contracts

July 15, 2019

Verify the Facts – What Seems Factual Is Not Always Truth

This was posted several years ago but the relevance is still current. Verify the facts, sounds simple enough. However there are those who take things they find online as the […]
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 […]
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 […]
May 23, 2017
AARP Magazine

Sensationalization of Women Keeping Us In A Box?

We still hear about problems women have in various environments.  Problems with sexual assault in the military, harassment at work, not being considered for something because you are a woman.  […]
April 6, 2017

Judge Judy – A Great Lesson in Negotiation Preparation

When you are preparing your position in negotiation you should consider whether or not you are willing to go to court. I watch Judge Judy clips on YouTube as education […]
March 7, 2016
How to handle a major contract dispute

Negotiation Strategies in Major Contract Dispute

Negotiation is all about reaching an agreement. Normally, the examples given are less complex and more common. However, the strategies taught in Think Like A Negotiator were derived from many […]
October 12, 2015

Think Like A Negotiator in Employee Engagement & Relations (Part 2)

Negotiation in the workplace. Employee engagement. What is the secret? Is it a detailed, dissectible idea that requires extensively complex and over complicated techniques in order to be effective in […]
October 3, 2015

Think Like A Negotiator in Employee Engagement and Relations

Recently I had the honor of being a breakout session speaker at the SHRM/PIHRA California HR Conference and the title of my talk was Think Like A Negotiator in Employee […]