Military

August 14, 2017

Use Your Leverage and Influence

Use your leverage and influence is one of the tips in the Think Like A Negotiator book.  Basically, leverage is the exertion of force. Influence is the capacity to have […]
October 30, 2016
After Action Report

After Action Report / Review of Performance

AAR – After Action Report/Review is something required in the military after completion of a mission to evaluate what worked, what didn’t and what could be done next time to […]
October 2, 2016
Basic Training

Happy Anniversary – Celebrating the Decision that Changed My Life Forever

Happy Anniversary to a decision that changed my life forever. On this date many years ago I raised my right hand and took the oath of enlistment to join the […]
March 7, 2016
How to handle a major contract dispute

Negotiation Strategies in Major Contract Dispute

Negotiation is all about reaching an agreement. Normally, the examples given are less complex and more common. However, the strategies taught in Think Like A Negotiator were derived from many […]
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 […]
September 29, 2014

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!  Anybody confused by that subject line? When I was in the Air Force, this time of year was the most hectic time of all for Contracting folks.  […]
July 29, 2014

Emotionally Connected People Perform Better

I’ve heard it said that emotionally connected people perform better. People are so disconnected in the workplace today. All work and no play makes people bored, exhausted, overwhelmed and just […]
May 17, 2014

Armed Forces Day – I Flew A Desk – Does that Count?

Today is Armed Forces Day. President Harry S. Truman led the effort to establish a single holiday for citizens to come together and thank our military members for their patriotic […]