Eldonna Lewis Fernandez

June 26, 2013

How to Get Your Carpet Cleaned While On a Radio Show

So there I was on a one hour live radio show at 10 am til 11am PDT when my doorbell rings and it’s the carpet cleaning guys that I had […]
June 21, 2013

It’s My BIrthday and I’ll Write What I Want To

Negotiation isn’t just about doing the deal; it’s also about negotiating balance in your life, negotiating down the path of life, and negotiating through the twists and turns the life […]
June 9, 2013

Fair and Reasonable

Fair and Reasonable.  What is fair and reasonable and what does it mean in relationship to negotiation, contracts and doing business?  A Fair and Reasonable price can be defined as […]
May 19, 2013

Ask For Exactly What I Want

Ask. It’s simple right? Ask for what you want? Many times we simply don’t ask and if you don’t ask you don’t get. Wayne Gretzky said “You miss 100% of […]
April 30, 2013

Negotiation Language – How You Say It Affects It

Negotiation is all about how we communicate and it’s one of the areas to consider when preparing for a negotiation. Language is so important. The words we use can often […]
April 24, 2013

Negotiate A Happy Life

Mildred Lucy English – my mother as a young woman. My mother. I resented her for so many years from her disease of alcoholism. She died from it 39 years […]
April 19, 2013

Negotiating A Transition

Transition means movement, passage, or change from one position, state, stage, subject, concept, etc., to another. It is fluid although often times feels like movement has halted. I have gone […]
April 14, 2013

Draw the Line

Many times discussions occur to resolve some sort of dispute. You may end up going back and forth on an issue to get it resolved and find that the other […]
April 1, 2013

Be Willing to Walk Away

Be willing to walk away, also known as “take it or leave it” is a great strategy to get the other side to agree to your deal. Of course in […]