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Negotiation Preparation & Success – part 2

Posted by Blymi

What’s involved in preparing then? Preparing the issues; preparing what the priority of those issues are; looking for leverage, looking for places where you may have something that is not valuable to you but that the other side value a …

Effective Personal and Work-related Planning – Part 1

Posted by peter

Whilst all of us would agree that we never plan to fail, many of us nevertheless fail to plan. I was once a member of a large team of management trainers, working in the residential training headquarters of a Government …

Video: An Interview with Ian Flemming on Negotiation Skills

Posted by Blymi

You Have Control?!

Posted by Blymi

You are not a happy bunny!  You’ve been standing in a slow-moving, then virtually stationary queue for over two hours, caged in a like a rat in a trap, nothing to do or look at other than the ‘cage maze’ …

The Changing Face of Sales, Part 1: “So, What is Changing?”

Posted by ianflemming

Peter: So what is currently happening in the world of sales? Ian: I think that the whole face of the world of selling is changing dramatically. As ever, there is both good news and bad news. The bad news is …

Preparing for Negotiations (Part 2) – Setting Objectives

Posted by Blymi

Click here to download a PDF copy of this worksheet Nothing happens until we plan. We need a strong vision and some clear objectives. Setting these objectives correctly is important if we are to achieve the vision. We need first …

Questioning in the Sales Process

Posted by ianflemming

Creating The Right Foundation Those involved in the sales process need a range of skills in order to be successful. These include a thorough knowledge and understanding of their products and services, knowledge of the market and competitors, an ability …

ILM accredited training now offered

Posted by ianflemming

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Problem Solving: When Theory Meets Practice

Posted by ianflemming

Many years ago I was working with a small business producing industrial fume scrubbing equipment. My role was to provide management training and related development services to the managing director and his management team. On this particular day I was …