Eldonna Lewis Fernandez

December 21, 2012

Romance Scams – Expand Your Knowledge

This article was written for my online magazine GoPINKMagazine some time ago.  I often share it as it continues to be relevant. The “K” in PINK is for Knowledge. Knowledge […]
December 17, 2012

A Word About Freedom of Speech – Negotiating Balance

Negotiation Balance – How do we exercise our right and express our opinion without offense? The First Amendment (Amendment I) to the United States Constitution is part of the Bill […]
November 18, 2012

Connection Builds Trust

In this microwave fast paced world we live in, there seems to be less connection happening and more disconnection.  We have the ability to hide out behind our computer and […]
November 5, 2012

How to Leave Emotion Out in Negotiation and Life

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eA_sEUN5ofw] Have you ever been in discussion with someone either verbally or written and it starts to get out of hand because they said or did something that really sparked […]
October 14, 2012

Confidence – the Number One Trait for Successful Negotiation

Confidence is defined as  a feeling or consciousness of one’s powers or of reliance on one’s circumstances; faith or belief that one will act in a right, proper, or effective way; the quality […]
October 8, 2012

Negotiating Balance – Clean Out the Clutter

Becoming an expert negotiator has a lot more to do with your own confidence, mindset and beliefs than great skill.  One of the key factors in negotiation is negotiating balance […]
September 16, 2012

How to Negotiate a Transition

Negotiation – I learned it in the military as a Contracts Specialist.  That was my title.  I also became a Contracts Negotiator after the military working for various defense contractors.  […]
September 3, 2012

Negotiation is a Daily Activity

What do you think of when you hear the term negotiation? You may think about a big boardroom with two sides intensely negotiating over a multi million dollar contract.  That […]
August 20, 2012

The Art of Negotiation

Negotiation is basically discussions to agree on a deal.  Someone makes an offer or submits a proposal and the other side either accepts the offer or enters into negotiation by […]