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The distance separating the statute and constitutionality is so abysmal that negotiations are impossible.
There isn’t anything I can tell you that you don’t already know,” Melly answered. “Yes, but if we already know it then you’re not telling us anything new,” Bea said, thinking her way through the carriages of fear on the witch’s train of thought, “and if we don’t tell you what we know and what we don’t know, then you won’t know if you’ve actually told us something we don’t know, and what you don’t know we don’t know won’t hurt you.” Melly stared at Bea, her cigarette hanging from her lip in defeat. “Did that make sense?” Joan asked. “Yes,” Melly said slowly, “but it probably shouldn’t have done.
I tried to explain that it's not enough to say what you're for, that you have to know how to achieve it. You've got to move others to your side, and you can't just convince them with your superior logic; you've got to figure out where you have leverage over them—something they need from you or fear from you.
In many instances, the words “sell” and “influence” are completely interchangeable.
In life you don't get what you deserve, you get what you negotiate.
Robert A. Caro
The most important thing a man has to tell you is what he’s not telling you,” he said. “The most important thing he has to say is what he’s trying not to say.
H. W. Brands
Fatigue could be the dealmaker's friend.
When I was a child it was very clear what I was allowed to see and what I was not allowed to see and there was no discussion or option or negotiation. Whatever my mom said, that's what went down.
Remember: when you walk into a DIY store to buy a drill, you don’t want the drill. Your end goal is to make a hole and, in order to achieve this, you have to buy the drill.
Robert A. Caro
He could follow someone’s mind around, and get where it was going before the other fellow knew where it was going.
Jihad and the rifle alone. NO negotiations, NO conferences and NO dialogue
The first thing to decide before you walk into any negotiation is what to do if the other fellow says 'no'.
In dealing with cunning people, we must ever consider their needs to interpret their speeches.
It has become increasingly clear to me that the White House is not interested in good-faith negotiations.
Negotiation is not about figuring out who is right or wrong. It is about getting the parties involved to agree to embrace the other party’s perspective.
I cannot go to elections with an open stomach. If you want to negotiate we have to conclude it before the elections. I cannot just start the negotiations [with Palestinians] saying we are ready to do this and that and not having any reply.
There is always a chance [for negotiations with Japan], or else it makes no sense to talk. How great is it? Right now, it is difficult for me to say, because this will depend, among other things, on the flexibility of our partners.
G. K. Chesterton
If you do not understand a man you cannot crush him. And if you do understand him, you probably will not.
We all need salespeople who deliver value that wasn’t there before they arrived.
If you are going to bluff, make it a big one.
Salespeople who think that it’s all about price aren’t required: If it can be sold on the internet at the lowest price, you can take the huge cost of a sales team out of the equation.
Under (Lyndon) Johnson, the Senate functions like a Greek tragedy. All the action takes place offstage, before the play begins. Nothing is left for the participants but the enactment of their prescribed roles.
Michael Bassey Johnson
Buy laughter with tears, and you'll be rich forever.
I did put together the coalition to impose sanctions. I actually started the negotiations that led to the nuclear agreement, sending some much my closest aides to begin the conversations with the Iranians.
You need a team for war, not for negotiation.
All training is negotiation, whether you're training dogs or spouses
If customers don’t trust you to help them at the beginning of the sales process, they certainly won’t trust you with their money at the end of it.
Daniel H. Pink
Policy makers and business leaders take note: money matters. But often the best use of money as a motivator is to pay people enough to take the issue of money off the table—so that people can focus on the work rather than on the cash.
Readers bring their own experiences, their own range of - their own wisdom, their own knowledge, their own insights to poem and the meaning of a poem takes place in the negotiation between the poet, the poem and the reader.
Your target market are more bothered about whether what you sell will get them promoted, sacked, recognised, accepted, praised or laid.
[Empathy] is not about being nice or agreeing with the other side. It's about understanding them. Empathy helps us learn the position the enemy is in, why their actions make sense (to them), and what might move them. As negotiators we use empathy because it works.
[9/11] was not meant to be argued with. It wasn't part of any negotiation. No message was intended with it. It spoke for itself, which is unusual.
Kurds are going to have to strike a bargain with Bashar Assad that will keep them in the Syrian state and under some kind of Syrian authority, so that they can have the protection of international legitimacy and the Syrian army against the Turks. How they can bargain with Assad is unclear. What kind of negotiations they can come to, unclear. We will see whether they get something like the Kurds in Iraq, which is a large measure of autonomy, or something less than that. That will be one of the big negotiations to come out of this process.
If what you sell doesn’t help me then why are you knocking on my door?
We all need salespeople who understand the problem and can deliver a solution that works brilliantly for both sides.
Only free men can negotiate; prisoners cannot enter into contracts. Your freedom and mine cannot be separated.
Your "if" is the only peacemaker; much virtue in "if.
If you don’t earn their trust at the beginning, they sure as hell won’t trust you with their money at the end.
Do not compromise on the quality and your customers will not negotiate on the price.
Every day's a negotiation and sometimes it's done with guns.
Ignore the people who say that the sales industry needs to become professionalised: it already has.
In 2002 the [George] Bush administration effectively put an end to negotiations of an agreement which would have established inspection procedures to ensure or to monitor compliance with the existing legal ban on biological weapons.
We will not engage in an endless process of negotiations.
Negotiation is permissible for mediocrity not for excellence.
People make their decisions based on what the facts mean to them, not on the facts themselves
22% of current business-to-business salespeople will be replaced by search engines within the next five years.
I can’t and won’t promise you magic sales fairy dust or the Jedi Mind Trick for salespeople – they simply don’t exist.
We usually learn from debates that we seldom learn from debates.
You have no position from which to negotiate. Certain things will be done. You will comply willingly, your compliance will be forced, or we will act without you.
In this wonderful modern age, if you know what you want, you can just reach out and, with the click of a mouse, take complete control of your entire buying and shopping experience.