How Positional Negotiation Can Damage Agendas with Dr. Joshua Weiss, Ep #70

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This is a podcast episode titled, How Positional Negotiation Can Damage Agendas with Dr. Joshua Weiss, Ep #70. The summary for this episode is: <p>We're getting political at Negotiations Ninja as Dr. Joshua Weiss—a conflict resolution and negotiations expert—joins us to talk about&nbsp;<em>the wall</em>. Dr. Weiss talks about the current situation in Washington and the growing tensions between Democrats and Republicans. How did we get here in the first place? How has positional negotiation backed both sides into a wall?</p><p>Dr. Weiss shares tactics both parties can employ to diffuse a potential political war as one shutdown ends with a possible state of emergency looming ahead. He also shares why the positional approach each side is taking should be dropped in favor of an interest-based approach. Tune in to this episode to hear how Dr. Joshua Weiss would advise both parties to create a deal that works.</p><h2>Outline of This Episode</h2><ul><li>[2:48] Learn all about Dr. Joshua Weiss</li><li>[5:27] How did we reach a government shutdown?&nbsp;</li><li>[10:17] Positional negotiation vs. interest-based negotiation&nbsp;</li><li>[13:44] Is there a simple solution for a complicated problem?&nbsp;</li><li>[22:37] What Dr. Weiss thinks the best and worst-case scenarios are</li><li>[27:10] How to remove your ego from the negotiation equation</li><li>[30:55] How to follow and connect with Dr. Joshua Weiss</li></ul><h2>Resources &amp; People Mentioned</h2><ul><li><a href="https://www.amazon.com/Trouble-Watering-Hole-Adventures-Chickie/dp/0998242306" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank">Trouble at the Watering Hole</a></li><li><a href="https://www.amazon.com/Bullied-No-More-Continuing-Adventures/dp/0999834460" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank">Bullied No More!</a></li></ul><h2>Connect with Dr. Joshua Weiss</h2><ul><li><a href="http://www.linkedin.com/in/joshua-weiss-b1882a/" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank">Connect on LinkedIn</a></li><li>Dr. Joshua Weiss’s&nbsp;<a href="http://joshuanweiss.com/" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank">Website</a></li><li>Dr. Weiss’s&nbsp;<a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8uC_-SLW6YM" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank">Tedx Talk</a></li></ul><h2>Connect With Mark</h2><ul><li>Follow Negotiations Ninja on Twitter:&nbsp;<a href="https://twitter.com/NegotiationPod" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank">@NegotiationPod</a></li><li>Connect with Mark&nbsp;<a href="https://www.linkedin.com/in/markraffan/" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank">on LinkedIn</a></li><li>Follow Negotiations Ninja&nbsp;<a href="https://www.linkedin.com/company/negotiations-ninja-podcast" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank">on LinkedIn</a></li><li>Connect on Instagram:&nbsp;<a href="https://www.instagram.com/negotiationpod/" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank">@NegotiationPod</a></li></ul><p><a href="https://plinkhq.com/i/1300435924" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank">Subscribe to Negotiations Ninja</a></p>

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We're getting political at Negotiations Ninja as Dr. Joshua Weiss—a conflict resolution and negotiations expert—joins us to talk about the wall. Dr. Weiss talks about the current situation in Washington and the growing tensions between Democrats and Republicans. How did we get here in the first place? How has positional negotiation backed both sides into a wall?

Dr. Weiss shares tactics both parties can employ to diffuse a potential political war as one shutdown ends with a possible state of emergency looming ahead. He also shares why the positional approach each side is taking should be dropped in favor of an interest-based approach. Tune in to this episode to hear how Dr. Joshua Weiss would advise both parties to create a deal that works.