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Negotiation Tip - Patience and Persistence Are Your Hidden Strengths
Patience and persistence are two of the most effective weapons in your negotiation arsenal. Winning negotiators know that by staying calm, determined, and focused they gain advantage that translates into favorable deals.
During the negotiation process you test your counterpart's expectations and goals as well as your own. Agreement is reached only after each party is ready to move from the wishful into the realm of the possible. Change takes place over time in small, constant, incremental movements. You cannot rush the process. The right number at the wrong time is the wrong number!
Patience and persistence should be the foundation for all your strategic moves in a negotiation. Use the time effectively to:
When engaging in any mediation or settlement process, put these negotiating skills to use to help you achieve the optimal outcome.
To file for divorce, one spouse must have lived in California for the last six months, and the county where the action is filed for the last three months. Spouses who have lived in California for at least six months, but in different counties for at least three months can file in either county. These California residency requirements must be met in order for the court to have jurisdiction of the case.
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