negotiation

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 […]
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 […]
July 24, 2017

Only Do What Only You Can Do

Only do what only you can do.  That means you need to let other people help you.  What?  Can’t we do it all? Have you ever or do you currently […]
June 27, 2017

Negotiation Moment

Negotiation Moment – I receive a written notice from my insurance company indicating they were cancelling my business insurance because they don’t insure authors. Specifically it said “we are unable […]
June 12, 2017

The Power is in The WORDS

Monday Mastery – What words do you like or dislike? Fun time yesterday being interviewed by Dean Cain. A couple questions were what is your favorite word and least favorite […]
June 11, 2017

The Fruit Will Tell You What You Are Really Full Of

The primary sign that a person is filled with the spirit is the fruit that shows up. It show’s what’s going on on the inside. It’s the natural outgrowth of […]
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.  […]