Negotiate with Your Spouse

Conflict is inevitable in any marriage and you and your spouse are bound to disagree on many different issues throughout your life together.  And let’s be real…the more time you spend together as a couple, the more little annoyances become magnified.  Oftentimes couples fight about their disagreements and their marriages suffer as a result.  The […]

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Negotiate with Your Lawyer

Entrepreneurs and small business owners are met with various challenges and among these worries is the question of whether or not they need a business lawyer.  It is a common perception that lawyers are expensive and these small businesses don’t have the extra money to be paying costly lawyer fees.  As a result, many of […]

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Making Deals with Difficult People

If you have ever had to deal with a difficult person then you probably know how challenging it can be to come to an agreement with them.  Oftentimes these people are controlling, intimidating, confrontational, or demanding.  Although it can be frustrating and even a little unnerving at times, the right communication skills and approach can […]

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Negotiate a Great Relationship with Your Spouse

How many times have you attended a wedding and during the toast someone mentioned what it takes to make a great marriage.  We have heard everything from being a good listener to spending quality time together to responding with “Yes, dear!”  While all of these things certainly are important, perhaps the secret to a happy […]

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How to Negotiate Without Appearing Like You’re Negotiating

Everyone knows that you have to negotiate to buy a car.  It is expected and is pretty obvious from the moment you step on the lot.  But what about the more subtle forms of negotiation?  Do we even recognize when these occur?  Much of our life involves negotiation and it can be to your advantage […]

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How to Negotiate a Raise

One of the most challenging things to do as an employee is asking your boss for a raise.  Many people don’t enjoy negotiating and feel uncomfortable asking for more money.  However, securing a raise is critical if you want to achieve financial success.  If you have been putting in extra hours, meeting or exceeding performance […]

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Use Your Negotiating Tactics to Buy a Car

Most consumers agree that they hate nothing as much as shopping for a car. Car salesmen have a reputation for squeezing every last dime out of their customers and they are actually pretty good at it.  Why…because car salesmen are excellent negotiators.  They negotiate all day every day so when you step on the lot, […]

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How to Talk to Someone Who is Being Unreasonable

We have all been in a situation where we are trying to reason with an incredibly difficult person.  It can be frustrating to say the least.  They might act aggressive or try to control the conversation and sometimes can be a bit confrontational.  While it is may seem impossible to reason with an unreasonable person, […]

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The Best Jobs for Natural Negotiators

For many people, the thought of negotiating is enough to cause a stomachache to ensue.  Negotiation can be uncomfortable, nerve-wracking, and unpleasant for those who are shy or introverted. Then, however, there are those who can strike up a conversation with anyone and have the ability to sweet talk their way out of just about […]

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The Secret Negotiating Tricks of the Best Attorneys

So many aspects of our lives are influenced by negotiations and yet so many people spend time learning what it takes to become great at this skill.  Some people who have spent years perfecting this skill are attorneys.  Law is a profession that requires an innate ability to read people and know how to react […]

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