toughest

Toughest bikers? If you watched the commercials of the last Superbowl, you may recognize some of these folks. They were on the sidelines when Peter Fonda walked out and into a 2017 Mercedes-AMG GT C Roadster. The producers of course selected actors who would would...

Give piece a chance

Spike Lee’s latest movie takes place in my old neighborhood of South Chicago. The girlfriend of a gang leader persuades other women to abstain from sex until their men agree to end the senseless cycle of violence. Not a new idea of course, it is based on the...

Six Degrees of Preparation H

Everyone knows the good cop/bad cop technique in negotiations. Same goes for other common techniques or ploys it is more a matter of the degree of knowledge and use that will separate a good or average person from a negotiation superstar. The degree to which you know...

Nashville Paradox

Giving people what they ask for doesn’t always work. In the first year of the television series Nashville, one of the main characters, Juliette Barnes (ably portrayed by the actress Hayden Panettiere) has discovered that not only has her ex-boyfriend/manager...

must negotiate

Sometimes, you don’t want to negotiate, ‘just give them what they want’. But, giving TOS (the other side) what they ask for, doesn’t always work. In the first year of the television series Nashville, one of the main characters, Juliette Barnes...