Negotiating Skills Will Get You Ahead

Negotiating skills can help you manage lots of different kinds of life situations, both at work and in your personal relationships. Here are a few examples of where these skills can help you build an even better life for yourself:1. Many family situations require negotiating with others. Deciding which movie... Read More

Writing an RFP (Request for Proposal)

A while back, a potential client provided me with some general details of the writing work he wanted me to do for his company. Then he asked me to send him a proposal. Proposal?! I panicked as I tried to confirm with him what he meant by that... Read More

A One Stop Financial Solution

Amy Wright, 34, was extatic when her realtor showed her the three bedroom townhome overlooking the lushious golf course. It was exactly the home she was looking for. The interior was sunny and bright, with a newly remodeled kitchen, spacious bedrooms, and the perfect little study area to set up... Read More

The Art of Negotiation in 535 words

I want to get better at negotiation, but where to start? UK Amazon currently has 2332 books on negotiation. Google indexed nearly 4 million relevant (yeah right) pages. All I need is a simple, straightforward model that I can put to use now. Phased by the glut of information,... Read More

Power Pricing - Getting the Right Price for Your Products and Services

There's an old joke about the New York City blackout. Power was out everywhere, and the electric company couldn't figure out what was wrong or how to fix it. Finally, they decided that the only one who could solve the problem was a long-retired worker who knew the system inside... Read More

Games are a Reflection of Behavior

You are standing on a small stage yelling, "What's the name of the game?!""Win as much as you can!!!" comes roaring back."Who's responsible for your score?!""I am!!"The audience is composed of ninety men, all prisoners in a federal maximum security prison.One more thing ? you're a woman.For three years, Alicia... Read More

Managing the Sales Negotiation Process

How many times have you heard:"You've got to drop your price by 10% or we will have no choice but to go with your competition.""You will have to make an exception to your policy if you want our business.""I know that you have good quality and service, but so do... Read More

Cross Cultural Negotiations

Cross cultural negotiation is one of many specialized areas within the wider field of cross cultural communications. By taking cross cultural negotiation training, negotiators and sales personnel give themselves an advantage over competitors.There is an argument that proposes that culture is inconsequential to cross cultural negotiation. It maintains that as... Read More

Lets Make a Deal

Smart buyers will always ask for a better price. Unfortunately, too many sales people and business owners automatically think that reducing their price is the most effective way to respond to this request.However, negotiating is not always about price. Although price is a factor in virtually every sale it is... Read More

Where to FIND the BEST Employees --

Obviously, you might logically say, "that is good!" You would most certainly be on track feeling good about everyone in your area having a job. Getting everyone working and being more self-sufficient is our logical goal.WHAT IS FULL EMPLOYMENT?For many years, the marketplace has considered 4% to be reaching a... Read More

In The News:

