What the Other Side in a Negotiation Wants

The Sales Heretic

Every sale is a negotiation. But one thing all negotiations have in common is that they’re more than just haggling back and forth about price. Sales close the deal consulting negotiating negotiation product prospect training value

Seven Negotiating Mistakes That Hurt Your Sales

The Sales Heretic

Negotiation is an essential element of most sales efforts. Yet too many salespeople, professionals, and business owners lack the skills to negotiate successfully. If you’re not good at negotiating, it can cost you both sales and profits.

Are You Caving on Price in Your Sales Negotiations?

No More Cold Calling

Sadly, that behavior continues in sales negotiations today. We’ve trained our buyers to expect discounts and that everything is negotiable. Let’s call sales negotiations what it is: a failed sales technique. There are several reasons that reps end up negotiating price.

Negotiation strategy – positioning the glass as half full

Sales Training Connection

Negotiation Strategy. There are a substantial number of skill sets and bodies of knowledge that constitute the discipline of sales negotiation. This is particularly true in major accounts where the negotiation is complex and there is more to lose and more to gain.

The Best Negotiation Advice for Sales Teams

Score More Sales

In a long sales career there are many opportunities for negotiation. B2B sales strategy negotiationCompanies and products with poor value propositions make it hard on sellers to hold full price.

Sales negotiation – 4 table stakes

Sales Training Connection

In today’s B2B buying environment, negotiation is likely to be part of any sales cycle. Recently we were struck by a column in the business section of our local newspaper sharing 4 “must haves” when negotiating deals. planning a negotiation strategy.

7 Keys to Successful Negotiating

The Sales Hunter

There is no need to dread negotiating. Here is my list on 7 key things you can start doing right now to improve your negotiating skills: 1. Blog Closing a Sale Negotiation Professional Selling Skills negotiating negotiation sales negotiation

Sales negotiations – trust is imperative!

Sales Training Connection

Sales negotiations and trust. However, it can sometimes be tough to maintain if a difficult negotiation is taking place. . To build and sustain trust in a negotiation, follow the Reciprocity Rule. Most negotiations involve multiple issues.

Seeking a Question to Boost Your Negotiations and Sales Results?

Increase Sales

Wouldn’t it be nice if there was just one question that could boost your negotiations and sales results? at LinkedIn was creating a plethora of private messages from women seeking a negotiation specialist.

Sales Tips: Avoid Negotiating with Buyers Unless You’re “Column A”

Customer Centric Selling

Smart buyers with multiple vendors in the mix will negotiate with Column C to use their price against Column B, all in an attempt to get the best possible price from Column A, their vendor of choice. By John Holland, Chief Content Officer, CustomerCentric Selling®.

Sell Or Negotiate – What’s Your View?

The Pipeline

One, we’ll call him Fred, was telling the other, Joe, that he was looking forward to a negotiations program his company was sending him to, he felt this would help his sales. They kept on for a bit, I got off before it ended, I am sure they negotiated an amicable outcome.

12 Tips on How to Negotiate Successfully

The Sales Hunter

Many salespeople struggle with knowing how to negotiate successfully. It’s not only a problem for salespeople, but really for everyone because at one time or another, everyone finds themselves in a situation where they’re having to negotiate.

Negotiating Value in a Price-Only World Part 2

Nyden on Negotiation

Federal Government Negotiates and Gets Value Today, Rocky Flats is a National Wildlife Refuge. Words negotiating negotiating value negotiator price valueIt was established in 2007, and is managed by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

Selling vs. Negotiating: Do You Know the Difference?

The Sales Hunter

It’s worth reprinting here, as it gives a great perspective on negotiating. You can’t negotiate anything until you’ve first sold. Blog Negotiation discount discounting negotiating negotiation sales negotiation selling

Collaborative Negotiating Strategies

Platinum Rules for Success

For most people, negotiating can cause anxiety and be uncomfortable to deal with. The negotiation table can leave some people feeling like they lost a battle or got the short end of the stick. Collaborative Negotiating Strategies. ” It’s hardball negotiating.

