business

October 10, 2018

How do we stop hate?

Hate – it seems to be rampant if you focus on the negative. How do you stop hate? Look in the mirror and ask yourself these questions: What do I […]
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 […]
April 10, 2018

Baskets and Beads of Hope and Women of Kitale Kenya Who Changed My Path in Life

Day 6 – Kitale, Kenya – Afternoon – The Ladies of the Kipsongo Slum After lunch we headed to the Kipsongo Slum. I didn’t know much about it at the […]
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 […]
November 20, 2017

What is This Thing About Gratitude and Thanksgiving Anyway?

Thanksgiving is just days away and Christmas is right around the corner. Whether you celebrate Thanksgiving or not, you are likely to run across something about being grateful this time […]
October 23, 2017

Using Deception and Secrecy to Get a Business Conversation

If you have to use deception and secrecy to get a business conversation, you might want to rethink your business. Have you ever had someone contact you and ask if […]
August 14, 2017

Use Your Leverage and Influence

Use your leverage and influence is one of the tips in the Think Like A Negotiator book.  Basically, leverage is the exertion of force. Influence is the capacity to have […]
July 31, 2017

Good Negotiators Need Focus, Coaching and Training

I went to see the “Rumble on the Water 2” fight at the Queen Mary in Long Beach CA this past weekend.  There were several fights on the schedule and […]