Negotiation Skills & Conflict Resolution

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Collaboration | Negotiation | Conflict Resolution | Difficult Conversations | Relationship Management

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As stated in the Founder’s Message for this issue’s Newsletter, Agendas (defined for the purposes of this article as the decision to carry out a series of steps in order to reach a goal), can serve as a helpful focus…


Over the course of a year, Common Outlook worked with our Top 300 Executives globally to provide a more systematic, empowered approach to negotiation and relationship management. We applied their methodology to the €100’s of millions worth of contracts we negotiate each year to produce improved bottom-line returns.  They also provided top-notch consulting advice on our organization’s largest transaction ever.

Philip Jansen | Group Chief Operating Officer, Sodexo

Common Outlook had a significant impact on my Central and South American Senior Executive team.  Common Outlook’s advice and training provided the confidence and creativity my country heads needed to handle the ensuing economic crisis with great success.  We applied their input to hundreds of millions of dollars worth of transactions; their input had a very positive impact on our financial results.

Satya Menard | President, Central and South America Region, Sodexo