Negotiation for dummies

Negotiation for dummies

Negotiation is something we do all the time. Maybe you’ve never been involved in a hostage negotiation, a major-league trade, or a business merger. But it’s likely that you were already part of more than one negotiation today before you read this article. Negotiation: Control Yourself Negotiation is conversation with the goal of agreement. Often the things we are negotiating really matter to us. It can be hard to keep an even emotional keel when you’re trying to reach an…

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Focus: because your life and your work matter

Focus: because your life and your work matter

Focus. It’s at the heart of living a more intentional life. Focus is an easy word to say. But it can be very difficult to focus during the ups and downs of daily life. Focus on Your Strengths There’s a lot of pressure in our culture to be good at everything. No one is omni-competent. No one is actually good at everything. When you realize you don’t have to be great at everything, there is great freedom in the ability…

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Tasks: Getting your work done

Tasks: Getting your work done

Tasks matter. Tasks are all about doing your work. Whether your work is outside or indoors, behind a desk or beside a production line, your day is made up of many tasks. If you don’t “work” or find employment in a way that our society values as work, you still probably have your own form of work such as being a student, concentrating on something, or practicing something. Tasks: Efficiency Do you have stuff in your life that you don’t…

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