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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 […]
March 17, 2015

Todays Negotiation Tip – Ask For Consideration

NEGOTIATION TIP: Ask for Consideration.  Consideration is basically a promise for a promise.  For Example: If you stay at a hotel, the consideration you offer is payment, the consideration they […]
March 10, 2015

Negotiation Tip – Walk a Mile In My Shoes

NEGOTIATION TIP – “Walk a Mile in My Shoes” – what that means is when you are preparing for a discussion whether its business, personal, family, employment, whatever the case […]
January 10, 2015

Certainty of Terms in Contracts and Negotiation

Certainly of terms is verbiage used in defining language in contracts or agreements. What happens when terms are not clear? The understanding of the intent of the contract and its […]
December 20, 2014

How to Negotiate Great Deals on Super Saturday For Christmas Giving

Super Saturday. It’s advertised and expected to be bigger than Black Friday. This is the time to use your negotiation skills to negotiate even bigger savings. You may be thinking […]
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 […]
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 […]