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Can Bartering Lead to Bonding?

Brian Buck Sep 25 , 2023

Our clients work with us because we can help them get better deals, complete negotiations more efficiently, achieve more consistent results and improve relationships. You read that right: improve relationships. How you conduct your negotiation can absolutely improve your relationship with the other.....

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Don’t Get Angry — Get Value

John Leehman Sep 18 , 2023

On a recent trip to British Columbia, I booked a suite to enjoy the best view of the city for me and my clients. Upon arrival, I learned the elevator was malfunctioning and, due to a Canadian holiday, no repairs could be expected until after checkout. When you have a legitimate complaint, you need.....

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Mastering Contract Renewals

Brian Buck Sep 11 , 2023

Contract renewals are on many negotiators’ priority lists at this time of year. These negotiations have a lot riding on them and can be stressful. To help ease the pressure, we brought together a roundtable of Scotwork procurement and sales negotiation experts to discuss the contract renewal.....

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Stop Laboring

Brian Buck Sep 05 , 2023

With Labor Day behind us, and our white clothes tucked away for another summer, it might also be time to stop laboring so much over your negotiations and achieve your objectives efficiently. I won’t belabor (pun intended) this point, but failing to prepare, as the adage goes, is preparing to fail. .....

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