knipog

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 […]
January 21, 2019

Ask for Consideration

Consideration is a promise for a promise. When the promise is broken it is fair and reasonable to receive some consideration to make up for the promise being broken. For […]
December 17, 2018

Mastery Monday – Set Your Intentions for 2019 and Let 2018 Go!

There are only 2 weeks left in 2018. It’s time to reflect on the previous year, make course corrections and set goals/intentions for the New Year. I have one week […]
December 10, 2018

Mastery Monday – Team Building Tips

In a recent class on Team Building that I taught to Army supervisors, this is one of the concepts we discussed. People will fill in the blanks with absence if […]
December 10, 2018

Loneliness – How to Negotiate a Better Deal for the Holidays

Loneliness is something many struggle with, but it is magnified over the holidays. People who are lonely, alone or perhaps are going through a tough time struggle to find joy […]
November 26, 2018

Mastery Monday – EGADS! You’ve Got to be Joking!

This strategy can be used during a negotiation out loud or you can keep it to yourself and go away and do some research by verifying the facts of the […]
October 29, 2018

Calm is not Weak

Mastery Monday – Calm is not Weak. Calm means not showing or feeling nervousness, anger, or other emotions; absence of violent or confrontational activity within a place or group; pleasantly […]
October 22, 2018

Your Mindset is Your Greatest Asset

Mastery Monday – Your Mindset is your greatest Asset. My mentor, acting coach and friend Glenn Morshower taught me to consider these things: 1. Things go well for me – […]