After months of negotiation, Anchorage teachers officially have contracts  Alaska Public Radio NetworkAfter months of discussion and negotiation, Anchorage teachers officially have three-year contracts. Last night, the contract agreement between the Anchorage ...
Securing the best deal: The crucial difference between negotiation and sales  SmartCompany.com.auSelling and negotiating are both important skills, but not all sales situations require negotiations and not all negotiation situations are sales-related.
FG, World Bank PSRP Loan Negotiation Ongoing, Says Fashola  THISDAY NewspapersThe federal government has not concluded its negotiation of a $2.5 billion loan expected from the World Bank in support of the implementation of its Power ...
Use This Negotiation Tip When Someone Calls You Abrasive  ForbesWhat does it mean when a woman is called "abrasive"? We explore advice on how to negotiate that feedback and concrete tips to reframe that experience.
In negotiations, one strategy leads to better economic gains, but worse relationships  Penn: Office of University CommunicationsAnyone who has ever negotiated a salary or purchased a car knows such conversations about money can be trying. You go in with a number in your head, ...
Militant Leader's Younger Brother, Driver Killed During Ransom Negotiation In Bayelsa  SaharaReporters.comGodsgift Lagos, also known as Coco, and his driver, Christopher Etima, have been shot by unknown gunmen during a ransom exchange for the release of a ...
This Startup Is Closing The Gender Pay Gap, One Negotiation At A Time  ForbesStartup 81cents, which provides salary support for women in the midst of job negotiations, just won the fifth annual CommonBond Social Impact Award.
CFL reveals list of 10 negotiation list players for each team  CFL.caTORONTO — The Canadian Football League (CFL) and the nine clubs have unveiled ten players from each team's negotiation list on Wednesday. This marks ...
Mixing Friends And Business? Here's What You Need To Know  ForbesFriendship can add magic to business ventures, but it can also add an element of risk. I explore a question from a reader on how to maintain a healthy friendship ...
The latest global climate negotiations just finished. Here’s what happened.  Washington PostThe latest round of global climate negotiations just concluded in the coal city of Katowice, Poland. This was the 24th meeting of the “conference of the parties” ...
Letters: Only a radical new approach to negotiation can save Britain from Brexit humiliation  Telegraph.co.ukSIR – The Prime Minister's underwhelming “victory” this week reinforces the fact that she will not win the meaningful vote on her Withdrawal Agreement without ...
Quarterback trio tops list of 10 Edmonton Eskimos negotiation-list players  Edmonton SunAre the Edmonton Eskimos sitting on the next Mike Reilly?Certainly, the club would like nothing more than to extend the contract of their star quarterback and ...
Breaking: Lecturers walk out of meeting with FG delegation  VanguardTHE negotiations between Federal Government and Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Monday ended in deadlock again.
Serbia, Montenegro Open More Negotiation Chapters With EU  RadioFreeEurope/RadioLibertySerbia and Montenegro on December 10 opened more accession chapters in their negotiations with the European Union for eventual membership in the bloc.
Mountain View School District faces two lawsuits on negotiations  Lewiston Morning TribuneGRANGEVILLE — In a rare move, the Idaho Education Association has filed two lawsuits against the Mountain View School District on behalf of the local ...
Taliban say they're meeting US officials in effort to negotiate end of war  Military TimesISLAMABAD — The Taliban say they are holding “another” meeting on Monday with U.S. officials, this time in the United Arab Emirates and also involving Saudi, ...
Tate Martell, Braxton Miller put on CFL teams' negotiation list  247SportsThe goal of every player who steps on the field at Ohio Stadium is to reach the National Football League. But things don't always go as planned. There are ...
Source: A's, Edwin Jackson not close on negotiations  NBCSports.comDespite the A's starving for starting pitching, Edwin Jackson and the team are not seeing eye-to-eye with contract negotiations.
Trump uses Israel’s wall as example in negotiation with Pelosi and Schumer  The Jerusalem Post - Israel NewsWASHINGTON - In an extraordinarily tense exchange Tuesday with Democratic leaders, President Donald Trump threatened to shut down the government ...
Kaiser accused of refusing to negotiate labor deal covering 85,000 workers  Becker's Hospital ReviewThe National Labor Relations Board has agreed to hold evidentiary hearings regarding a complaint filed by a coalition of labor unions against Oakland, Calif.
