Using The Power Of Legitimacy In A Negotiation

It’s actually sorta interesting. As negotiators we go into a negotiation expecting to use our negotiation styles and negotiating techniques to have an extended discussion with the other side regarding the deal that is on the table before us. Depending on what is at stake, these discussions may continue for quite some time and may … Read moreUsing The Power Of Legitimacy In A Negotiation

The Best Negotiators Know That They Can Learn From Children

As negotiators, we all want to become better at what we do. Now, there are a lot of different ways to go about doing this. We can attend fancy course, read a lot of books, or even watch countless hours of videos in order to develop our negotiation styles and negotiating techniques. However, it turns … Read moreThe Best Negotiators Know That They Can Learn From Children

Almost There: How To Move Towards The Close Of A Negotiation

Do you remember that scene early on in the movie Star Wars when Ben Kenobi tells the Imperial Troopers that “…these are not the droids that you are looking for…” and then they walk away? It is exactly that kind of mind control that negotiators wish that they had when it comes time to wrap … Read moreAlmost There: How To Move Towards The Close Of A Negotiation

Sales Negotiators Know How To Avoid Getting Stuck

Have you ever been in a negotiation where things were not going very well for you? Where you and the other side of the table just seemed to get bogged down on a specific topic and couldn’t make any progress in the negotiations no matter what negotiation styles or negotiating techniques you used? Well good … Read moreSales Negotiators Know How To Avoid Getting Stuck

5 Steps For Preparing For Your Next Sales Negotiation

So let’s say that you were going to drive to some place far, far away. Let’s go a step farther and say that you sorta knew where you were going to go to, but that you had never been there before. Can you imagine yourself just jumping into the car and driving with doing any … Read more5 Steps For Preparing For Your Next Sales Negotiation

2 “Never Fail” Secrets To Getting Your Way In A Sales Negotiation

Hey, did you read any of those Harry Potter books (or at least see one of the movies?) If you did, then you probably got drawn into the world of magic and wizards that the books are all about. It sure seems as though in these stories that there is a magic portion or a … Read more2 “Never Fail” Secrets To Getting Your Way In A Sales Negotiation

Learn To Say “No” From A Russian

So What’s So Hard About Saying “No”? As I work with sales negotiators and teams of negotiators I am constantly surprised by just how hard it is for them to say one simple word: “No” . I’m not sure if it’s the way that we’ve been raised or if we all have some built-in need … Read moreLearn To Say “No” From A Russian