Never Split The Difference

Until I read this, I never realized that I’m constantly negotiating. Whether I’m negotiating with myself bc I want a gluten-free corn muffin but am on a diet #cheatday or am negating with the guy I’m seeing because I need a date to an engagement party but we’ve only been together 3 weeks- I’m constantly persuading. So… why not be really good at it? Chris Voss teaches you how. His book outlines the mind tricks that help you get what you want in and out of the office. If you haven’t read this yet- please do. It’s such a quick read and a HUGE value add.

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A former international hostage negotiator for the FBI offers a new, field-tested approach to high-stakes negotiations—whether in the boardroom or at home.

After a stint policing the rough streets of Kansas City, Missouri, Chris Voss joined the FBI, where his career as a hostage negotiator brought him face-to-face with a range of criminals, including bank robbers and terrorists. Reaching the pinnacle of his profession, he became the FBI’s lead international kidnapping negotiator. Never Split the Difference takes you inside the world of high-stakes negotiations and into Voss’s head, revealing the skills that helped him and his colleagues succeed where it mattered most: saving lives. In this practical guide, he shares the nine effective principles—counterintuitive tactics and strategies—you too can use to become more persuasive in both your professional and personal life.

Life is a series of negotiations you should be prepared for: buying a car, negotiating a salary, buying a home, renegotiating rent, deliberating with your partner. Taking emotional intelligence and intuition to the next level, Never Split the Difference gives you the competitive edge in any discussion.

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