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 (ably portrayed by the actress Hayden Panettiere) has discovered that not only has her ex-boyfriend/manager stolen a large sum of money and used her credit cards, he also has a video sex tape of the two of them and wants two million dollars or he will release to the Internet.

Juliette is more concerned about her image than the money that was stolen, “I can get that back in two nights,” she said. She tells her security people to pay the money and get the