How To Avoid Reaching An Impasse During A Negotiation

Negotiators need to learn how to steer clear of gridlock

The reason that we enter into a negotiation is because we want to be able to use our negotiation styles and negotiating techniques to reach a deal with the other side. The challenge that we have is that what we want and what they want may be two very different things. The whole purpose of … Read more How To Avoid Reaching An Impasse During A Negotiation

3 Secrets For Finding Satisfaction In Your Next Negotiation

“Satisfaction” is a great word – doesn’t it sound like something that we’d all like to achieve every time we start a negotiation? As great as this concept is, despite all of the negotiation styles and negotiating techniques that we’ve learned, just exactly how to achieve it is something that seems to elude negotiators because … Read more 3 Secrets For Finding Satisfaction In Your Next Negotiation

If At First You Don’t Succeed, Then Keep On Talking

The goal of any sales negotiation is for both sides of the table to eventually reach an agreement that they both can live with. Although this sounds simple, sometimes such an agreement can appear to be unobtainable. However, never say never – it turns out that there is a simple technique that may yet snatch … Read more If At First You Don’t Succeed, Then Keep On Talking

Sales Negotiations – Hollywood Style

Can anyone remember what happened way back in November of 2007? That’s when all of the writers in Hollywood went on strike. After that the Screen Actors Guild walked out. Talk about a mess. Well guess what, in the first half of 2011 this could all happen again – those contracts are once again just … Read more Sales Negotiations – Hollywood Style

Shut-Up Is What Sales Negotiators Need To Learn To Do!

Negotiation is all about power. The trick to walking away from a sales negotiation feeling satisfied about what you were able to achieve is to make sure that you walk IN to the negotiation with more negotiating power than the other side has. Sounds easy doesn’t it? I’ve been amazed  over and over again to … Read more Shut-Up Is What Sales Negotiators Need To Learn To Do!