Successful Negotiating? Start With This Step FIRST…

The Sales Hunter

Do you know that the most important step of negotiating actually has nothing to do with negotiating. Negotiate Second. Too many salespeople jump straight to negotiating, thinking it’s the only chance they have to close the sale. Blog Negotiation Professional Selling Skills negotiating negotiation negotiation skills sales sales negotiation

Sales Negotiations: Do You Use Silence to Your Advantage?

The Sales Hunter

I’ve reached number 11 in my list of must-have strategies for successful negotiating. Blog Breakthrough Sales University Negotiation Professional Selling Skills breakthrough sales university negotiating negotiations sales negotiations

4 Things You Must Know BEFORE You Negotiate

The Sales Hunter

Too many salespeople find themselves dreading having to negotiate. They’re not good at it, because they’ve done zero to prepare themselves to negotiate a successful outcome. Blog Negotiation Professional Selling Skills negotiate negotiating negotiation sales negotiation

Negotiations: Your Confidence Level Determines Your Success Level

The Sales Hunter

I’ve reached the last tip in my list of must-have negotiation skills. The level of confidence you have going into the negotiation will determine the level of success you have coming out. Before you enter into any negotiation, take the time to sell first and […].

Negotiating Tips: Are You Dealing with the Decision Maker?

The Sales Hunter

I’ve covered a 2 of the 12 tips for negotiating successfully, including “Sell first. Negotiate Second” and “Only Negotiate After They’ve Rejected Your Offer Twice.” Negotiating with someone other than the decision maker never works.

High-Profit Negotiating: Tips for Success

The Sales Hunter

Ready for a few quick tips to ensure you’re successful when you negotiate? I recently did a 40-minute high-profit negotiating webinar for Salesforce which you can view now at this link.

Major Account Negotiating – free ebook from Sales Momentum

Sales Training Connection

Mastering Major Account Negotiating , a new free ebook, explores the skills and techniques top B2B sales performers use when negotiating in major account sales. That’s why we wrote Mastering Major Account Negotiating. planning a negotiation strategy.

Sales negotiations – 4 strategies for handling conflict

Sales Training Connection

Sales negotiations. No matter how skillful you are at sales negotiating , conflicts will a rise. Here are four strategies for handling conflict in a sales negotiation : First do no harm. This fundamental principle of good selling applies equally well to good negotiations.

5 Ways to Improve Your Negotiating Skills

The Sales Hunter

Improve your negotiating skills immediately by doing the following: Close Your Sale by Giving the Customer 3 Options Many times customers only want to negotiate out of a desire to feel in control and to feel they are able to get something extra from the salesperson. Blog Breakthrough Sales University Negotiation Professional Selling Skills breakthrough sales university negotiate negotiation negotiation skills negotiation strategies sales negotiation

10 Steps to a Successful Negotiation

The Sales Hunter

Below is my quick checklist you or anyone else can use to negotiate successfully. Blog Negotiation Professional Selling Skills negotiation sales negotiation I’ve shared this same list with thousands of salespeople over the years. Does it work?

Negotiating Value in a Price-Only World Part 1

Nyden on Negotiation

But, when it comes time to negotiate the contract it’s all PRICE, PRICE and more about PRICE. So, how do you break out of the price only conversation and really negotiate value? Negotiators need a common framework for talking about value.

6 Negotiating Mistakes: Are You Making Them?

The Sales Hunter

We’ve made negotiating mistakes that cost us more than we could have imagined. It’s time we get them out on the table, and hopefully as a result, we can avoid making these negotiating mistakes in the future. Are you making these 6 negotiating mistakes?

Quit Negotiating and Start Selling

The Sales Hunter

Lately I’ve had a number of discussions with salespeople about how they’re finding themselves having to negotiate on nearly every deal. Every one of them has said negotiating has become a fact of life because things are so competitive. Professional Selling Skills breakthrough sales university negotiating negotiation sales skills selling selling process

6 Secrets to ROCK Your Next Negotiation!

The Sales Hunter

Want to know the secrets the “best of the best” use when they negotiate a deal? For the last 10+ years, I’ve been questioning the best sales leaders to uncover what makes them so successful in negotiations.

