Eldonna’s Blog

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 […]
March 28, 2013

Leave Emotion Out

When negotiating in business or in your personal life, there will be times when something is said by the other party you are negotiating with that may simply tick you […]
March 24, 2013

How Not to Build A Relationship

We are hearing alot these days about the importance of building relationships.  There have been numerous articles about it all across social media and many speakers are starting to specialize […]
January 16, 2013

Confidence – One of the Most Important Aspects of Negotiation

One of the most important things you need in order to be successful in negotiation is confidence.  Most people hesitate to negotiate because they don’t have the confidence in their […]
January 6, 2013

Negotiation Mastery – Get Creative in Business and Day-to-Day Life

Sometimes in negotiation we have to figure a way to get creative.  In business when two opposing sides or people are discussing a deal and not able to work out […]