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  • The Israeli-Hamas Conflict: Two sides of a coin
    The Israeli-Hamas conflict: Two sides of a coin
    I lived in Israel, which I called my second home. My heart will forever be in Israel and the conflict raging on there right now is heart-wrenching to me as I am sure it is for many. The hostility there is tragic, particularly because it is never...
  • Fatah and Hamas
    Israelis know: Don't negotiate with terrorists
    Some readers express revulsion at seeing Gaza teens struck by Israelis bombs while they played on the beach. First, Gaza citizens have been warned to evacuate the area. Second, they are in a battle zone. Three, it is ignorance and bad judgment to...
  • No absolutes in US policy on negotiating with terrorists
    No absolutes in US policy on negotiating with terrorists
    When terrorists believe that they can gain be taking Americans hostage as ransom for something they want, the belief is that they will take more hostages. Therefore, the official policy is that the American government does not negotiate with...
  • A Seminar with Rob Jolles
    Jolles Associates Presents The Art and Science of Sales Training
    From economic theory to quantitative analysis and enterprise information development, business programs cover everything except selling. Whether due to oversight or other reasons, schools and colleges tend to omit Sales 101 as a core curriculum...
  • Saying no
    The biggest time saver of all – saying no
    The biggest time saver of all – saying no With the holidays upon us, we are faced with demands on time from a variety of friends, family, work, charities, churches and communities. It is very easy to over commit and to have days filled with...
  • How to Negotiate a Great Salary
    How to Negotiate a Great Salary in any Job Market
    Salary negotiation skills must be an essential component of every professional’s career toolbox if they are going to achieve new levels of earning power. Negotiating salary, however, is never an easy task, especially when a professional is...
  • A Negotiation between Stan and Susan chapter 2 of 2 of story CLIP
    Chapter 2: A Negotiation between Stan and Susan
    Chapter 2 of 2 – This story called “A Negotiation between Stan and Susan” illustrates the six-steps of the Negotiation process. Stan tripped, saw Susan laughing with her friend Misty, and immediately jumped to the conclusion that...
  • A Negotiation between Stan and Susan chapter 1 of 2 of story CLIP
    Chapter 1: A Negotiation between Stan and Susan
    Chapter 1 of 2 – This story called “A Negotiation between Stan and Susan” illustrates the six-steps of the Negotiation process. Stan tripped, saw Susan laughing with her friend Misty, and immediately jumped to the conclusion that...
  • Negotiation and Peer Mediation Lesson Objectivers CLIP
    Lesson Objectives: Negotiation, Mediation, and Arbitration
    Section 1: Lesson Objectives for Teaching about Concepts ofNegotiation,Mediation, andArbitration.Clicking on this resource link leads you to the following 10 items:(A) Character Traits Addressed(B)Conflict ResolutionStrategies Addressed(C) Other...
  • Negotiation, Mediation, and Arbitration vocabulary terminology CLIP
    Vocabulary terminology discussion: Negotiation, Mediation, and Arbitration
    Here is the Negotiation,Mediation, and Arbitrationvocabulary used in the stories and role-plays involving negotiation, mediation, peer mediation, and arbitration concepts. Class will discuss any still unclear Glossary of Terms.A. Class will...
  • K-W-L MODEL discussion introducing concepts of Negotiation, Mediation, & Arbitration
    K-W-L Model discussion: Negotiation, Mediation, and Arbitration
    Class will discuss the K & W of the K-W-L Model at the beginning of the lesson: What do you KNOW and what do you WANT TO KNOW about Negotiation, Mediation, and Arbitration? At the end of the lesson, they will close with the L discussion: What...
  • Boehner and Obama
    Era of reason begins: Obama and Boehner negotiate
    Thomas Painedidn'thave a corner on “common sense.” John Boehner, being a proud politician would like to be remembered for significant achievement. On the cliff of disaster, the moment is right for him to share a part of the glory...
  • When searching for a career be vigilant in realizing your key strengths
    When searching for a career be vigilant in realizing your key strengths
    Finding a career or being a great entrepreneur is always about selling yourself to the next employer or customer. Consider yourself as a product or service with great attributes that are needed in the marketplace. What is normally done when a...
  • Executive Man
    Negotiating Tips for Success
    Everyday life is all about bargaining and negotiating to get what you want or need. Whether at work, school, or home, you will always find a time of day where you will need to rely on your best negotiating skills, especially if you are trying to...
  • Illusions
    My Illusions
    In 1989 I found a little paperback book at my local bookstore. It's title was/is Illusions, The Adventures of a Reluctant Messiah. I almost put it back but got a feeling I should read it. I am glad I did. It is what I needed to know about the...