Deep Patel shares 8 tactics that successful people have in common when they negotiate. We think Deep nails it.
8 Negotiating Tactics Every Successful Entrepreneur Has Mastered
Deep down, we’re all a little greedy. We all want the best outcome for ourselves. We can’t help but consider what’s in our own self-interest any time we negotiate a deal. But to become a truly successful negotiator, you have to learn to put aside pure self-centeredness. Because if all you care about is serving yourself, you’ll blow the deal before you even start.
Negotiations are a delicate balance of give and take. Learning to strike this balance is necessary for any entrepreneur hoping to build a prosperous business. It takes time and practice and whole lot of patience to hone a winning strategy. And yet each deal is unique and needs to be approached correctly, which is why a one-size-fits-all approach will never work for long.
Here are eight of the most important skills every entrepreneur should learn to become a master at negotiations.