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“Babble-Talk – How To Deploy It To Win More Negotiations” – Negotiation Tip of the Week

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“Babble-Talk – How To Deploy It To Win More Negotiations”

People don’t realize they’re always negotiating.

If we do, no – scratch that – instead, well, nevermind – but maybe, nah – that probably won’t work either. If the other negotiator said something like that during your negotiations, what would you think? Would you attempt to understand her nonsensical statements? She could be engaging in babble-talk, incomplete sentences devoid of complete or complex thoughts, to pull you into her head. And that may be her intent – get you into her head while she’s really getting into yours.

Babble-talk can be disrupting in negotiations. But it can also be a stealthily used maneuver to extract concealed information. Thus, it can be used as a tool to lead, alter, and deploy the other negotiators’ will to adopt yours. Continue and discover how you can use babble-talk to enhance all of your negotiation efforts.

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