News: Defunct Political Parties Negotiation Forum leaders at odds with PM Abiy’s fresh talk with opposition  addisstandard.comYared Tsegaye. Addis Abeba, December 05/2018 – In the wake of the first ever face-to-face meeting between Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and leaders of 81 ...
Singapore to negotiate maritime dispute in good faith: Khaw  The Straits TimesSingapore is gearing up for next month's discussion with Malaysia over a territorial dispute and intends to negotiate with its neighbour "in good faith", Transport ...
Trying to get people to agree? Skip the French restaurant and go out for Chinese food: Why sharing a plate leads to better negotiation outcomes  Science DailyWhen people in a business negotiation share not just a meal but a plate, they collaborate better and reach deals faster, according to new research.
Fort Smith School Board changes teacher negotiation group  Times RecordThe Fort Smith Board of Education rescinded its negotiation agreement with the Fort Smith Education Association (FSEA) Monday night because it no longer ...
SGMC looks to negotiate contracts  WALBSouth Georgia Medical Center (SGMC), in Valdosta, may be looking to keep two doctors that have been at the center of a great deal of controversy for the ...
'Give and take' means something different to UI grad student union, Iowa regents  Iowa City Press CitizenThe room filled with "boos" as lawyers for the Iowa Board of Regents outlined a first contract proposal to the University of Iowa's graduate student union ...
Holts Summit and New Bloomfield negotiate extending policing contract  ABC17News.comNegotiations are underway for Holts Summit police to continue servicing New Bloomfield into 2019.
Congress sends final farm bill to President Trump after months of negotiations  The AdvocateWASHINGTON (AP) — After months of debate and negotiation, Congress voted final approval Wednesday to a massive farm bill that will provide more than $400 ...
Negotiations move forward with private sidewalk snow contractor in Syracuse  WRVO Public MediaWith some hesitation, the Syracuse Common Council voted unanimously Monday to authorize up to $170000 with a private contractor to clear some of the city.
Negotiations between nurses, hospital ongoing | News  TribDem.comNegotiations between Indiana Regional Medical Center and the Indiana Registered Nurses Association are ongoing following a six-hour bargaining session ...
Ten Things The World Learned At The COP24 Climate Change Negotiations  ForbesCOP24, the biggest climate change meeting since the Paris Agreement, convened this month. A recent IPCC report reveals that urgent and aggressive ...
Kenya finishes highest in ICAO Air Service Negotiations (ICAN) 2018 conference  The StandardKenya has concluded at least 34 air *service* negotiations with various nations from different parts of the world – the largest in the 11th-year history of the ICAO Air ...
Trump welcomes optimistic China trade statement as details of negotiations remain vague  Washington PostPresident Trump on Wednesday embraced an optimistic statement from the Chinese Ministry of Commerce as evidence of success in talks with Beijing about ...
Rob Vanstone: CFL provides a snapshot of its negotiation lists  Regina Leader PostFour quarterbacks are among the Roughriders' 10 negotiation-list prospects whose names were released by the CFL on Wednesday.
After years of negotiations, Stoughton set to acquire historic train depot  The Patriot LedgerSelectman Bob O'Regan said the deal to acquire the 135-year-old station is in its “final stages.” The update comes just days after Governor Charlie Baker ...
Why does Theresa May say negotiations with EU are continuing when no one in EU knows about them or expects them?  ITV NewsHere is a tale of two mysteries. First the PM repeated on Monday that talks are going on with the EU to provide more legal and political assurances that the ...
Is China playing Trump in the trade negotiations?  New York Post It's called “pretend and extend” by people who watched decades ago the negotiations taking place between the Japanese and the US. Now, some people are...
Ron and Don: Nylander is ‘not going to beat Dubas’ in negotiation  Sportsnet.caDon Cherry believes William Nylander should take a short-term deal because he won't be able to beat Kyle Dubas in negotiations.
Brevard Schools, Teachers Union Meet For Third Time to Negotiate Salary and Bonuses |  SpaceCoastDaily.comLeaders from Brevard Public Schools and the Brevard Federation of Teachers met Monday to negotiate for a third time on salary and bonuses.
