Playing With Power: How To Use It And Not Get Used By It

Who gets what out of a negotiation is often determined not by what negotiation styles or negotiating techniques are being used but rather by who has the most power. This is actually sort of an amusing thing because of the very nature of power – we can’t see it, we don’t know who has it … Read morePlaying With Power: How To Use It And Not Get Used By It

Success In Negotiating Has To Do With Your State Of Mind

Whenever we start a negotiation, we go into the negotiation with high hopes. We would like to be able to walk away from the discussions after all of the negotiation styles and negotiating techniques are over with the deal that we are looking for. However, that does not always happen. What is it that makes … Read moreSuccess In Negotiating Has To Do With Your State Of Mind

In A Negotiation, It’s Not What You Know, But What People Think You Know

I wish that I could tell you that I know everything that has to be known in this world. However, the truth is that I actually know very little when you consider all that there is to know. What this means is that when I walk into a negotiation, I’m really at a bit of … Read moreIn A Negotiation, It’s Not What You Know, But What People Think You Know

Why Fears And Wishes Are Not A Negotiator’s Friend

When you know that you are going to be entering into a negotiating situation, what’s the one thing that you don’t want to bring to the table with you? It has nothing to do with the negotiation styles or negotiating techniques that will be used during the negotiations. I can think of several things, however, … Read moreWhy Fears And Wishes Are Not A Negotiator’s Friend