Category Archives: Negotiation Strategies and Tactics
A startling number of people in the workplace find reasons to be at each others’ throats.
It is a common sight in many offices around the country – if you look at any millennial worker, his or her smartphone has likely become the center of work productivity.
News portal Stuff’s Business Day section recently featured a conversation many business leaders have had with their colleagues – discussing conflicts within the workplace.
Negotiations tend to be adversarial and almost hostile by nature.
Negotiating is no easy task.
Although conflict in the workplace is not necessarily a bad thing, it can be if it is not resolved quickly and effectively.
In today’s world, everything is about networking. Yes, it is a buzzword, but we need people, we need relationships, and we need to develop connections internally and externally. Here’s a definition of networking: two people come together to efficiently learn about each other, give a window into who they are and what they do, and create interest to meet again and to explore synergy. What is the organizational outcome? Silos are broken down, mutual support is created, and more efficient solutions are found. Networking broadens our view of the organization, increases innovation, cost effectiveness and efficiencies. For many extroverts, networking comes easily. For introverts, though, it can be a bit more challenging. Think of it in terms of the SMS Situational Influence Model. The first Read the full article…