Life skills: how to sharpen up your negotiation tactics

This has been a pretty bad week for the art of negotiation.

First, Theresa May failed to negotiate the renegotiation of the backstop.

After that, her cabinet failed to get the non-renegotiated withdrawal agreement through parliament. At the time of writing, the nation’s leaders have tumbled into a situation where no one is entirely sure what we still have time to negotiate and who with.

Negotiation is a skill that requires confidence, skill and some homework – but it can be learned through practice and repetition.

So if you’re negotiating a price on a car, a better deal on a financial product or a rate for a job in the gig economy, then you need to know how to do so from a position of strength.

Read the full article on Independent.


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