Monthly Archives: May 2012

How to get more when you Negotiate

I’ve recently been researching and trying out a what for me is a new approach to Negotiating, and I want to report back that it really works!  Anyone can do it, even if, like me, you don’t like Conflict. I’ve … Continue reading

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So you think you’re a good listener?

Too much has been written over the years about the importance of listening, and how useless most of us are at it, for me to be able to add much to the debate.  I thought I might be able to provide … Continue reading

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Extreme Interviewing: sounds like fun!

I’ve just got wind of the latest fad in the recruitment industry.  You’ve probably been doing it for months already.  It’s called Extreme Interviewing, and apparently it’s the latest thing.  The idea is you ask candidates weird questions to put them … Continue reading

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Questioning Skills for Dummies

OK, I know I have banged on about Questioning Skills before, and it’s not exactly rocket science.  But I just can’t help myself.  I was having a creative video-making morning with an old training comrade, Mike Ponting, who runs Making the … Continue reading

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