Eldonna’s Blog

April 29, 2019

Mastery Monday – Jealousy and Selfishness Will Stop Success

Mastery Monday – Being jealous is defined as feeling or showing envy of someone or their achievements and advantages. Being selfish is defined as lacking consideration for others; concerned chiefly […]
April 23, 2019

Mastery Monday – Listen to the Whisper

The whisper. It’s that little voice inside that tells you things that many times we ignore. I relate it to being God’s voice telling me things I should do to […]
April 15, 2019

Bookend Your Success In Negotiation and Life

In negotiation the Prepare in Advance strategy is a very important part of your success in achieving your desired outcome. That is the “intention plan” at the beginning of anything […]
April 8, 2019

Asking is NOT Shameful

Mastery Monday – Asking is NOT shameful. Ask for exactly what I want is a key Think Like A Negotiator strategy. People are oftentimes afraid to ask because they fear […]
April 1, 2019

Mastery Monday – Be Willing to Walk Away

In negotiation, you need to prepare in advance for your negotiation situation. Basically you are having a discussion about the situation and looking for an outcome that you are happy […]
March 25, 2019

Why Does Putting the Shopping Cart Back Matter?

Have you ever pulled into the only space available and find a shopping cart in it? Have you noticed parking lots filled with carts that could have been put back […]
March 4, 2019

Mastery Monday – Never Say Yes to the First Offer

The first offer in anything is simply that, an offer. It’s not absolute unless they say “firm” but even then, you can still make a counteroffer. You can choose to […]
January 31, 2019

Negotiation Tip – Walk A Mile in My Shoes

Understand/Research the industry you are in discussions with. Whether you are speaking, bidding or negotiating something it is a good idea to “walk a mile in their shoes” to understand […]
January 28, 2019

Read It!

Read It! This is one that is always a good reminder. It’s important to get any agreement in writing. In writing can be a formal contract, an email or even […]