Eldonna Lewis Fernandez

February 5, 2016

Negotiation Tip – Verify the Facts

Assumptions are the death of progress. When we make assumptions based on incomplete information we set ourselves up for failure. Verify the facts you are given. Often times we hear […]
January 12, 2016

How to Negotiate Capacity In Your Life – AKA Transition 101

2016 is the “Year of Capacity” for me. Capacity is something we all need in order to be able to function and do the things that we do. The definition […]
December 23, 2015

Merry Christmas, Happy New Year, Happy Holiday Season!

Whether you celebrate Christmas or not, this Friday is Christmas day and I hope you are able to spend time with family and/or friends. I am blessed to be able […]
October 23, 2015

Anatomy of a Negotiation – Landlord Tenant Dispute

Whether you are negotiating a big contract, a relationship, a business deal or a personal situation, the negotiation principles you use are all the same. They might be applied in […]
October 12, 2015

Think Like A Negotiator in Employee Engagement & Relations (Part 2)

Negotiation in the workplace. Employee engagement. What is the secret? Is it a detailed, dissectible idea that requires extensively complex and over complicated techniques in order to be effective in […]
October 3, 2015

Think Like A Negotiator in Employee Engagement and Relations

Recently I had the honor of being a breakout session speaker at the SHRM/PIHRA California HR Conference and the title of my talk was Think Like A Negotiator in Employee […]
September 14, 2015

Leadership Lessons for High Performance

Leadership, it’s something we all do everyday. You may not think you are a leader but even if it’s only yourself you have to lead. Aside from self leadership, there […]
August 24, 2015

Don’t Negotiate With Crazy Podcast on The Art of Charm

I recently had the distinct pleasure of being a special guest on The Art of Charm podcast.  The Art of Charm is a team of lifestyle and dating coaches devoted […]
August 15, 2015

Negotiation Tip – Build Relationships First

NEGOTIATION TIP – The importance of Building Relationships First – I prefer to shop at a local individually owned nursery for plants. Why? Because they want to know my name, […]