You can take care of many things via email, but in negotiation discussions I prefer to talk face to face. Absent that, the telephone is an okay second choice for me. In direct conversations you read body language. If you have said something that has not been taken well, you can soften it as you continue to speak. With email it’s possible to come off much harsher than you really are. If being understood is important to you, do it in person.
“I See Your Point, But. . . . “
Negotiating fees for music for a wedding or figuring budgets based on union scale do not require extensive negotiating skills. It is what it is, more or less. However, if you have to negotiate an Read more…