Become a Master Negotiator: Key strategies for emerging victorious

Source: Eldonna Lewis-Fernandez, PM Magazine, Vol. 97 no. 7, August 2015
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To help individuals maximize their bargaining prowess at work and in life, here are seven strategies for emerging victorious in any negotiation:
1. Project confidence through preparedness. …
2. Understand that everything is negotiable. …
3. Create a strong foundation by building relationships first. …
4. Ask for what you want. …
5. Use the power of silence. …
6. Document everything. …
7. Understand exactly what you are signing. …