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Negotiating Lessons from Brexit – Two

Structuring Expectations: Part One The pre-negotiation phase: The negotiation has begun already! Many people make the mistake of thinking that in the period running up to the formal start of a negotiation the parties are not negotiating. They could not … Continue reading

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EU Referendum – We are prisoners of an ill thought out dilemma.

Articles are mounting up in the world’s press highlighting the dilemmas facing the British voters, the political parties and the EU member states. Conflicts and Contradictions: If the state of the NHS will be threatened by Brexit – why put … Continue reading

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The Post Referendum Negotiations have Started Already. Where is the Leadership?

Whether the peoples of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland decide to remain or leave the E.U. there will be negotiations inside and outside the Kingdom involving organisations great and small.  But to negotiate with strength, control … Continue reading

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Negotiating Lessons from Greece #6 – Mapping

A lesson in Analysing the Negotiating Environment: A significant number of the trainers I have trained in negotiating techniques had no idea about several key areas that should (must) be considered as part of the preparation discipline and when considering … Continue reading

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Negotiating in Europe #4 – Greece, Britain et al.

The Price one Pays for letting others take the Negotiating Initiative. Continue reading

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The Negotiating Gifts from Greece – #2 – Kicking The Can Down The Road – Deadlocking

  Argue and keep arguing – whilst arguing you are not making concessions or even proposals. In fact you are not negotiating (attempting to secure an agreement). You keep the position in stasis by playing the argument game. Negotiations appear … Continue reading

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