negotiating tips

March 15, 2021
Four Negotiating Tips For Cleaning And Restoration Companies
Four Negotiating Tips For Cleaning And Restoration Companies Negotiation. This is a critically important, but often overlooked skill for professionals in the cleaning and restoration industry. From insurance companies, vendors, agents, or clients negotiation is a part of everyday life in this industry. That’s why it’s important to develop your negotiation skills to be as strong as possible. You’ll be amazed at the difference that even marginally improved negotiation skills will make for you and your business. Here are a few tips for the next time you’re faced with a situation that requires negotiating.   1. Know Who You’re Talking To The banal old poker mantra, “play the opponent, not the cards” rings true for negotiations as well. You can successfully negotiate without an understanding of who you are negotiating with. By simply knowing their perspective and what they want, you are already halfway toward your desired outcome. Do your homework ahead of time and get to know who you’re working with. This will improve your likelihood of success. 2. Listen, Listen, Listen In the same vein, great listening skills are a must for effective negotiating. Unless the one you are negotiating with feels heard and understood, they are unlikely to