Hi there. I’m back to blogging after a very nice holiday break. How was yours?
Today, I wanted to share fifteen minutes with you about negotiation.
I love to negotiate. I bring my game face and as much research as possible. Haggling doesn’t fluster me, and I can easily walk away. When I travel internationally to places where debating a price is commonplace, I’m in my element. When I buy big-ticket items in the US, I consider the price tag merely a suggestion.
I used to say there were two key rules to negotiation, and I coached several friends through salary negotiations based on these two rules. But as I sat down to write this blog, I realized there were actually many more. In the next fifteen minutes, I’ll give you the first one. Continue reading