negotiation

March 17, 2014

You Can’t Negotiate With Crazy

You Can’t Negotiate With Crazy.  This is not referring to someone who is mentally incapacitated or insane.  Contracts with those types of people as well as people under the influence […]
February 23, 2014

Ask For Exactly What I Want – Ask Better Questions

A couple weeks ago I did a blog post on asking for exactly what I want.  It is all about the ask.  This is one of the biggest mistakes people […]
February 20, 2014

Verify The Facts

You’ve probably heard the adage “Trust but Verify.”  Nowadays it seems like a challenge to take things at face value.  There are so many stories that are fabricated or embellished […]
February 17, 2014

Leave Emotion Out

Have you ever been in a discussion with someone or doing a deal where they said something that really made you angry or upset?  How about someone just flat out […]
February 15, 2014

Celebrate My Success!

Today is a day I get to celebrate my success.  We should always take the time to celebrate an accomplishment we have created or achieved.  Often times we keep our […]
February 10, 2014

Ask for Exactly What I Want

One of my mentors Clinton Swaine of Frontier Trainings takes that one step further which is “Ask 6 Times For Exactly What I Want.” It doesn’t necessarily have to be […]
February 7, 2014

Win-Win What Does That Really Mean?

Win Win, what does that really mean anyway?  My new book Think Like A Negotiator, 50 ways to create win-win results by understanding the pitfalls to avoid is all about […]
February 3, 2014

Feedback is the Breakfast of Champions

Feedback is the breakfast of champions.  This is a distinction that I learned from my  mentor Clinton Swaine of Frontier Trainings.  Often times we look at receiving feedback as criticism […]
January 29, 2014

Think Like A Negotiator Book Has Arrived!

It’s finally here!  The Think Like A Negotiator Book arrived yesterday.  If you got in on the pre-launch I will be sending it out within the next week.  There’s still […]