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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 […]
January 10, 2015

Certainty of Terms in Contracts and Negotiation

Certainly of terms is verbiage used in defining language in contracts or agreements. What happens when terms are not clear? The understanding of the intent of the contract and its […]
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 20, 2014

How to Negotiate Great Deals on Super Saturday For Christmas Giving

Super Saturday. It’s advertised and expected to be bigger than Black Friday. This is the time to use your negotiation skills to negotiate even bigger savings. You may be thinking […]
December 16, 2014

How to Negotiate A Robodial – Do Not Call List Won’t Stop Telemarketers

“Robodial” What is a robodial anyway? We all get them. Its those annoying phone calls that come in from unknown numbers and if you answer them one of two things […]
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 […]
November 26, 2014

Thanksgiving Message

Thanksgiving in the U.S. is a time when families get together and give thanks. We see messages go out reminding us to take time and think of what we are […]
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.  […]