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Episode 87  |  20:20 min

Why It’s Time to Challenge Win-Win Negotiations

Episode 87  |  20:20 min  |  06.10.2019

Why It’s Time to Challenge Win-Win Negotiations

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This is a podcast episode titled, Why It’s Time to Challenge Win-Win Negotiations. The summary for this episode is: <p>What is a win-win negotiation? Is it even appropriate to think a win-win negotiation is achievable? The fantastic Mr. Chris Voss, author of <a href= "https://www.amazon.com/Never-Split-Difference-Negotiating-Depended/dp/0062407805" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Never Split the Difference</a>, returns to the <em>Negotiations Ninja</em> podcast. Chris was the FBI’s Chief International Hostage Negotiator for many years and is an author and prolific speaker. In this episode, we challenge the widely-held belief of a win-win negotiation. </p> <p>What does it look like when we move away from win/win negotiations to mutually beneficial negotiations? Should we be more or less transparent about what we want to achieve by the end of a negotiation? Is leverage something we should stop using as a consideration in negotiations? What are our responsibilities as a negotiator? Chris Voss talks about all this and more while sharing real-life examples from his distinguished career. Do NOT miss this. </p> <h2>Outline of This Episode</h2> <ul> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style= "font-weight: 400;">[1:51] Chris Voss’s background</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style= "font-weight: 400;">[2:58] What Chris believes win-win negotiation is</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style= "font-weight: 400;">[5:21] Is the definition of win-win too myopic?</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style= "font-weight: 400;">[7:21] Win-win: ideology versus reality</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style= "font-weight: 400;">[10:21] Engage in more transparent negotiations</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style= "font-weight: 400;">[11:25] There’s no such thing as leverage</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style= "font-weight: 400;">[13:39] Why the goal should be ‘long-term greedy’</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style= "font-weight: 400;">[15:55] Yes means nothing without the</span> <em><span style="font-weight: 400;">how</span></em></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style= "font-weight: 400;">[17:40] What’s happening at Black Swan</span></li> </ul> <h2>Resources & People Mentioned</h2> <ul> <li>BOOK: <a href= "https://www.amazon.com/Never-Split-Difference-Negotiating-Depended/dp/0062407805" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Never Split the Difference</a></li> </ul> <h2>Connect with Chris Voss</h2> <ul> <li>Connect on <a href= "https://www.linkedin.com/in/christophervoss/" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">LinkedIn</a></li> <li>Chris’ <a href="https://www.blackswanltd.com/home" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Website</a></li> <li>Text FBIEMPATHY to 22828 for a FREE Newsletter </li> </ul> <h2>Episode Sponsor:</h2> <ul> <li><a href= "https://contingentstaffing.wbresearch.com/srspricing?utm_source=negotiations%20ninja&utm_medium=mediapartner&utm_campaign=26730.004-external-ad&utm_term=register&utm_content=text&mac=nn-pcs-19&disc=nn-pcs-19" target="_blank" rel="noopener">ProcureCon Contingent Staffing</a></li> <li>Code: NN-PCS-2019 for 25% off</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>

What is a win-win negotiation? Is it even appropriate to think a win-win negotiation is achievable? The fantastic Mr. Chris Voss, author of Never Split the Difference, returns to the Negotiations Ninja podcast. Chris was the FBI’s Chief International Hostage Negotiator for many years and is an author and prolific speaker. In this episode, we challenge the widely-held belief of a win-win negotiation. 

What does it look like when we move away from win/win negotiations to mutually beneficial negotiations? Should we be more or less transparent about what we want to achieve by the end of a negotiation? Is leverage something we should stop using as a consideration in negotiations? What are our responsibilities as a negotiator? Chris Voss talks about all this and more while sharing real-life examples from his distinguished career. Do NOT miss this. 

Outline of This Episode

  • [1:51] Chris Voss’s background
  • [2:58] What Chris believes win-win negotiation is
  • [5:21] Is the definition of win-win too myopic?
  • [7:21] Win-win: ideology versus reality
  • [10:21] Engage in more transparent negotiations
  • [11:25] There’s no such thing as leverage
  • [13:39] Why the goal should be ‘long-term greedy’
  • [15:55] Yes means nothing without the how
  • [17:40] What’s happening at Black Swan

Resources & People Mentioned

Connect with Chris Voss

  • Connect on LinkedIn
  • Chris’ Website
  • Text FBIEMPATHY to 22828 for a FREE Newsletter 

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