self confidence

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?  […]
April 30, 2014

You Can’t Negotiate With Crazy – Or Perhaps You Can…

This is the last tip in my book.  I have blogged about it before.  It’s an important tip to think about.  How do you deal with crazy when it comes […]
April 25, 2014

The Day My Mother Died

It was just after lunch on April 25th when I got called out of the classroom.  I went to the office to find my dad there.  He was taking me […]
April 22, 2014

The Road to Forgiveness Part 2 – Forgiving Yourself

To be a better negotiator, you must have confidence.  Confidence comes from experience.  Confidence also comes from your “inner game.”  If you don’t have the playbook to your inner game […]
April 18, 2014

Did Bad Negotiation Cause Lawsuit Lunacy?

Bad negotiation? The video below is an interesting short documentary on the McDonald’s coffee lawsuit.  The problem is the judge still AWARDED almost $3 million (this video claims the final […]