At any stage of your career—whether you are interviewing for a job or already a leader at your company—strong negotiation skills are a must. They also follow you from the workplace into other aspects of your life. Negotiating with classmates about who will tackle which parts of a group assignment. Negotiating a lower price with a salesperson. The Washington Post says to “consider everything as a negotiation opportunity.”
Consider the following tips for health negotiation :
Be Clear With Intent
- What’s the problem you are trying to solve?
- What outcome do you desire?
- What emotions are driving this intent?
- Is this something you want to something that you need?
- Is it rational? How?
- How much do you care about it?
- Are there any inherent assumptions driving this intent? Have you validated them?
Prepare and Practice
- Choice to act in the knowledge or react without it.
- Write down the questions the other person…
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