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Expert Panel’s Lessons Learned

Expert Panel’s Lessons Learned

I recently led a negotiation ethics seminar with an expert panel that included: the Dallas Mavericks’ General Manager and President of Basketball Operations, a U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals judge, and a large law firm partner. Since they collectively have over 150...
Caitlin Clark’s Leverage and Non-Competes

Caitlin Clark’s Leverage and Non-Competes

WNBA number 1 draft pick and college superstar Caitlin Clark recently agreed to a Nike endorsement deal that pays her $28 million over 8 years plus a signature shoe, according to The Athletic and The Wall Street Journal. And the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) just...
Lessons Learned 2023 – Part Two

Lessons Learned 2023 – Part Two

Here’s part two of my annual list of lessons learned and a reminder to put these strategies into practice in 2024. You won’t get better results if you don’t implement them. Almost all negotiations involve the weighing and prioritizing of interests along with...
Lessons Learned 2023 – Part One

Lessons Learned 2023 – Part One

Here’s part one of my annual list of lessons learned and a reminder to put these strategies into practice in 2024. You won’t get better results if you don’t implement them. Each also has a link to my column with more detail. Part two will be next week’s column. This...
The Sports and Negotiation Relationship

The Sports and Negotiation Relationship

I’m a big sports fan. Phoenix Suns. Pro tennis and football. March Madness. Not a fanatic. But I really enjoy watching elite athletes compete. I also fully appreciate the behind-the-scenes element in sports, especially at the pro level. Other than these...
Lessons Learned

Lessons Learned

Here’s my annual list of lessons learned and a reminder to put these strategies into practice in 2023. You won’t get better results if you don’t implement them. Each also has a link to my column with more detail. Negotiating with the elderly requires specialized...
3 Lessons from the Brittney Griner Negotiations

3 Lessons from the Brittney Griner Negotiations

  I recently watched the movie “Bridge of Spies” in which Tom Hanks, playing an American lawyer, negotiated the release of a U.S. spy pilot shot down over the Soviet Union in 1960 and a U.S. student unlawfully detained in East Germany in exchange for a convicted...