Brexit should be 'frozen' to negotiate backstop solution  The Irish NewsA former head of the International Fund for Ireland has called for the UK's exit from the EU to be "frozen" for three years to negotiate a long-term exit agreement ...
Trial for alleged murder of 1-year-old delayed as attorneys negotiate  Record-CourierA possible plea agreement is being discussed in the case of a man accused of killing a 1-year-old child Oct. 5 in Nelson Township. Nicholas Catazaro, 27, of ...
Security Brief: The Shutdown Showdown; Negotiating with the Taliban  Foreign PolicyThe government will partially shut down when the clock strikes midnight on Saturday, leaving 420,000 federal employees to work without pay, unless President ...
Prospect of negotiated peace in Afghanistan 'never been more real' – UN mission chief  UN NewsA negotiated end to the 17-year conflict in Afghanistan “has never been more real…than it is now”, the head of the United Nations peace mission in the country ...
Contracts: 5 top tips when negotiating with developers | Features  Construction NewsCharlotte Barker offers a refresher in the fundamentals when ironing out contracts with clients.
North Korea warns US over stalled nuclear negotiations  ABC NewsAs tens of thousands of North Koreans, including current leader Kim Jong Un, paid a visit on Sunday to Kim Jong Il's mausoleum in Pyongyang to commemorate ...
Brexit secretary discusses negotiations  BBC NewsThe Brexit secretary appears before the Europe committee to discuss the article 50 withdrawal negotiations.
Southampton teachers union wants to wrap up negotiations without mediator  GazetteNETSOUTHAMPTON — Nearly 25 teachers and supporters urged the Southampton School Committee Wednesday night to sign off on cost-of-living wages as part of ...
MPs question justice ministers  BBC NewsIt's Justice questions in the Commons now, ahead of an urgent question on the reclassification of student loans.
Four Decades of Failed Negotiations: Will Cyprus Ever Unite Again?  The Globe PostCyprus counts more than four decades of division between its Greek and Turkish Cypriot communities. Access to the other side only became possible in 2003.
State-backed indemnity scheme funding 'still up for negotiation'  PulseThe funding for the state-based indemnity scheme is still up for negotiation, despite the Government claiming it is set to come out of existing funding.
Dissatisfied PWA withdraws from TUF over salary negotiations  Loop News St. LuciaThe Trade Union Federation (TUF), an umbrella body of almost all trade unions on the island, could very well find itself minus one member tomorrow.
Mohawk Ambulance announces pay raise for EMTs as contract negotiations stall  Times Union While contract discussions between Mohawk Ambulance *Service*, EMTS and paramedics have come to a standstill, the company announced Monday they will ...
Singapore intends to negotiate maritime dispute with Malaysia 'in good faith': Khaw Boon Wan  The Straits TimesSingapore is gearing up for next month's discussion with Malaysia over a territorial dispute, and intends to negotiate with its neighbour "in good faith", said ...
Iran's FM says US conditions make bilateral negotiations unlikely  Global TimesIranian Foreign Minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, said on Monday that negotiations with the United States is unlikely after Washington set conditions for talks ...
Opinion: There's a word for the Democrats' negotiating strategy: Insanity  Pocono RecordGood news for the incoming House Democratic majority! They have something President Trump really, really wants: money to build a border wall. Trump is ...
Sources: Virtus.pro negotiating transfer of TOAO, will retain MICHU  VPEsportsRussian Counter-Strike organization Virtus.pro is working on the transfer of Mateusz “TOAO” Zawistowski from AGO Esports, according to sources close to both ...
Airplane fuelers at Sea-Tac threaten holiday strike amid contract negotiation  The Seattle TimesA strike would have broad consequences, potentially slowing or stopping flights forcing a ground stop at the airport.
Brexit BETRAYAL: How Angela Merkel’s ‘lie’ COST Britain in EU negotiation  ExpressANGELA Merkel “betrayed” David Cameron as the former Prime Minister negotiated with Brussels diplomats before the EU referendum, a tell-all book reveals.
Apple manufacturer Foxconn not negotiating with Qualcomm over $9B royalties dispute  AppleInsiderFoxconn is not in talks to settle an antitrust lawsuit it and other Apple assembly partners have leveled against Qualcomm, with its lawyers readying for a ...
France’s Antigovernment Protesters Balk at Negotiations  Wall Street JournalPARIS—Prominent members of the protest movement that has rocked Paris in recent days are threatening to boycott talks with the government of Emmanuel ...
