In Negotiating, It’s All About What You Know

If you have a chance to talk with experienced negotiators, you’ll often hear them tell you “knowledge is power”. What they are talking about, in simple terms, is that the more that you know as you go into a negotiation, the better you can expect to do during the negotiations no matter what negotiation styles … Read moreIn Negotiating, It’s All About What You Know

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 moreNegotiating Is A Mental Game

Three Ways To Get What You Want Out Of Your Next Negotiation

If we want to be successful in our next negotiation, then we are going to have to be able to view it as being a game. It’s only by being able to do this that we will bring to the table the flexibility to deal with all of the negotiation styles and negotiating techniques that … Read moreThree Ways To Get What You Want Out Of Your Next Negotiation

The Power Of Commitment In A Negotiation

When you think about your next negotiation, what comes to mind? Do you see yourself locked into a small, hot room with the other side staring at each other over an old, battered wooden table using all of the negotiation styles and negotiating techniques that you know? If you do, then you are probably mistaken. … Read moreThe Power Of Commitment In A Negotiation

Negotiators Need To Know How To Shift Into The Right Gear

I’ve got a quick question for you: would it be possible for you to drive from one location to another if you had to use a single gear on your car? The answer is “maybe”, but it sure would take a long time and that would not be a fun trip. As negotiators, we need … Read moreNegotiators Need To Know How To Shift Into The Right Gear

Good Negotiating Is All About Connecting With The Other Side

The goal of any negotiation is for you to find a way to reach a deal with the other side of the table. Once we get beyond all of the negotiation styles and negotiating techniques that are involved in negotiating, it really comes down to finding the answer to one primary question: what is it … Read moreGood Negotiating Is All About Connecting With The Other Side

Only Brave Negotiators End Up Being Successful

In order to be successful during a negotiation, what skills are really required? One skill that is all too often overlooked in my opinion is bravery. I like to define bravery as the willingness to try something that just might fail. If you are willing to take this leap of faith, sometime you can rescue … Read moreOnly Brave Negotiators End Up Being Successful

Power Play: Secrets To Successful Negotiating

Would you like to be a better negotiator? Sure, we all would. The trick is finding out just exactly how to move from where our negotiating skills currently are to where we’d like them to be. It turns out that it’s not all about who has the best negotiation styles and negotiating techniques. There’s got … Read morePower Play: Secrets To Successful Negotiating

2 Tips For Resolving Deadlocks When The Other Side Just Isn’t Listening To You

Just exactly who are these negotiations being conducted with? If I asked you this question, you’d probably tell me that you are negotiating with the other side of the table. You’d be both right and wrong. The negotiation process is much more complicated and you need to understand why if you are going to reach … Read more2 Tips For Resolving Deadlocks When The Other Side Just Isn’t Listening To You

Why Negotiators Need To Negotiate With Everyone Who Is On The Other Side Of The Table

Just exactly who are these negotiations being conducted with? If I asked you this question, you’d probably tell me that you are negotiating with the other side of the table. You’d be both right and wrong. The negotiation process is much more complicated and you need to understand why if you are going to reach … Read moreWhy Negotiators Need To Negotiate With Everyone Who Is On The Other Side Of The Table