Negotiation skills don't come naturally. Successful negotiation requires a combination of practice, skill, meticulous observation, and innate traits like patience and humility. Nobody wants to negotiate with a "know-it-all". The best negotiators are the ones who do their research and follow the example of those who are already succeeding.
The following infographic was designed by the folks at ForSaleByOwner with real estate professionals in mind, but the tactics and skills they discuss translate to virtually any situation—indeed, they're essential to successful negotiating.
In addition to tips on how to practice your negotiating skills, the Infographic also provides keen words of wisdom from five successful CEOS and entrepreneurs, including Elon Musk and Bill Gates, on the most important lessons they've learned about negotiating. Check out the infographic below, and click here for the full post.
New hires often struggle to understand the most effective ways to communicate within their new employers. This is partly due to the difficulty that comes with navigating a new company culture and establishing relationships with new teams of colleagues.
Today, networking is essential for anyone looking to advance their careers, and it’s normal to feel uncomfortable when putting yourself out there in your professional life. When it’s your career and livelihood on the line, it’s easy to feel intimidated by having to network in ways that feel authentic and effective for you.