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LEARN THE SECRET TO
One of the key business texts of the modern era, Getting to Yes has helped millions of people learn a better way to negotiate. Based on the work of the Harvard Negotiation Project, a group that deals with all levels of negotiation and conflict resolution, it offers listeners a straightforward, universally applicable method for negotiating personal and professional disputes—at home, in business, and with the people in any situation. Listen to Getting to Yes to learn, step by step, how to:
DISENTANGLE THE PEOPLE FROM THE PROBLEM
FOCUS ON INTERESTS, NOT POSITIONS
WORK TOGETHER TO FIND CREATIVE AND FAIR OPTIONS
NEGOTIATE SUCCESSFULLY WITH ANYBODY AT ANY LEVEL
"THIS IS BY FAR THE BEST THING I’VE EVER READ ABOUT NEGOTIATION."
–JOHN KENNETH GALBRAIT
"THE AUTHORS HAVE PACKED A LOT OF COMMONSENSICAL OBSERVATION
AND ADVICE INTO A CONCISE, CLEARLY WRITTEN LITTLE BOOK."
"A COHERENT BRIEF FOR ‘WIN-WIN’ NEGOTIATIONS."
Getting to Yes
is a straightorward, universally applicable method for negotiating personal and professional disputes without getting taken -- and without getting angry.
It offers a concise, step-by-step, proven strategy for coming to mutually acceptable agreements in every sort of conflict -- whether it involves parents and children, neighbors, bosses and employees, customers or corporations, tenants or diplomats. Based on the work of Harvard Negotiation Project, a group that deal continually with all levels of negotiations and conflict resolutions from domestic to business to international, Getting to Yes tells you how to:
- Separate the people from the problem
- Focus on interests, not positions
- Work together to create opinions that will satisfy both parties
- negotiate successfully with people who are more powerful, refuse to play by the rules, or resort to "dirty tricks"
About the Author
Dennis Boutsikaris won an OBIE Award for his performance in Sight Unseen and played Mozart in Amadeus on Broadway. Among his films are *batteries not included, The Dream Team, and Boys On the Side. His many television credits include And Then There Was One, Chasing the Dragon and 100 Center Street.