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Think Twice Before You Make the First Offer

  There is a lot of power in making an opening offer. In fact, the opening offer anchors the entire price conversation. Do you want to set the anchor, or allow the other party to set the anchor? You should make a conscience choice. By setting the anchor, you are...

Negotiating Price without Sacrificing Margins

There is an urgent problem facing many companies: Deflation, the devaluing of goods and services as demand shrivels up. For the past 5 years that I’ve been teaching and coaching negotiation skills, my clients have been faced with pressure to reduce prices. Folks, this...

Thinking Like They Do

I thought that I would start by re-establishing my belief that the only way to really address what the other party wants and needs from you, and for you to get what you want and need from the other party is to talk in the language of interests. Interests are your...