5 Ways To Become A Better Negotiator

Negotiators should always be working to become better

Congratulations – you are a negotiator! This is an impressive accomplishment. However, now you are facing the question of what’s next? We would all like to become better negotiators and boost our negotiation styles and negotiating techniques; however, often we find ourselves unsure of how we can make this happen. The good news is that … Read more5 Ways To Become A Better Negotiator

The Art Of Dealing With A Sole Supplier

If you view starting a negotiation as going into battle, then you’d like to be able to start things off being balanced. Neither side should have too much of an advantage, both should show up ready to do battle on a level playing field using their own set of negotiation styles and negotiating techniques. However, … Read moreThe Art Of Dealing With A Sole Supplier

A Checklist For Making Concessions In A Negotiation

Everyone starts a negotiation with a goal in mind of what they’d like to be able to get out of the negotiation no matter what negotiation styles or negotiating techniques are involved. As the negotiation proceeds, both sides engage in give and take where they both make and receive concessions. As the negotiation proceeds forward, … Read moreA Checklist For Making Concessions In A Negotiation

Good Negotiators Don’t Talk About Their Weaknesses

When we negotiate, we want to do it from a position of strength. However, we all know the reality: we each have our own special set of weaknesses. That we have these weaknesses is no big secret; however, exactly what weaknesses we have is a big secret – at least from the other side of … Read moreGood Negotiators Don’t Talk About Their Weaknesses

Two Weaknesses That Can Kill Any Negotiation

As negotiators we like to think of ourselves as being tough and strong, right? We know that we’ll get what we want out of our next negotiation no matter what negotiation styles or negotiating techniques the other side of the table uses. Well, all too often it turns out that we have our own set … Read moreTwo Weaknesses That Can Kill Any Negotiation

The Art Of Knowing When To Delegate In A Negotiation

If you are like most negotiators, you wish that you could be perfect. If you were, then you’d never make a mistake and you could do everything that was required in order to land the best deal. In other words, you’d have no negotiating weaknesses. No matter what negotiation styles or negotiating techniques the other … Read moreThe Art Of Knowing When To Delegate 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