Eldonna’s Blog

November 21, 2019

The Day I Almost Died – Part 1 – Listen to the Whisper

I’ve had some near misses in life, some close calls that didn’t end my life but if something hadn’t happened, would have. Here is one of the stories from a […]
November 19, 2019

Mastery Monday – How to Negotiate Around a Porch Pirate

Porch pirates are those people that steal packages off of other peoples porches or front door area or wherever they are left by a delivery person. 1 out of 4 […]
November 4, 2019

Mastery Monday – Surround Yourself With People Who Hold You To a Higher Standard

Mastery Monday – Surround Yourself with People Who Hold You To a Higher Standard – Not People Who Bring You Down.   I was working on a magazine article about […]
October 20, 2019

Mastery Monday – Stolen Valor and Wearing the Military Uniform

              I severed in the Air Force for 23 years and as a retiree, I am authorized by regulations to wear my uniform in […]
September 16, 2019

Mastery Monday – Exposure – Don’t Get Overexposed

Verify the Facts – Exposure – Don’t Get Overexposed Verify the facts is a foundation Think Like A Negotiator principle.  You have to verify the facts on anything you are […]
September 9, 2019

Mastery Monday – Love Your Neighbor As You Love Yourself

Love your neighbor as you love yourself.  (Mat 22:39 NIV) We’ve seen this pop up many places without realizing its real meaning.  Most of the time we see it as […]
September 2, 2019

Mastery Monday – You Can’t Reason With A Drunk

The last strategy in the Think Like A Negotiator book is “You Can’t Negotiate with Crazy.” There are some people you cannot reason with and a drunk is one of […]
August 12, 2019

Mastery Monday – Never Get Ripped Off Again Series

Never Get Ripped Off Again – For Your Time Time is precious. It’s something many don’t have a lot of today and it’s something you can’t get back. How do […]
July 24, 2019

Use Your Leverage to Get to the Know, Like and Trust Factor

When Thinking Like A Negotiator, there are 3 types of leverage, Personal, Positional and Relational. In this blog post, you will learn about relational leverage and some examples both in […]