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Published: Jan 07 , 2019
Author: Simon Letchford
Ever been lied to at the negotiation table? We’ve all heard people say things that we suspect might be untrue (“We have three other viable bids”, “Your proposal is the most expensive” or that old chestnut “That’s my final offer”). It’s certainly true that some people lie in negotiations, with the goal of shifting the power balance in their favor...
Published: Dec 03 , 2018
Author: Alain Smith
Guess what’s coming? Not difficult, really! John Lewis has released its new ad, the shops are full of tinsel and advent calendars, even Slade must be ready for their annual cheque for the never-grows-old “Merry Christmas Everyone”. That must be brilliant - writing a Christmas hit that is, not being an ageing Rock Star from the 70s. Although that said, the Stones look alright on it...
Published: Oct 01 , 2018
Author: Ben Byth
We are always thrilled to hear when clients tell us about how they have used specific things they learned from us. One of my clients called last week to say she was getting some success around raising prices. One of the big challenges with raising pricing is that nobody involved likes it. The customer resists, the salesperson is reluctant, and, possibly, everyone resents it...