think like a negotiator

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 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 […]
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 – […]
May 14, 2018

Mastery Monday – What Level of Confidence Do You Need To Be A Great Negotiator?

Recently I spoke at a big event where I shared my Think Like A Negotiator Keynote talk.  There was a comment that said. “She seems a little arrogant, self-assured. It’s […]
September 19, 2017

The Power of Words

The power of words – I was sharing on yesterdays TLN Virtual Community Call about the difference between the word survivor and victor. People use the word survivor to describe […]