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Entering Salary Negotiation

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Still related to new job offer that I received in my previous post. After negotiations with a prospective employer, and discussions with my-soon-to-be wife, I have finally decided to take the job offer. 686 more words

Don’t Sell Ice to Eskimos

Yes, its true. I believe in not selling ice to eskimos, though popular perception of a brilliant sales person is that he can sell ice to eskimos.   225 more words

HSTA and state reach agreement on contract re-opener

The Hawaii State Teachers Association (HSTA) announces that, following contract reopener negotiations with the State of Hawaii and Board of Education, a Supplemental Agreement has been reached that will increase levels of salary and other compensation for its members for the remainder of their 2013-2017 Collective Bargaining Agreement. 452 more words


How to win a fight: improve your interpersonal communication skills

An article on this month’s German magazine Psychologie Heute presented ways to improve negotiation skills. The key to achieve the best result out of an argument is to make compromises and to listen beyond the conflicting points. 246 more words

Communication Skills

To negotiate a better deal, look at the last two digits of the quoted price

While someone’s bargaining position can be shaped by competition, we economists know that there is a big gray area in our ability to predict negotiated prices. 943 more words

They’ve Got an Awful Lot of Coffee in Brazil

Way down among Brazilians
Coffee beans grow by the billions
So they’ve got to find those extra cups to fill

I thrust out my hand, and going finger by finger, … 675 more words

You don't get what you deserve, you get what you negotiate.

Huge thanks to The Profit Margin who had me on their podcast. Great conversation with Naomi and Jim about the art of negotiation. Listen at http://bit.ly/1GrzUwv