self confidence

March 26, 2015

Negotiation Tip – Prepare In Advance for Success in Negotiation

NEGOTIATION TIP: Prepare in advance. The time to prepare for any negotiation is not when you are sitting down at the table or facing it in the moment. You must […]
March 10, 2015

Negotiation Tip – Walk a Mile In My Shoes

NEGOTIATION TIP – “Walk a Mile in My Shoes” – what that means is when you are preparing for a discussion whether its business, personal, family, employment, whatever the case […]
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 […]