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Published: Dec 06 , 2018
Author: Hunter Shannonhouse

“You’re fine the way you are!” If I’ve taught you, you may have heard me say that. What I mean when I say this is that you don’t need to change your personality to be a good negotiator. You don’t need to be more aggressive, nor do you need to be more charismatic.

Published: Oct 19 , 2015
Author: Hunter Shannonhouse

The Trans-Pacific Partnership has been agreed upon after eight years of negotiations. Australian Trade Minister Andrew Robb and his people must have been on their game. Their preparation must have been clear, at least on some of the variables, to bring about such a favourable outcome for Australia and in particular the pharmaceutical industry...

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Coaching your Negotiation Opponents

Anyone can negotiate effectively when they have a lot of power. Our mettle is truly tested when we have a difficult position to get over the line, such as needing an unreasonable discount when we don’t have the luxury of being able to simply throw our weight around. Maybe we don’t have a lot of power, or perhaps we do but we value the ongoing relationship more highly than the transaction.

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