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Advanced Negotiating:
Finding the Win-Win

Recently our Founder Peter Hiddema teamed up with Welch LLP’s Managing Partner Michael Burch to discuss how to find the win-win in real life.

Among other things, they discussed:
· How to transform a battle into a win-win negotiation
· Making low-cost, high-gain trades
· How to start a difficult conversation
· Knowing when (and how) to walk way

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Fixed or Growth Mindset

Very early on in her compelling book Mindset, author Carol Dweck (a Professor at Stanford University) asks us to consider the kind of mindsets we carry, and in doing so, asks us to look at the beliefs that guide them.

To that end, she lists four agree/disagree statements about our abilities.

  1. Your intelligence is something very basic about you that you can't change.
  2. You can learn new things, but you can't really change how intelligent you are.
  3. No matter how much intelligence you have, you can change it quite a bit.
  4. You can always substantially change how intelligent you are.

Which statements did you agree with more?

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