Stuart recently shared some of his secrets for success with Deborah Bailey, a writer for the Secrets of Success: Women Entrepreneurs Radio Blog. This enlightening interview is excerpted below and you can read the whole interview here. Deborah: What’s your book about? Stuart: Getting More: How To Negotiate To Succeed in Work and Life shows [...]
I had the honor to deliver the keynote speech at the National Electrical Contractor’s Association (NECA) Convention earlier this month in Las Vegas, NV. I also had a great time. Excerpted here is a blog from NECA’s website that outlines some of the tools & strategies I imparted to the group. You can read the [...]
Below is part 2 of the negotiation after the class on negotiation tools for kids. They got confidence, control and sparkle. See principal’s note below. Dear Stuart, I am so sorry that I missed your session on negotiating with the Upper Elementary children. It must have been good because they appeared out of the blue [...]
This was just sent to us by our Publisher in Brazil — Great to see the lovely Portuguese version of Getting More occupying prime real estate in Brazilian stores, right near Steve Jobs!
My 90 year old mother in law has lived in an assisted living senior facility for the past 2 years. Due to the recessed economy, management recently announced a promotional room price of $1525 per month to stir up new business. My mother in law was paying $2440 per month, and that price was slated [...]
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Yesterday I had batting practice at Giants Stadium in San Francisco with Rich Murray, who played first base for the Giants from 1980-83. His stats included four home runs and 125 hits. I traded him a signed baseball for a signed copy of Getting More. Murray was on hand for an evening at the ballpark [...]
Recently I bought a suit from one of the best fashion stores in my town in Syria. In US currency, the suit cost $300. A few days later I took the suit out of my closet, excited to sport my dapper new investment. It was then that I discovered defects in the suit that I [...]
When I called the clinic, they predictably told me that the first available appointment for me as a new patient was weeks away. My goal was to be seen right away as per my doctor’s orders. I accepted the time and date they offered me over the phone but had no intentions of giving up.