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In the Spirit of Negotiation

June 7th, 2013 by admin in education, negotiating

The manicured academic oasis of the Columbia University campus on Morningside Heights may be an unlikely place for tips about car buying, or any negotiation. A caravan of busses regularly splutters up Broadway. For those going downtown the 1 train offers newish Wi-Fi access below  96th Street. And then, there are car or bike-sharing options. Read the rest of this entry »

Nice Girls …the Sequel

May 11th, 2011 by admin in Books, Careers, negotiating, Uncategorized, women

Early in the last decade  Dr. Lois P. Frankel  wrote Nince Girls Don’t Get the Corner Office.  The book touched a nerve, became an international best seller and was translated into 25 languages. Now Dr. Frankel is back with a co-author,  Carol Frohlinger  who is an attorney and cofounder of Negotiating Women, Inc., whose mission is to help women negotiate more confidently. The title of their new book is Nice Girls Just Don’t Get It. Read the rest of this entry »

Management Lessons from the Weather

February 2nd, 2011 by admin in innovation

During a particularly balmy January interlude in the middle of the last decade, I exmained the consequences of warmer office temperatures in a story called  Some Like It Hot.  In many ways it was a lighthearted piece, written during record breaking high temperatures. By the time the story was published and set to drop on doorsteps and driveways, the area was hit was a massive blizzard delaying  and cancelling deliveries, once again proving weather holds sway over our best decisions. Read the rest of this entry »