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Published: May 19 , 2020
Author: Brian Buck
The other morning, I went for what seemed like my millionth pandemic walk, when I ran into my neighbor. We got to talking about our professions (well, probably more like loud talking, since we were at an exaggerated social distance). He runs a recovery clinic, and I run a negotiation consulting firm. As soon as he heard that I was a negotiator, he asked, “I’ve heard anchoring is the most important thing to do in a negotiation, right?” It got me thinking: Is that the most important thing in a negotiation?