Negotiation and Contracts

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 […]
June 27, 2017

Negotiation Moment

Negotiation Moment – I receive a written notice from my insurance company indicating they were cancelling my business insurance because they don’t insure authors. Specifically it said “we are unable […]
June 1, 2017
Ask Powerful Questions When Negotiating

Ask Powerful Questions

Asking powerful, clarifying questions helps avoid unwanted conversations. I will not agree to a phone call with someone who will not tell me what they want to talk to me […]
April 6, 2017

Judge Judy – A Great Lesson in Negotiation Preparation

When you are preparing your position in negotiation you should consider whether or not you are willing to go to court. I watch Judge Judy clips on YouTube as education […]
March 23, 2017
Check the facts!

Verify the Facts (Part 1 of 2)

Verify the facts, sounds simple enough.  However there are those who take things they find online as the whole truth and nothing but the truth.  Sometimes we come across things […]
June 11, 2016

Single Strategy for Successful Vehicle Negotiations

Negotiating a car deal is one of the most common things that people do. At one time or another you might be in a position to buy a car from […]
April 11, 2016

The 8 Archetypes/Personalities in Negotiation

What kind of negotiator are you? What kind of negotiator would you like to be? In negotiation, part of being a master negotiator is learning how to apply different strategies […]
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 […]
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 […]