negotiate

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 […]
April 1, 2019

Mastery Monday – Be Willing to Walk Away

In negotiation, you need to prepare in advance for your negotiation situation. Basically you are having a discussion about the situation and looking for an outcome that you are happy […]
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 […]
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

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 […]