Eldonna’s Blog

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 […]
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 […]