The Philosophy of Negotiation

Amber

It is fair to say that we have been negotiating since birth. We started as children, negotiating with our parents, family and friends. When we were given options such as ‘if then else’, we tried to improve the conditions by negotiating a better deal. Occasionally, we even negotiated with ourselves. […]

Cross Cultural Negotiations

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Cross cultural negotiation is one of many specialized areas within the wider field of cross cultural communications. By taking cross cultural negotiation training, negotiators and sales personnel give themselves an advantage over competitors. There is an argument that proposes that culture is inconsequential to cross cultural negotiation. It maintains that […]

Pet Insurance

Amber

Home, auto, health, life and now PET insurance! Although it has been around for some time, pet insurance is now becoming more common in the US marketplace. This years poisoned food scare has really shown how vulnerable our pets are to illness and disease. With all the advances in veterinary […]

Student Loan Debt Negotiation

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During a negotiation, two or more parties discuss certain mutually satisfactory conditions to resolve a certain issue. Students can also negotiate with their lenders about loans that they find difficulty in repaying. Loan negotiations cannot result in complete elimination of the loan, but the student may get a reduction in […]

Negotiation – Understanding Your Sources Of Power

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One of the main differences between negotiators is how confident they feel when negotiating. Typically, the more confident we feel, and the better we are prepared, the more successful will be the outcome of our negotiations. Personal power comes from many sources. To build up and increase our confidence as […]