more What’s The Best Way For A Negotiator To Resolve A Dispute?
One of the most fundamental questions about any negotiation that has to be answered is who should be running the show? If you ask most of us, we’d tell you that it’s the person who is ultimately in charge – the big man (or woman). It turns out that this is the wrong answer. We … Read more The Worst Person To Negotiate For You Is – You!
During a negotiation there comes a time when you believe that you can see beyond the negotiation styles and negotiating techniques and start to see the end of the negotiation. Both sides of the table have been going back and forth for a while and it’s starting to look like you are going to be … Read more How Negotiators Prepare To Handle The “Deal Killers”
Hopefully we all realize that the world is full of folks who have no reservations about resorting to dirty tricks as a part of their negotiation styles and negotiating techniques during a negotiation. As a negotiator this means that you’re going to be encountering dirty tricks all the time no matter how hard you try … Read more Defenses Against Negotiating Dirty Tricks
Hear any good lawyer jokes lately? When we are negotiating we like to think that we’re prepared for almost any possibility. However, there’s one thing that can cause the blood of even a seasoned negotiator to run cold: the threat of legal action. All of the negotiation styles and negotiating techniques in the world aren’t … Read more Legal Intimidation: 5 Ways To Defend Against It