How To Not Be A Pushover In Your Next Negotiation

In order to reach a deal with the other side of the table, you are going to have to be flexible. However, this brings up the interesting question: just exactly how flexible are you going to have to be? The one thing that you don’t want to allow to happen is for the other side … Read moreHow To Not Be A Pushover In Your Next Negotiation

Can You Invest Too Much Into A Negotiation?

Face it, if you are willing to sit down and engage in a negotiation discussion with someone, then you are already committed to reaching a deal with them no matter what negotiation styles or negotiating techniques are being used. Where things can start to get interesting is when you become too committed to reaching a … Read moreCan You Invest Too Much Into A Negotiation?

The Best Negotiators Are Really Salespeople

Hmm, so what is a negotiator really? I mean when you look at a negotiator, what do you see? With a little luck you see someone who is hoping to engage in a negotiation and then walk away with a deal that will meet their needs. In order for this to happen, they had better … Read moreThe Best Negotiators Are Really Salespeople

Why You Don’t Know What The Other Side Doesn’t Know

The trick to doing well at your next negotiation is to know who knows what no matter what negotiation styles or negotiating techniques are being used. Or another way of saying that is you want to fully understand what the other side of the table does not know. Hmm, this is all getting rather confusing. … Read moreWhy You Don’t Know What The Other Side Doesn’t Know

What Is The Real Goal Of Any Negotiation?

I’d like to clear something up right off the bat. Negotiating is not something that you and I do every once in awhile. It’s not limited to something that we prepare for and then come to a room, sit down, and start. Rather, it’s a part of every day of our lives. We negotiate with … Read moreWhat Is The Real Goal Of Any Negotiation?

2 Things They Don’t Teach You In Negotiation School

When you enter the world of professional negotiations, there are some basic skills that you need to pick up. However, those skills don’t cover all of the negotiation styles and negotiating techniques that you are going to need in order to be successful. Among the additional skills that you’ll need are the following two tactics. … Read more2 Things They Don’t Teach You In Negotiation School

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

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

How To Negotiate To Buy A Car in 2010

Despite the fact that the world is emerging from a global recession, sometimes the need to buy a car shows up just when you least expect it. If that time has arrived for you, then maybe we should spend some time talking about what you need to do in order to successfully negotiate the purchase … Read moreHow To Negotiate To Buy A Car in 2010

Don’t Believe What Anyone Says Is What Sales Negotiators Need To Learn To Do

People are either honest or they aren’t right? Umm, well not exactly. Look, in a sales negotiation everything is not as it seems. I hate to use strong words like “lying” or anything like that, but let’s just say that a healthy dose of skepticism is often a sales negotiator’s best friend. What’s Going On … Read moreDon’t Believe What Anyone Says Is What Sales Negotiators Need To Learn To Do