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Rapport building is a powerful tool in any negotiation, sales pitch or situation in life where we want to secure a positive outcome. It involves being intensely interested in the other party and becoming ... Read More
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Jonathan O’Brien, CEO of Positive Purchasing Ltd, internationally recognised expert on negotiation and published author, explains what we need ... Read More
Explore how our subconscious can be our greatest ally in a negotiation and the importance of learning how to tap into it for negotiation success Read More
With multi-party negotiations being commonplace i business, politics and everyday life, what strategies can be employed to overcome the challenges? Read More
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A thought provoking insight into the future of procurement and how to secure competitive advantage Read More
Learn how to harness the power of your subconscious mind to gain advantage in a negotiation Read More
An essential guide to help you assess your true power position, featuring key tactics and techniques Read More
There are many personality traits that can both help and hinder a negotiation; a fear of failure, a desire to win, or even our own sense of self-belief. Of course it’s not ... Read More
Public sector procurement often requires a different negotiation approach to that used in the commercial sector. It may seem obvious to some, but why is that? Quite simply, in public sector organisations, the ... Read More