Secrets To Preparing For A Successful Negotiation

The ultimate goal of any negotiation is to be able to walk away from the table with the feeling that you were able to get what you came for. The trick is trying to understand just exactly how you can make that feeling happen. It turns out that the secret to conducting a successful negotiation … Read moreSecrets To Preparing For A Successful Negotiation

Plan Your Next Negotiation, Negotiate Your Plan, Be Successful

When I’m working with negotiators who are trying to become better, they always ask me what the secret to moving to the next level is. For years I always told them that there was no “silver bullet” that would allow them to make the jump. It was just going to take a lot of hard … Read morePlan Your Next Negotiation, Negotiate Your Plan, Be Successful

Remember: “Negotiation” Spelled Backwards Is “Change”

So what’s the secret to conducting a successful negotiation? Is it taking enough time to plan? Is it picking the right place to hold the negotiations? Turns out that none of these are the right answer. Instead, if you want to be successful you need to do one simple thing: plan for everything to go … Read moreRemember: “Negotiation” Spelled Backwards Is “Change”

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

Deadly Sins Of Sales Negotiations: Hope And 3 Others

We all hear so much about the smooth Donald Trumps of the world that we can fall in to the belief that everyone shows up for a sales negotiation better prepared than we are. Nothing could be further from the truth. In fact, there are four common sales negotiation mistakes that even really smart people … Read moreDeadly Sins Of Sales Negotiations: Hope And 3 Others

How To Hire A Negotiator

In life, there are some situations that you will be called on to negotiate in order to get what you want / need.  However, there will also be situations in which you have the time (and the budget!) to reach out and get outside help. Getting outside negotiating help can be especially critical if the … Read moreHow To Hire A Negotiator