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6 Ways To Sharpen Your Everyday Small Business Negotiations Skill

                        #Business Many people think of negotiations, and by extension negotiations, as showy and cut-throat; a game where one side wins and the other loses. So it’s not surprising that many people dread having to negotiate , whether for a car, a house, a new job or a business. But I see negotiation from another lens, as part of every social interaction. We are all different. That’s what makes life wonderful. So, in order to live and work together, we need to learn to resolve our difference in productive, generative ways. That’s what great leaders do. I’m fascinated by how people think and act in reaching agreement (or not). Everyday people resolve difference in many ways – both explicitly and implicitly. Whether it is a non-verbal understanding of who will walk through the door first; a breakfast dialogue to decide what a family will eat for dinner, the ebb and flow of a deep problem-solving at work; or who gets credit for ideas and wh