eldonna lewis fernandez

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 […]
August 7, 2015

It’s BS! Simple Strategies to Negotiate Past the “Bright Shiny Object” Syndrome

I’m sure you’ve heard the term bright shiny object before. What is it exactly and the and what can be done to avoid getting taken in by it? There have […]
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 […]
May 11, 2015

The Opportunity To Negotiate Confidence in 4 Easy Steps

Negotiation is all about opportunities. How do you negotiate through your life? Do you take risks and opportunities that come your way or do you avoid jumping at those opportunities or […]
April 1, 2015

Why Am I In This Stupid Conversation Anyway?

The Think Like A Negotiator Live Training is held twice a year. I always put up an event announcement on Facebook and invite my friends. Some of them click on […]
March 26, 2015

Negotiation Tip – Prepare In Advance for Success in Negotiation

NEGOTIATION TIP: Prepare in advance. The time to prepare for any negotiation is not when you are sitting down at the table or facing it in the moment. You must […]
March 17, 2015

Todays Negotiation Tip – Ask For Consideration

NEGOTIATION TIP: Ask for Consideration.  Consideration is basically a promise for a promise.  For Example: If you stay at a hotel, the consideration you offer is payment, the consideration they […]
March 10, 2015

Negotiation Tip – Walk a Mile In My Shoes

NEGOTIATION TIP – “Walk a Mile in My Shoes” – what that means is when you are preparing for a discussion whether its business, personal, family, employment, whatever the case […]
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 […]