NST E-Tips: Negotiation: Ask For What You Want
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Don’t end another negotiation without both parties feeling satisfied — learn how to create win-wins that leave everyone happy with the result.
Effective negotiations are a vital part of the modern world. They help resolve conflicts and build stronger relationships. And that’s exactly why it’s so important to find solutions that leave both parties feeling like they’ve ended in a favorable position. If you don’t end every negotiation with both sides happy with the result, then you need Negotiating a Win-Win Scenario. This one-hour webinar will give you all the skills you need to hammer out mutually beneficial deals every time.
Negotiations don’t have to be a zero-sum game, where one side’s loss is the other’s gain. Learn to find common ground.
The best negotiations are the ones where everyone walks away feeling satisfied that they received exactly what they wanted. Unfortunately, this rarely happens in the real world. And that means there has to be some compromise. But just because both sides are willing to give in a little doesn’t mean both sides can’t be happy with the outcome. Negotiations can find a win-win situation; it just takes a little skill — the kind you’ll learn in Negotiating a Win-Win Scenario.
The key to successful negotiating is making sure everyone leaves the table satisfied.
If you’re engaged in negotiations with someone you hope to work with again in the future, it’s of the utmost importance that both parties leave the table feeling good about the outcome. But if you’re not skilled in finding win-win scenarios, you’re running the risk of harming your relationship, which could damage future dealings.
Take a Glimpse at Your Agenda:
- Create common ground to use as a starting point
- Be straightforward with your needs and desires
- Eliminate the effect of emotions on bargaining
- Be more receptive to counteroffers and counter the counter
- Know when and how to use limits on what you’re willing to accept or concede
- Avoid unnecessary confrontations and contestations
- Seek a quid pro quo on every concession you make or are offered
- Spot and hammer out mutually beneficial deals