Negotiations are complex interactions. One question that I get asked often is how to gain the upper hand in negotiation, either to take advantage of the complexity, or reduce it. This is sometimes about power, or resources, or information – but it’s always about leveraging that against others in the negotiation to get what you
It's not about winning or losing. It's about changing your mindset.
Everyone negotiates. You may think that it’s the realm of the salesperson, or the business executive, or lawyer, but every single person encounters a number of negotiations on a daily basis. Every human interaction has the possibility of some gain if we are willing to look for it. The key to finding success in your interactions is changing your mindset. Because it’s not about winning or losing—it’s about getting what you really want.
About Meyer Negotiation
Meyer Negotiation provides educational services through podcasting and writing. Additionally, Chris Meyer provides personalized consulting, training, and speaking services. Chris specializes in human interactions in teams and organizations with a focus on negotiation, motivation, and emotions.
Negotiation Innovation Podcast
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Negotiations are tough enough to do well, without even thinking about measuring outcomes. Many times we spend a lot of effort getting the preparation right, just to get to the outcome and wonder if it was good enough. This leaves us with the less than reliable measure of happiness with the outcome. This episode is