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Negotiating Your Contracts

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After The Negotiation

Vanessa Van Edwards

Negotiating Your Contracts

Vanessa Van Edwards

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7. After The Negotiation

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After The Negotiation

so negotiation is done. Hopefully you're happy. Hopefully they're happy. Hopefully it's a win win after negotiation. You have this really beautiful opportunity. One is to learn. So especially if you get nervous negotiating or you were really anxious about this negotiation, look back and see what worked and what didn't work because likely you're going to have to do it again. So what worked? What didn't work with the poor building work to the yes ladder works and all those things work. It's a good learning opportunity for you. But second, this is the time to seal the deal relationship wise with your person. So um, I always always always have a thank you note after negotiations, even if I feel like I've lost even, I feel like I didn't go well, I always want to note usually an email or a text depends on the relationship that says, hey thanks for doing that with me. I know that was a hard thing to, to work through, but we did it, we made it congrats. So I will always send a thank you for ge...

tting through whatever we got through. Learning a little bit of gratitude it helps you because you never know when another negotiations coming down the line.

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We negotiate all the time -- from lease agreements to suppliers, to lenders, and even to hiring contractors or employees. Everyone needs to understand the dynamics of powerful negotiations, but for many, the thought of negotiating can feel agonizing and uncomfortable. Do you struggle talking about money, asking for money, asking for discounts? You are not alone. No one is a born negotiator and there are tools you can learn right now to improve your negotiation skills. The fallout from the pandemic and subsequent shutdowns wreaked havoc on so many small businesses, but that also means that landlords, suppliers, lenders, and others might be more willing to renegotiate your contracts. The time is now to hone your negotiation skills.

Join Vanessa Van Edwards, published author and behavioral investigators, who has been featured on NPR, TED, CNN, and USA Today who will teach you the science behind successful negotiations.

Negotiation is a life and career skill and in this class you will learn:

  • How to build rapport with your negotiating partner
  • How to prepare for any negotiation
  • Understand Your Better Alternative to a Negotiated Agreement (BATNA)
  • How to get your partner on the YES ladder
  • How to use negotiation as a business research tool
  • Tools for nervous negotiators


Vanessa is Lead Investigator at Science of People. She is the bestselling author of Captivate: The Science of Succeeding with People. Her book has been translated into 15 different languages and more than 20 million people watch her on her popular YouTube channel.

Her unique work has been featured in dozens of media outlet including CNN, BBC, CBS, Fast Company, Inc., Entrepreneur Magazine, USA Today, the Today Show and many more. Vanessa regularly speaks to innovative companies including Google, Nike, Facebook, Comcast, Miller-Coors, Microsoft, and Penguin Random-House. She has been a spokesperson for Dove, American Express, Clean and Clear and Symantec.

Millions visit her website,, every month for her methods turning “soft skills” into actionable, masterable frameworks that can be applied in daily life. Hundreds of thousands of students have taken her communication courses on Udemy, CreativeLive, LinkedIn and her flagship course People School.

Vanessa is renowned for teaching science-backed people skills to audiences around the world including SxSW, MIT, and CES to name a few. Her groundbreaking and engaging workshops and courses teach individuals how to succeed in business and life by understanding the hidden dynamics of people.

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