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Episode 112  |  28:43 min

The Realities of Crisis Negotiation

Episode 112  |  28:43 min  |  12.02.2019

The Realities of Crisis Negotiation

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This is a podcast episode titled, The Realities of Crisis Negotiation. The summary for this episode is: <p>Nobody would assume that crisis negotiation is easy, but few of us truly know just how hard it is. My guest on this episode, Mark Lowther, is one of those who know the reality first-hand. Mark’s diverse catalog of experiences ranges from serving in the United States Marines to two Metro SWAT teams where he was involved in and all levels of negotiations, including the first known hostage negotiations involving social media.</p> <p>Mark has extensive background and training in suicide intervention and on this episode, you’ll hear him describe the most difficult and disappointing negotiation of his career which involved a young woman who was committed to taking her own life. Join us for this conversation to see the true face of crisis negotiation.</p> <h2>Outline of This Episode</h2> <ul> <li>[3:12] Mark’s experience in hostage and crisis negotiation throughout the U.S. and worldwide</li> <li>[3:45] The best negotiation of Mark’s illustrious career</li> <li>[12:20] The reasons and roles of a variety of diverse team members</li> <li>[14:45] The worst negotiations of Mark’s career (a suicide and a </li> <li>[22:15] The difficulty of losing a victim in a crisis situation and what we can learn</li> <li>[25:36] Knowing your team is vital for success and support</li> </ul> <h2>Resources & People Mentioned</h2> <p>Get a Free Ticket to the Spark Event in February at:</p> <p>Website: <a href="https://www.spark.scoutrfp.com/" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">ScoutRFP</a></p> <p>Ticket Code: ninja2020</p> <h2>Connect with Mark Lowther</h2> <ul> <li><a href="http://www.negotiator911.com" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">www.Negotiator911.com</a> - Mark’s website</li> <li>Mark’s <a href= "http://www.negotiations.ninja/podcast/negotiating-over-text-email-and-social-media/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">previous episode</a> on Negotiations Ninja</li> <li>Mark <a href= "https://www.linkedin.com/in/mark-lowther-13349337/" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">on LinkedIn</a></li> <li>Follow Mark on Twitter: <a href= "https://twitter.com/MarkLowther66" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">@MarkLowther66</a></li> </ul> <h2>Connect With Mark</h2> <ul> <li>Follow Negotiations Ninja on Twitter: <a href= "https://twitter.com/NegotiationPod" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">@NegotiationPod</a></li> <li>Connect with Mark <a href= "https://www.linkedin.com/in/markraffan/" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">on LinkedIn</a></li> <li>Follow Negotiations Ninja <a href= "https://www.linkedin.com/company/negotiations-ninja-podcast" target="_blank" rel="noopener">on LinkedIn</a></li> <li>Connect on Instagram: <a href= "https://www.instagram.com/negotiationpod/" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">@NegotiationPod</a></li> </ul> <p><a href="https://plinkhq.com/i/1300435924" target="_blank" rel= "noopener"><strong>Subscribe to Negotiations Ninja</strong></a></p> <h3> </h3>

Nobody would assume that crisis negotiation is easy, but few of us truly know just how hard it is. My guest on this episode, Mark Lowther, is one of those who know the reality first-hand. Mark’s diverse catalog of experiences ranges from serving in the United States Marines to two Metro SWAT teams where he was involved in and all levels of negotiations, including the first known hostage negotiations involving social media.

Mark has extensive background and training in suicide intervention and on this episode, you’ll hear him describe the most difficult and disappointing negotiation of his career which involved a young woman who was committed to taking her own life. Join us for this conversation to see the true face of crisis negotiation.

Outline of This Episode

  • [3:12] Mark’s experience in hostage and crisis negotiation throughout the U.S. and worldwide
  • [3:45] The best negotiation of Mark’s illustrious career
  • [12:20] The reasons and roles of a variety of diverse team members
  • [14:45] The worst negotiations of Mark’s career (a suicide and a 
  • [22:15] The difficulty of losing a victim in a crisis situation and what we can learn
  • [25:36] Knowing your team is vital for success and support

Resources & People Mentioned

Get a Free Ticket to the Spark Event in February at:

Website: ScoutRFP

Ticket Code: ninja2020

Connect with Mark Lowther

Connect With Mark

Subscribe to Negotiations Ninja

 

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