Negotiation

September 18, 2018

Mastery Doesn’t Happen Overnight

Mastery doesn’t happen overnight. The definition of mastery is comprehensive knowledge or skill in a subject or accomplishment: control or superiority over someone or something. You may have heard the […]
May 14, 2018

Mastery Monday – What Level of Confidence Do You Need To Be A Great Negotiator?

Recently I spoke at a big event where I shared my Think Like A Negotiator Keynote talk.  There was a comment that said. “She seems a little arrogant, self-assured. It’s […]
February 20, 2018

Why I Came to Kenya

Kenya is on the other side of the world from the U.S. It’s a county with rich tradition and poverty. I felt called to come here in my heart. I […]
January 30, 2018

Why do I have to expend unnecessary time and effort to get someone to actually do their job Part 2

Why do I have to expend unnecessary time and effort to get someone to actually do their job Part 2 After having a not so great experience at my local […]
January 20, 2018
Just Do Your Job!

Why Do I Have to Expend Unnecessary Time and Effort to Get Someone to Actually Do Their Job? Part 1

  When I was in the military and had kids, I started a monthly allotment to purchase savings bonds for their education.  They are adults now and while I’ve used […]
January 15, 2018
The Right Decision

The Right Decision

Think Like A Negotiator is all about becoming a better negotiator.  It’s knowing what to think and how to implement it.  Thinking is the first part of it.  You have […]
January 2, 2018
Build Relationships First

Dear Retail Sales Person, Am I Putting You Out by Shopping in This Store?

A key Think Like A Negotiator strategy is “Build Relationships First.” It seems like in retail they forget that most days.  Oftentimes it feels like they are doing you a […]
December 17, 2017
The GPS of Life...

The GPS of Life Took Me Off-Course for a Reason

Sometimes you get sick from eating something bad or sometimes it’s from a twisty road at night that messes with your equilibrium or maybe it’s because you need to purge […]
November 28, 2017

Never Say Yes to the First Offer

Have you ever said yes to something only to be sorry you didn’t challenge the offer? Never say yes to the first offer as a general rule. The first offer […]