good Negotiator

Qualities of a Good Negotiator

Entering a negotiation can seem daunting, yet some people find it comes naturally to them.

 


 
A negotiator should observe everything. You must be part Sherlock Holmes, part Sigmund Freud.– Victor Kiam

 

Successful and effective negotiators play the win/win game masterfully. They have the necessary knowledge, experience and skills to navigate the negotiation process with all its rules, rituals, strategies and tactics in a way that achieves mutually acceptable results.

And that’s not all…

They also do it in a manner that enhances the relationship they have with their counterpart.

Here are some of the qualities you need to be a good negotiator.

 

Be a good learner / observer

Be a good learner / observer

 

Understand body language

Understand body language

 

Be open and flexible, but firm

Be open and flexible, but firm

 

Be patient and mature

Be patient and mature

 

Possess leadership qualities

Possess leadership qualities

 

Problem solve

Problem solve

 

Be able to control emotions

Be able to control emotions

 

Know how to create momentum

Know how to create momentum

 

Be trustworthy

Be trustworthy

 

Be confident

Be confident

 

Be a good listener

Be a good listener

 

Radiate energy and enthusiasm

Radiate energy and enthusiasm

 

Question: What is your experience with negotiating? Do you have any words of wisdom you would like to share? Leave your comment below or contact us at: info.sirenna.co.uk

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