Who’s In Charge Of Your Negotiation?

The goal of any negotiation is to be able to reach a deal with the other side of the table no matter what negotiation styles or negotiating techniques are used. In order to make this happen, you need to be able to agree to things and then you need to be able to deliver on … Read moreWho’s In Charge Of Your Negotiation?

Dealing With “What-If” During A Negotiation

The goal of any negotiation is to always be using our negotiation styles and negotiating techniques to keep things moving forward. We want to eventually be able to reach a deal with the other side. The only way that we’re ever going to be able to get there is if we can make progress on … Read moreDealing With “What-If” During A Negotiation

How You Can Use Patience To Overcome A Deadline In A Negotiation

Every negotiation is a battle of wits between two sides. The other side needs you to do what they want you to do and so they’ll be trying to use a number of different negotiation styles and negotiating techniques to make this happen. One technique that they may try to use on you is to … Read moreHow You Can Use Patience To Overcome A Deadline In A Negotiation

Three Ways Buyers Try To Get A Lower Price From Sellers

When we have something to sell, we end up working with a buyer sitting on the other side of the table from us. That person has one job in the world – use negotiation styles and negotiating techniques to get us to lower our price and throw in as many concessions as they can possibly … Read moreThree Ways Buyers Try To Get A Lower Price From Sellers

Hey Negotiator, It’s “Crunch Time”

So how many times has this happened to you: you are involved in a negotiation and things are moving along just fine with lots of negotiation styles and negotiating techniques being used. Then all of a sudden, you come to a point in the discussion where things just seem to grind to a halt. There … Read moreHey Negotiator, It’s “Crunch Time”

The Power Of Delays In A Negotiation

We all hate delays, right? No matter if it is when we are in traffic, waiting in a line at a store, or waiting for the next web page to load, any sort of delay is a bad thing. Or is it? It turns out that in a negotiation, sometimes a delay can be a … Read moreThe Power Of Delays In A Negotiation

How To Find Hidden Weakness

As a negotiator, your job is to see through any negotiation styles and negotiating techniques that might be being used and spot any hidden weaknesses that the other side of the table may have. The good news is that you can accomplish this by taking the time to pick up on the subtle signals that … Read moreHow To Find Hidden Weakness

Good Sales Negotiators Know Not To Fear A Deadlock

What’s the one thing that negotiators fear the most? Not being able to reach a deal with the other side – this would mean that we’ve wasted everyone’s time with our negotiations. There are a lot of different terms to describe this situation, but the one that strikes fear in everyone’s heart is “deadlock” simply … Read moreGood Sales Negotiators Know Not To Fear A Deadlock

The Secret To Dealing With Deadlines: What Negotiators Need To Know

Just how long do you think that your next sales negotiation is going to last? I’ve got news for you – it may not last as long as you may think that it’s going to last. The reason is that either side of the table may use deadlines to help hurry things along. If this … Read moreThe Secret To Dealing With Deadlines: What Negotiators Need To Know

Using The Bogey Tactic To Get Your Way In A Sales Negotiation

So there you are in a sales negotiation, you like what is being offered to you but there is one small problem. You don’t have enough money to buy it. What can you do? Walking away is of course one option; however, maybe there’s something else that you can do. It turns out that this … Read moreUsing The Bogey Tactic To Get Your Way In A Sales Negotiation