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Changing the Negotiating Game - 6 Tips for Smart Success

Dan Bullock | Posted 06.29.2016 | Business
Dan Bullock

"One Vision," Artwork by Rod Sánchez In our increasingly interconnected world, the negotiating game is changing. Expert negotiators are no longer s...

The 5 People You Need To Talk To About Money Now

The Huffington Post | Jenny Che | Posted 04.11.2016 | Business

It can be hard enough to tackle your own spending habits and pay, much less discuss them with another person. But whether it’s planning for the futu...

Want Something? Just Ask

Rebecca Shambaugh | Posted 06.22.2015 | Business
Rebecca Shambaugh

In honor of Equal Pay Day this month, I had the opportunity to facilitate a Lean In Facebook Q&A that reached 139,900 people on one of the more challenging sticky floors for women (and men in some cases). That sticky floor is called Asking For What You Want.

If You're Not Negotiating, You're Donating!

David Nour | Posted 12.15.2014 | Business
David Nour

How many of us are too uncomfortable to ask for what we need, and deserve -- and therefore, end up donating our value, or breaking off a relationship in order to avoid that outcome?

Brave Negotiating: A Better Path to Win-Win

George Bradt | Posted 11.16.2014 | Business
George Bradt

The only negotiating result that can stand the test of time is win-win. BRAVE negotiating can get you there, working through behaviors, relationships, attitudes, values and the environment from the outside in as you prepare in advance, manage the moment and follow through.

OMG We Bought a House!

Mr. Kate | Posted 09.16.2014 | HuffPost Home
Mr. Kate

Where do you go for gems?! The junkyard of course! We ended up finding some great pieces too: a mirror, two bronze jugs, an old bar marquee that say's "Jo's Place", and a vintage gum ball machine.

Negotiating Online

Ken Kirsh | Posted 09.07.2014 | Business
Ken Kirsh

Want to save money? Get out of the house. Help keep these stores alive while trying to get a better price in person. We think we're too busy when we're really just being lazy or not thinking.

Reality Check: The US Does Have Leverage

Michael Shtender-Auerbach | Posted 06.09.2014 | World
Michael Shtender-Auerbach

Admittedly, the situation at the moment looks grim: After months of negotiations, a dozen personal visits from the secretary, and countless trips between Jerusalem and Ramallah, Israel is announcing new settlements and reneging on its agreement to release a small number of Palestinian prisoners this weekend.

The Big Mistake People Make When They Negotiate

Lisa Earle McLeod | Posted 05.18.2014 | Business
Lisa Earle McLeod

You are creating a reputation for yourself. Your life and your career are longer than this one deal.

Can't Say No? Say Yes Instead

Liz O'Donnell | Posted 03.15.2014 | Women
Liz O'Donnell

We work hard to be accommodating and agreeable, and by casting ourselves in that role over and over, we begin to believe that is what others expect of us. And often, it is.

How to Get the Answer You Want

Anthony Tjan | Posted 02.11.2014 | Business
Anthony Tjan

There is power in memorable frameworks, which is why taking accountability for structuring your communication for that next audience is so important.

7 Negotiation Techniques Every Small Business Owner Should Know

Posted 06.16.2015 | Small Business

This post is by Goldman Sachs as part of their sponsorship of The Huffington Post's What Is Working: Small Businesses Negotiation may often be desc...

Where Is the Outrage Crossing These Red Lines?

Leslie K. Stein | Posted 11.23.2013 | Politics
Leslie K. Stein

We need more outrage about these other Red Lines, the ones hurting our country. Where are the American people? Where is the outrage? We can do better. We are the United States of America -- we must do better.

How To Beat The Scummiest Negotiating Tactics

Inc. | GEOFFREY JAMES | Posted 08.07.2013 | Small Business

Even if you're hoping to reach a win-win agreement with your customer, there's always a chance that the customer will try to pull a fast one. Here ar...

5 Ways Entrepreneurs Can Rock Their Body Language

Vanessa Van Edwards | Posted 09.21.2013 | Small Business
Vanessa Van Edwards

Entrepreneurs face many body language challenges while starting their business. Unlike most people in business, entrepreneurs are doing the job of 10 people.

What This Mother Has Lived To Regret

Laverne H. Bardy | Posted 09.06.2013 | Fifty
Laverne H. Bardy

My father told us daily, 'Children are to be seen and not heard.' So, when I had children I determined that they would be allowed to have minds of their own, and I let them know that their thoughts, opinions and ideas mattered. And then, I lived to regret it.

Women Want Equality, Not Parity

Hadley Heath | Posted 08.19.2013 | Women
Hadley Heath

It's limited resources, not gender, that typically holds us back from getting what we want, whether it's a corner office in the C-Suite, an additional shift at Wendy's or an extra week of vacation each summer.

The Hero We All Need: Cooperative Girl!

Ariel Chesler | Posted 08.10.2013 | Parents
Ariel Chesler

There is a menace facing us parents and we need someone with superhuman powers to deal with it. A savior who will be able to deal with what no mortal can. Someone who swoops in and saves the day.

Life Lessons Learned From My Toddler

Toni Nagy | Posted 07.16.2013 | Parents
Toni Nagy

Toddlerhood is a challenging stage. My daughter has the newfound ability to express her wants, needs and excessively irrational, endless, countless, infinite demands with words, yet lacks the decency to keep it to herself.

How to Negotiate Without Focusing Only on the Outcome

Nick Segal | Posted 05.27.2013 | Los Angeles
Nick Segal

When I asked a group of more than 100 commission-based sales associates who they think has the ultimate power in any negotiation, the response was universal: the person most willing to walk away from the talks.

Should You Eat While You Negotiate?

Lakshmi Balachandra | Posted 04.01.2013 | Small Business
Lakshmi Balachandra

Across cultures, dining together is a common part of the process of reaching negotiated agreements. But are business deals actually improved when people discuss important matters over a meal?

How To Get A Great Deal In The World's Greatest Bazaars

Christine Drinan | Posted 03.17.2013 | Travel
Christine Drinan

've scored rugs from China, Morocco, and Turkey, art from Ramatuelle in France, and landscape paintings from Montenegro. My best acquisition was an authentic Chin Dynasty bowl.

Happy Thanksgiving, President Obama (And Some Second-Term Advice)

Chris Weigant | Posted 01.21.2013 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Millions of Americans will start off their Thanksgiving statements with, "I am thankful Barack Obama will be our president for four more years. The biggest lesson we hope he learned from over the past four is to not start negotiating from a compromise position.

How To Negotiate A Lease Renewal

The Billfold | Ellen Smith | Posted 08.28.2012 | Money

Last year, I moved into a giant one-bedroom with level floors, six windows, three closets, and no mice. It’s wonderful, and I love living there. Thi...

What You Didn't Know About Shopping Flea Markets

The Huffington Post | Diana N. Nguyen | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

Today, we continue our week of flea-market fun with tips from estate sales expert and co-host of HGTV's 'Cash & Cari', Cari Cucksey. Having prepped, p...