negotiate

October 23, 2017

Using deception and secrecy to get a business conversation

If you have to use deception and secrecy to get a business conversation, you might want to rethink your business. Have you ever had someone contact you and ask if […]
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 4, 2017

The Shocking Photo that Jolted My Reality

Have you ever seen a photo of yourself that made you do a complete shift in your life? A reminder of something you already knew and ignored or simply refused […]
May 23, 2017
AARP Magazine

Sensationalization of Women Keeping Us In A Box?

We still hear about problems women have in various environments.  Problems with sexual assault in the military, harassment at work, not being considered for something because you are a woman.  […]
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 […]
September 1, 2016
Don't Negotiate!

STOP! DON’T NEGOTIATE!

STOP! DON’T NEGOTIATE! What? Don’t negotiate? How is that thinking like a negotiator? There are times when it’s appropriate to not negotiate. This would be something you would consider during […]
August 30, 2016

The Journey to Achieve the Goal – Toastmasters Accredited Speaker #68

I returned recently from the Toastmasters International Convention 2016 where I spoke in the Level 2 final for the Accredited Speaker (AS) designation and earned the designation as the 68th […]
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 […]