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Effective Negotiation-Turning a "No" into a "Yes"

Effective negotiations skills have a significant place in business as contracts, labor agreements, positions, raises, and even work conditions are often negotiated. As people move up the ranks in position and skill they will likely become involved in negotiations as their positions are no longer bound by clear definitions that define entry level positions. Whether you are negotiating on the behalf of a company or with a company consider a few tips that can turn a "no" into a "yes". All negotiations come with an end game that includes a place where both parties agree to a particular contract or understanding. Getting to that place where both parties accept a specific outcome is the more difficult task. There will be banter, game playing, and information sharing that brings both parties from A to Z. At its heart, negotiation is about sharing perspective. When both parties are open to understanding each other and coming to a conclusion the process may take less tim