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  • Negotiation Strategies

    Keeping Your Negotiation Strategies Nimble Negotiation Strategies in the real world need to respond to shifting perceptions of what is happening at the negotiating table and what is happening in real life. This nimbleness works best if all the parties to a negotiation exhibit it; however even when t … Read more »

  • Dispute Resolution Impacts of Bill 57

    On November 15, 2018 Doug Ford’s PC Government released Ontario’s Plan for the People. At the same time they introduced Bill 57: Restoring Trust, Transparency and Accountability Act, 2018 in the Legislature. Lots of commentators had plenty to say about the larger changes in this omnibus bill. This i … Read more »

  • What Mediators can Learn from Navy Seals

    The US Navy SEALS are one of the most revered fighting forces in the world. As negotiators, there are few things we can take from professional warriors; as a mediator, there is even less, but the thing even the most devout pacifist can take from these special operators is how to deal with stress. In … Read more »

  • Bottom Lines Are Futile. Assimilate the Resistance Point

    In this post I am going to discuss why you should forget a bottom line in your next negotiation and embrace the concept of a resistance point. In my post about ZOPA or the Zone of Potential Agreement, I explain the concept of a range where the parties are willing to settle. The boundary of […] The p … Read more »

  • Costing Uncertainty

    Costing Uncertainty This week’s blog is based on a discussion I had with my spouse recently while booking a vacation. It touches on an important negotiation principle: valuing or costing uncertainty. Most labour negotiations involve some degree of uncertainty. The future state of the economy, the pe … Read more »

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