For in-house counsel, negotiation is part of your essential skill-set. Everyone has their own favorite negotiation skills and tactics. Here are some of the most important negotiation skills according to a business coach with decades of experience:
“Think of all the times and places in your business week you negotiate: With new hires and existing employees; with sales prospects and long-term clients; with vendors and suppliers. If you’re a business owner or leader, you need to know how to negotiate. This is non-negotiable. Here are the five most important negotiation skills you should focus on first.
Each of these skills has proven to be worth millions to me and my clients over the past 25 years.”
Read: The 5 Most Important Negotiation Skills You Must Master at Inc.com