Articles & Whitepapers
Influencing and Negotiating with Others
Most people think of negotiations as a formal legal process. However, day-to-day operations require individuals to influence and negotiate with colleagues and customers frequently. Individuals need to learn how to effectively deal with daily negotiations that involve difficult issues. They also need to learn how to influence others whose support and alignment is critical. Strong negotiating and influencing skills allow individuals to accomplish their work while meeting overall goals and objectives.
Building Positive Influence: Managing the People is one of two interactive virtual modules; these modules prepare individuals and leaders to use positive influence to accomplish goals in a way that enhances relationships and creates a win-win outcome. In this module, Managing the People, participants gain tools to manage the people side of the process, in order to maintain valuable relationships. Participants learn how to separate the people from the problem—the critical component of preserving strong relationships. learn more
Building Positive Influence: Managing the Tasks is one of two interactive virtual modules; these modules prepare individuals and leaders to use positive influence to accomplish goals in a way that enhances relationships and creates a win-win outcome. In this module, Managing the Tasks, participants learn techniques to identify interests, generate options, and determine independent standards for the negotiation process. Participants also learn how to identify their best alternatives to a negotiated agreement and present options using a conversation process that addresses all parties’ interests. learn more
Getting to Yes (GTY) helps managers become better influencers and, ultimately, negotiators. Managers become better negotiators by turning-face-to-face confrontation into side-by-side problem solving. It is based on the concept of Principled Negotiation, a method that offers managers an efficient process for reaching optimal business agreements that are satisfying to both parties while strengthening professional relationships. learn more