think like a negotiator

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 […]
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 […]
March 10, 2015

Negotiation Tip – Look The Part

NEGOTIATION TIP: Look the Part – that means for whatever you are doing, work, fun etc, look the part for what you are doing and the formality or non formality […]
January 28, 2015

Verify the Facts – Don’t Believe Everything You Hear

Verify the facts. This is a key factor in negotiation and very important to do before you agree to something or believe something that someone tells you. Another way of […]
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 […]
January 4, 2015

Negotiation Tip

Negotiation Tip: Find out what your clients needs are in order to speak their language.  Some care about saving time, some care about saving money, some care about feeling secure. […]
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 […]
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.  […]