self confidence

December 29, 2014

Why Did You Negotiate Yourself Out of Your Plans for 2015?

Resolutions, goal setting, reflection, etc. We negotiate these with ourselves at the end of the year. It’s that time of year when we take a look at 2014 and assess […]
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 […]
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 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 […]
July 29, 2014

Emotionally Connected People Perform Better

I’ve heard it said that emotionally connected people perform better. People are so disconnected in the workplace today. All work and no play makes people bored, exhausted, overwhelmed and just […]
July 20, 2014

Negotiation Just Takes Some Skill – You Too Can Easily Learn These Skills

Recently in an article I wrote about the 7 mistakes most often made in negotiation, I mentioned that it takes confidence to be a good negotiation. How can you get […]
June 2, 2014

It’s Not About YOU!

Have you ever had a situation where someone went off on you, had a strange reaction to something you did or said or simply treated you badly in some way?  […]