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5 Tactics to Win a Negotiation, According to an FBI Agent
In my 24 years with the FBI we didn't rely on logic or rationale; instead we used our emotional intelligence.

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Using emotional intelligence in negotiations

  • Repeat the last 1-3 words your counterpart just said back to them - makes your counterpart feel safe enough.
  • Practice tactical empathy. Demonstrate to your counterpart th...

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