How To Avoid Being Overconfident In Your Next Negotiation

Being overconfident can affect your judgement during a negotiation

In addition to different negotiation styles and negotiating techniques there are a number of different things that negotiators need to be able to deal with during a negotiation. Being overconfident is one of these. What we need to understand is that if we allow ourselves to become overconfident, then there is a good chance that … Read more How To Avoid Being Overconfident In Your Next Negotiation

What Rights Do You Have As A Negotiator?

As negotiators, we end up putting up with a lot during a negotiation. We know that no matter what negotiation styles or negotiating techniques we are using, we often make mistakes during a negotiation and all too often we end up punishing ourselves for the things that we think that we could have done better. … Read more What Rights Do You Have As A Negotiator?

Negotiators Know That You Can’t Be Right If You Are Wrong

I can only speak for myself, but when I’m involved in a negotiation, I’m INVOLVED in a negotiation. Unfortunately, what this means is that my attention is almost completely focused on the issues at hand. I’m keeping track of what both sides have agreed to, where the issues are, what negotiation styles and negotiating techniques … Read more Negotiators Know That You Can’t Be Right If You Are Wrong

What Should A Negotiator Do AFTER The Negotiation Is Over?

Yea! The negotiation is over and done with (or at least this meeting that is a part of the negotiations is done with) and the negotiation styles and negotiating techniques have all been put away. Now you can go home, put your feet up, and relax until the next meeting. Hold on – it turns … Read more What Should A Negotiator Do AFTER The Negotiation Is Over?

Negotiators Know To Never Take Things At Face Value

Ah trust. It’s one of the little things that allows us to interact with people every day – we assume that they will do what they promise to do and likewise the people that we interact with assume that we’ll keep our word. You would think that going into a negotiation, there would need to … Read more Negotiators Know To Never Take Things At Face Value

Why It’s Ok For A Sales Negotiator To Be Wrong

When you become the best sales negotiator in the world you’ll be right all the time. However, since you’re not there yet, you should expect to be wrong – not all the time, but at least some of the time. There are a lot of different ways to handle this, what’s the right way? Why … Read more Why It’s Ok For A Sales Negotiator To Be Wrong