5 Types of People You Should NEVER Negotiate With

The Sales Hunter

Just because somebody wants to negotiate a deal with you doesn’t mean you should. Too much time is wasted negotiating with people you shouldn’t negotiate with. Blog Negotiation negotiating negotiating skills negotiation

#1 Reason People Can’t Negotiate

The Sales Hunter

Negotiating with someone doesn’t have to create fear and trepidation in your mind. There is zero reason to go into a negotiation feeling that way unless you are committing the number one sin when it comes to negotiating. Here it is… the #1 reason people can’t negotiate: They lack confidence because they don’t have […]. Blog Negotiation Professional Selling Skills negotiating negotiation sales negotiation

Do You Negotiate Improved Client Happiness?

Smooth Sale

Sometimes the need exists to negotiate improved client happiness. Negotiating an improved outcome is essential. Therefore, negotiation for a satisfactory solution is the answer. Negotiate a satisfactory agreement for all.

Negotiation Tips: Know Their Timeline for Making a Decision

The Sales Hunter

We are on a roll looking at the critical things you need for a negotiation to go well! Negotiate Second Only Negotiate After They’ve Rejected Your Offer Twice Make Sure You Are Dealing with the Decision Maker Know their Needs! Blog Negotiation Professional Selling Skills negotiating negotiation negotiation tips sales negotiationAlready we have covered: Sell First.

Negotiation Tips: Do You Know Their Needs?

The Sales Hunter

I have covered a few different tips that are essential to negotiating well. Negotiate Second, Only Negotiate After They’ve Rejected Your Offer Twice, and Make Sure You Are Dealing with the Decision Maker. Blog Negotiation Professional Selling Skills negotiating negotiation negotiation skills sales negotiationSo far, we have looked at Sell First.

An Account Management Non-Negotiable | Sales Strategies

The Sales Leader

I was running your sales team and there had to be one thing that I would insist on, it would be this non-negotiable, mandatory behavior from all salespeople. ??????????????????If

When Negotiating, Never Put Anything in Writing Until…

The Sales Hunter

In sales negotiations, you should never put anything in writing until everything is agreed upon. This is number 12 in my list of must-have strategies for successful negotiating. Too many negotiations wind up being a series of re-negotiations, all because too much […]. Blog Breakthrough Sales University Closing a Sale Negotiation breakthrough sales university closes closing closing techniques negotiating negotiation sales negotiations

Are You Negotiating Blind?

The Sales Hunter

Too many people go into a negotiation essentially blind, and the worst thing of all is they don’t even realize it. Sorry, negotiating is not just understanding what it is you want; it also is knowing what the other person wants.

Podcast: Jeanette on The Essentials of Successful Negotiating

Nyden on Negotiation

I interviewed with Philip Ideson recently on – The Essentials of Successful Negotiating. Audio balanced deal negotiating negotiation Philip Ideson podcast potential suppliers successful negotiatingIf you haven’t had the opportunity to listen to that interview, you should check it out! We didn’t get to all of Philips’ questions so he invited me back to finish the conversation. In this podcast, we discuss the art of a balanced […].

6 Negotiating Tips for the Person Who Doesn’t Like to Negotiate

The Sales Hunter

Blog Breakthrough Sales University Negotiation Professional Selling Skills negotiate negotiation sales negotiation Use silence with confidence. Few things communicate confidence better than the ability to use silence. Here are a couple of ways: First, of course, is when you communicate your offer or anytime you are looking for a response to a question. Ask your question and remain silent. Yes, it can seem awkward, but […].

When Does Negotiating Move From Being Ethical to Deceitful?

The Sales Hunter

This question came up over lunch after speaking at a conference on negotiating. Many of the people in the audience were uncomfortable with the whole sales process and, in particular, having to negotiate. They were confused as how negotiating over anything could […]. Blog Negotiation Professional Selling Skills integrity negotiate negotiating negotiation pricing integrity sales negotiation