Karela United give Hearts of Oak up till Friday for proper negotiations on Dominic Eshun  Ghanasoccernet.comKarela United FC have given a Friday, 21 December 2018 ultimatum to Hearts of Oak over the illegal signing of their player Dominic Eshun.Last Tuesday, Hearts ...
WaPo: Stone associate is in plea negotiations  CNNAccording to the Washington Post, Roger Stone associate Jerome Corsi is in plea negotiations with special counsel Robert Mueller's office. Post reporter Josh ...
Be sincere in negotiations, Lawmaker urges striking workers, NASS management  Pulse NigeriaThe workers are demanding for a new condition of *service*, promotion and payment of 28 per cent increase in salary as contained in the 2018 budget.
Ifo Institute calls for re-negotiation of Brexit agreement  FXStreetThis is the original of the statement on Brexit agreement re-negotiation from the Ifo Institute. The Ifo Institute has called for renegotiations of.
Redblacks' negotiation list includes six QBs — who you probably have never heard of  Ottawa SunIf the purpose of this drill is to get CFL fans interested or excited, it's not going to work.At least not in Ottawa.There's a “Bug” and a quarterback drafted with the ...
EU will negotiate if May loses Commons Brexit vote, says Prodi  The GuardianThe EU will come back to the negotiating table if parliament votes down Theresa May's deal with Brussels, according to Romano Prodi, a former European ...
Local TDs condemn attack on repossessed Roscommon farmhouse, but call for negotiations to keep family in home  thejournal.ieLOCAL TDS HAVE condemned an attack on a property in Roscommon over the weekend, which left eight people injured and caused significant damage.
Women Have a Harder Time Negotiating Salary Than Men, Data Shows  The Motley FoolIf talking salary was an easy thing to do, perhaps more workers would do it -- and boost their earnings, as a result. But the fact of the matter is that it can be ...
Tribune Publishing ends negotiations with McClatchy | Dateline  Newspapers and TechnologyTribune Publishing has ended negotiations to sell the company to McClatchy, a source knowledgeable about the talks said, the Tribune reported.
Brexit: Irish PM rules out constant Brexit re-negotiation  BBC NewsThe taoiseach (Irish prime minister) Leo Varadkar has said that the UK cannot continually demand reviews of the Brexit withdrawal agreement. Mr Varadkar ...
EU replies to Haradinaj: We're negotiating with Thaci only  B92EU officials have written another letter to provisional Kosovo institutions Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj. Source: Tanjug Tuesday, December 18, 2018 | 12:40 ...
Behind the walls of MDC-ZANU PF negotiations  Bulawayo24 NewsDuring GNU talks, one reason MDC never got so-called reforms done is Tsvangirai assigned a sell-out to the negotiations. I will name him one day.To facilitate d ...
Healios Agrees to Make Payment to Extend Exclusive Period for Negotiating an Option for a License to Multistem® Therapy for Indications in China  NasdaqCLEVELAND, Ohio, Dec. 17, 2018-- Athersys, Inc. announced today the extension of HEALIOS K.K.' s exclusive period to negotiate an option that would.
Jalen Ramsey wants Jaguars to start negotiating new deal  ESPNJaguars defensive back Jalen Ramsey says that if the team is sincere about wanting him around, they should start negotiating a new contract this offseason.
Trump shouldn’t be negotiating U.S. criminal prosecutions with China  Washington PostCHINA HAS responded to Canada's arrest of a top tech executive on U.S. criminal charges with what amounts to lawless hostage- taking. Two Canadians ...
Air Traffic Controllers frustrated with stalled wage negotiations - IrieFm  iriefm.netThe stall in wage negotiations between the Jamaica Air Traffic Controllers' Association and the Ministry of Finance is frustrating. That's according to President of ...
Norwich marina deal in serious negotiations  Norwich BulletinNORWICH — There is a new potential buyer for the Marina at American Wharf in Norwich, and the city's mayor said the deal, if reached, could be finalized by the ...
District 211 Strike Averted After Agreement Reached Between Teachers Union, Board of Ed  NBC ChicagoA strike has been averted at Illinois' largest high school district after an agreement was reached Monday afternoon between the teachers union and board of ...
Locked out National Grid workers, company head back to negotiating table  WCVB BostonLocked out National Grid workers and company representatives are heading back to the negotiating table Wednesday. Both sides are expected to meet at the ...
Australia, Naval Group conclude sub negotiations  DefenseNews.comAustralian Defence Minister Christopher Pyne confirmed that the Australian government has finally concluded negotiations for 12 large conventionally-powered ...
