Real Life — Real World

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 […]
July 28, 2015

The Problem with MLM’s – Deception and Manipulation

MLM – Multi Level Marketing. It is a marketing strategy in which the sales force is compensated not only for sales they generate, but also for the sales of the […]
July 26, 2015

You Got What You Deserved. Women Like You Are Disgusting!

Why would anyone say something like that?  You got what you deserved? Women like you are disgusting? I came across the following video this morning posted by one of my […]
June 8, 2015

7 Negotiation Strategies Applied to Everyday Life

7 Negotiation Strategies Applied to an Everyday Situation Recently I went on an amazing mother daughter trip with my daughter after she graduated from CSULB. We went to the East Coast […]
January 29, 2015

When In Doubt Just Opt Out – No Spam Zone

When in Doubt, just opt out. Do you know what marking someone as spam does to their business? Think about that for a minute. We meet people all the time while […]
January 28, 2015

Verify the Facts – Don’t Believe Everything You Hear

Verify the facts. This is a key factor in negotiation and very important to do before you agree to something or believe something that someone tells you. Another way of […]
December 30, 2014

Unbroken Movie is a bit Broken – Missing the Redemption

I saw the movie “Unbroken, Survival, Resilience and Redemption” Throughout the movie I kept asking myself where’s the redemption part? They left it out other than a short few minutes […]
December 29, 2014

Why Did You Negotiate Yourself Out of Your Plans for 2015?

Resolutions, goal setting, reflection, etc. We negotiate these with ourselves at the end of the year. It’s that time of year when we take a look at 2014 and assess […]
December 14, 2014

Focus Should Go Where Energy Flows

Focus should flow where energy goes. Instead of focusing on the customers/clients/people/relationships etc that aren’t interested, focus on the ones that are and cultivate those. Don’t invest energy where energy […]