leadership

December 13, 2014

Diary of A Control Freak Negotiator

Diary of a control freak (not that I’m admitting it here lol…)…letting go of those things that I thought I had to do, one thing at a time so I […]
October 2, 2014

Negotiate a Course Adjustment by Being Reslient

Many many years ago on 1 Oct I made a decision to join the Air Force. It’s proof that one slight course adjustment can impact an entire lifetime. I remember […]
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.  […]
September 28, 2014

How to Become A Better Version of You – No Light Switch Solution for Success

Would you like to have success and become a better version of yourself? I think it’s something we should all be striving for and many people work towards that on […]
September 26, 2014

Leave Emotion Out – Negotiate Around Emotional Triggers

Leave Emotion Out – Negotiate Around Emotional Triggers. Sounds simple enough to negotiate while leaving emotion our right? It sounds like something we can do in principle, until you are […]
September 23, 2014

Recap From Rockstar Marketing Bootcamp – Negotiate Your Investment

This past weekend I was a speaker and exhibitor at Craig Duswalt’s Rockstar Marketing Bootcamp. I am one of his experts that trains on negotiation in his mastermind.  I may […]
September 9, 2014

Ditch The Pitch – How a Social Media “Pitch” Ended a Connection

Ditch the Pitch I’ve said it many times in my presentations about building relationships first. When you first introduce yourself to someone, ditch the pitch. We are in a relationship […]
September 7, 2014

Will Hate Driven Negotiation Work as a Strategy?

Will a hate driven style of negotiation work as a strategy to produce win-win results? 911 – no one will ever forget that day in history. This week is the […]
August 13, 2014

The Monopoly of No Customer Service

It seems customer service is at the bottom of the priority heap these days.  Recently I had a great example of poor customer service. I contacted the local toll roads […]