I am currently travelling on a mix of holidays and still working so juggling this and time zones is messing with my creative thinking brain so I have decided to take a break from writing the blog. Maybe it will be a good time for you to reflect on the last push to the end … Read moreTAKING A BREAK
So I have been talking about negotiating for the whole week. So now that you know how to get the deals you want how do you live the life you want? Think about what you love to do – but then think about what is involved in doing this you need to ask the following … Read moreDo you live with passion?
I always read my previous posts to make sure I am not repeating myself and to see if I left anything out or maybe need to articulate more. So here are some more tips on how to win at negotiating every time. Shoot for Mars! – If you negotiate bigger than the actual deal you … Read moreNegotiations! Want some more?
So continuing on the journey to becoming better negotiators. Here are 3 more tips: Patience – I have fallen foul of this many times in my career. Probably the hardest thing when negotiating. You can expedite deals – but you will pay a penalty for this. It could be in the form of not getting … Read moreWant some negotiation tips?
If you didn’t read yesterday’s post please do so before reading this one. Today is about finding out what people really want. Here are 3 simple tricks: Ask – yip – actually, ask them what they are planning to do, what are they saving to spend money on? Why are you doing this instead of … Read moreWant to know the secret skills to negotiate?
We are negotiating all the time every day. Think about it. We negotiate to get our kids to school (and dressed in uniform, not Halloween outfits).We negotiate with colleagues all day – sometimes just as simple as not playing their music so loud.Negotiating with customers. So if we accept that we are negotiating all day … Read moreWant to know the secret move to win any negotiation?
I am on a plane going overseas so had to schedule this post yesterday (hopefully you get the email and or see the social posts). If you haven’t subscribed please click the link below. I may be a bit sporadic on my posts for the next few weeks but will endeavour to still share my … Read moreHello from 35000 feet
So yesterday may have been a harder post than I normally write, I won’t apologise for it because it was true and honest. But today I thought maybe to add some tools or thinking to complement the post. Grow a thick skin! You see when ranting on about how we play down failure and try … Read moreAre you an elephant or a mouse?
Not with the current attitude the world has recently decided to promote. You see the problem with all our institutions (yes I know there are other religious places of worship and I left out government too) is that we have decided that if the rules don’t work or necessarily work for us we can alter … Read moreCan we fix our churches, schools and kids?
It’s actually easy – I would just have to ask you what are you aiming to achieve? Based on the answer I will know what you are striving for. So many of us set our goals at a comfortable level, not at the desired level. You see it is easier for us to put a … Read moreWhat is holding you back in life?