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Black Belt Negotiating: Become a Master Negotiator Using Powerful Lessons from the Martial Arts by Sensei Grant Tabuchi, Michael Lee

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Parting Tips

The following, then, are the final tips for becoming a black belt negotiator.

1. Learn the Basics

Go back over the basic rules of negotiating before you venture out into the cold, cruel world. This will give you a tremendous advantage when bargaining, because few westerners have taken a class or even read a book on negotiating. Why should they bother when they haggle so rarely? However, now you know better and can use this knowledge to your advantage every single day.

2. Start Small

As mentioned, a great place to practice your negotiating skills is at garage sales. For less than $20, you are presented with the opportunity to bargain for several hours. Remember science classes in school? Think of this as lab time. Garage sales ...

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