In Praise Of Compromise

Nick Gold | Posted 02.08.2017 | UK Politics
Nick Gold

I am left wondering whether Dennis Skinner, the Brexiters and Donald Trump, despite their widely different views and takes on the world, actually share something in common. An inability to deliver due to a lack of compromise.

Liar, Liar: Why We Should Wise Up to an Uncomfortable Truth When We Negotiate

Natalie Reynolds | Posted 01.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Natalie Reynolds

We need to remember that negotiation sometimes requires us to behave in ways that might not come naturally to us. We might be confronted by negotiators who are firm, tough, direct or rejecting. How might that make us feel?

Negotiating Gender Bias: Why We All Need to Stand Up and Speak Out

Natalie Reynolds | Posted 17.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Natalie Reynolds

Make a commitment that next time you hear a female friend or colleague describing an assertive women as aggressive, pushy or a 'ball-breaker', to take her aside and say why this view has to change.

How to Make the First Move...

Natalie Reynolds | Posted 05.10.2014 | UK
Natalie Reynolds

Let's face it... In negotiation you need to get comfortable with experiencing rejection. It is highly likely that they are going to reject your opening offer...and if they don't, it's highly likely that you haven't done your research properly and opened extreme enough.

The Inner Negotiation: Beware the Little Voice in Your Head

Natalie Reynolds | Posted 17.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Natalie Reynolds

We all have that little voice in our heads. Whether you are young or old, male or female, recent graduate or CEO. It's there. It's just for some people that voice speaks so loudly to them that it clouds their judgment, erodes their confidence and ultimately prevents them negotiating as effectively as they could.

The Art of Timing in Negotiation

Suzanne de Janasz | Posted 15.08.2014 | UK
Suzanne de Janasz

(written with Giuseppe Conti) click to see Leonardo's Last Supper Planning a trip to Italy to discover some Renaissance painti...

Deal or No Deal: Why Cyprus Remains Divided

Charles Trew | Posted 25.09.2013 | UK Politics
Charles Trew

For more than 50 years, the island has been unsettled: with periods of violence in the past, there is a now a kind of 'frozen conflict'. The two main communities on the island live apart and a wall separates Greek Cypriots in the south from Turkish Cypriots in the north. Nicosia remains the only divided capital in the world since the fall of the Berlin Wall.

Negotiation, Negotiation, Negotiation

Dr Elizabeth Kilbey | Posted 15.03.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Elizabeth Kilbey

Every parent knows the importance of negotiation. Some days you end up feeling a bit like a UN peacekeeper working tirelessly to keep you and your children happy. It can be exhausting so here are some tips to help make it easier.

Webber to Stay With Red Bull for 2013

Todd McCandless | Posted 09.09.2012 | UK Sport
Todd McCandless

Webber is known for his forthright nature and I doubt he'll bemoan the lack of a prancing horse on his car so long as the charging bull is capable of winning and with designer Adrian Newey, there is every chance of that in 2013.

Afghan Civil Society Calls for a 'Just Peace' in Bonn

Lisa Schirch | Posted 13.02.2012 | UK
Lisa Schirch

Bonn, Germany - Bonn's Beethoven Hall usually hosts violin, cello and bass players. From 2-3 December the stage supported Afghan engineers, university...

Start-up Memoires: Your Worth & The Absolute Fabulousness of Start-ups

Louisa Leontiades | Posted 04.11.2011 | UK
Louisa Leontiades

I started a business. It made me want to drink copious quantities, smoke myself into oblivion and hit my head against a brick wall. Instead I wrote a ...