5 Tips: The Art of Negotiating – Tip #3: Be Ready to Compromise.

This week, we’re sharing five tips for negotiating. The third tip: Be ready to compromise.

I like to think of negotiations as a win-win proposition: What’s an outcome that will make both parties satisfied? Sure, that may mean you need to compromise on some facets of the deal, but that’s okay. Negotiations are not necessarily a “winner take all” scenario. Be ready – know ahead of time which points you’re willing to be flexible on, and which ones aren’t up for debate. Click on the play button above to hear more about where compromise fits into negotiating, from my recent conversation with WCCO Radio’s Roshini Rajkumar.

Check out the first two tips in this series on negotiating: Remove the emotion and Be patient and listen

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