personal development

April 17, 2015

The “T” Word – Language According to Yoda

One of the most important things about being a success in negotiation in business, employment or life is being cognizant of the language we use when we communicate. Whether it’s […]
April 1, 2015

Why Am I In This Stupid Conversation Anyway?

The Think Like A Negotiator Live Training is held twice a year. I always put up an event announcement on Facebook and invite my friends. Some of them click on […]
March 30, 2015

Win-Win Negotiation – What Does That Mean Exactly?

Win-Win Negotiation – What does that mean exactly? The title of my book is “Think Like A Negotiator – 50 Ways to Create Win-Win Results by Understanding the Pitfalls to […]
March 26, 2015

Negotiation Tip – Prepare In Advance for Success in Negotiation

NEGOTIATION TIP: Prepare in advance. The time to prepare for any negotiation is not when you are sitting down at the table or facing it in the moment. You must […]
December 16, 2014

How to Negotiate A Robodial – Do Not Call List Won’t Stop Telemarketers

“Robodial” What is a robodial anyway? We all get them. Its those annoying phone calls that come in from unknown numbers and if you answer them one of two things […]
December 13, 2014

Diary of A Control Freak Negotiator

Diary of a control freak (not that I’m admitting it here lol…)…letting go of those things that I thought I had to do, one thing at a time so I […]
October 2, 2014

Negotiate a Course Adjustment by Being Reslient

Many many years ago on 1 Oct I made a decision to join the Air Force. It’s proof that one slight course adjustment can impact an entire lifetime. I remember […]
September 29, 2014

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!  Anybody confused by that subject line? When I was in the Air Force, this time of year was the most hectic time of all for Contracting folks.  […]
September 26, 2014

Leave Emotion Out – Negotiate Around Emotional Triggers

Leave Emotion Out – Negotiate Around Emotional Triggers. Sounds simple enough to negotiate while leaving emotion our right? It sounds like something we can do in principle, until you are […]