Marc Thiessen: There's a word for the Democrats' negotiating strategy: insanity  Deseret NewsWASHINGTON — Good news for the incoming House Democratic majority! They have something President Donald Trump really, really wants: money to build a ...
Norway ready to restart trade negotiations with Malaysia  The Malaysian InsightBoth sides optimistic about talks on European Free Trade Association, says ambassador.
Source: A's and Edwin Jackson Not on Same Page in Salary Negotiations  NBC Bay AreaDespite the A's starving for starting pitching, Edwin Jackson and the team are not seeing eye-to-eye with contract negotiations.
Putin is avoiding negotiations, but martial law will not be extended, says Poroshenko  Euronews EnglishUkrainian president Petro Poroshenko has accused Russian president Vladimir Putin of avoiding negotiations to release Ukrainian sailors captured last month.
Theresa May celebrates Christmas amid troubled Brexit negotiations on SNL | Watch News Videos Online  Globalnews.caBritish Prime Minister Theresa May, played by Kate McKinnon, unwrapped gifts that were “filled with feces” and spoke to David Cameron after he called for the ...
COP24 climate talks end in agreement -- barely  CNNKatowice, Poland (CNN) After two weeks of discordant and emotional negotiations, the nations of the world agreed Saturday night on a set of rules meant to help ...
ProPublica: Ivanka in middle of negotiations  CNNPresident Donald Trump's inaugural committee spent funds on hotel rooms and meals at the Trump International Hotel in Washington DC and rented space ...
Navy Awards 2 LCSs to Austal USA; Third FY 2019 Ship Still Being Negotiated  USNI NewsAustal USA was awarded two of the three Littoral Combat Ships the Navy can buy in Fiscal Year 2019, further increasing the number of Independence-variant ...
University of California and Elsevier Locked in Negotiations  The ScientistThe University of California is pushing back against the publishing giant Elsevier over fees and access to research papers. The UC system's five-year contract ...
Yakima man arrested following negotiation with police  Yakima Herald-RepublicA Yakima man was arrested Saturday following an extended negotiation after he threatened to harm family members, according to a news release from Yakima ...
NSW's Ausgrid sale undermined by negotiation failures, report finds  The GuardianAuditor general says government revealing price early in talks potentially cut electricity supplier's value.
Negotiations yet to begin on return of US Korean War remains, Pentagon agency says  Military TimesMonths after the White House raised hopes for bringing home thousands of U.S. battlefield remains from North Korea, the returns have stalled. Detailed ...
How The U.S. Can Still Advance Climate Negotiations Under The Trump Administration  NPRNPR's Audie Cornish talks with Jonathan Pershing, former Special Envoy for Climate Change under President Obama, about how the U.S. can advance climate ...
ASUU strike: FG replaces Education Minister in negotiations, blasts Falana  Daily Post NigeriaThe Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, has taken over the negotiation between the Federal government and the striking university teach.
Lack of trust hampering PO negotiations  Manx RadioPO Chair and Treasury Minister's comments criticised by CWU.
Danbury, First Congregational Church negotiating sale to city  Danbury News TimesThe steeple of the First Congregational Church of Danbury will remain an iconic part of the city's skyline for years, though more than church music may be ...
New York-Presbyterian and Empire BCBS negotiating deal that could affect 300000  ModernHealthcare.comNew York-Presbyterian is struggling to reach an agreement to remain in the Empire Blue Cross and Blue Shield network. If the two sides can't agree before Jan.
Behind the Brexit Chaos, a Faulty U.K. Negotiating Strategy  Wall Street JournalWhen British politicians launched Brexit negotiations after the country's 2016 referendum, they were confident they could win a special deal by finding allies ...
Federal Impasses Panel Asserts Jurisdiction over HHS-NTEU Negotiations  GovExec.comPanel orders 30-day mediation period ending mid-December, despite pleas from union, mediation *service* to delay to 2019.
Negotiating Street Space Differently : Muslim Youth and Alternative Learning  Economic and Political WeeklyAn ethnographic study of Muslims in Hyderabad builds on two strands of research findings: the relative backwardness of Muslims on various social indices; and ...
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The Art of Negotiation in 535 words

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